Karla M. Hoffman, 60, of Fremont, OH passed away with her husband by her side on December 30, 2016 at Eden Springs in Green Springs, OH. She was born on August 3, 1956 in Toledo, OH to H. Dean and M. Louise (Carone) Watkins. She was a 1974 graduate of Bowsher High School and received her Bachelor of Elementary Education degree from the University of Toledo in 1978.
Karla married Mark L. Hoffman on June 29, 1979 at St. James Catholic Church in Toledo, OH and he survives. She worked for over ten years as a teacher’s aide and substitute teacher at the School of Hope in Fremont. She truly loved her job and working with the children at the school.
Karla was a member of St. Ann Catholic Church and had a strong faith. She loved to spend time with her family and friends and was always there to listen to them. Her sincerity and kindness was given to everyone she met and was loved by all.
Karla is survived by her husband of thirty-seven years, Mark Hoffman, Fremont; children, Erin Hoffman, Columbus, OH and Michael Hoffman, Fremont; mother, M. Louise Watkins, Maumee, OH and grandson, John Hoffman.
She was preceded in death by her father; brother, Dean M. Watkins and sister, Tina L. Goodnough.
Memorial visitation: Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH.
Memorial Mass of Christian Burial: Thursday, January 5, 2017; 10:30 a.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, 1021 W. State St., Fremont, OH.
Memorials: St. Ann Catholic Church or School of Hope.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.whhfh.com.