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Donna M (Hoffman) Figgins

May 21, 1938 ~ August 6, 2021 (age 83)


Donna Mae Figgins went home to be with the Lord on Friday, August 6, 2021 at her home in Red Cloud, Nebraska. She was 83 years old.  Donna was born on May 21, 1938 in Campbell, Nebraska to Iris (Kinney) and William G. Hoffman.

She received her formal education attending the Bladen High School where she graduated with the class of 1956. She continued her studies at Kearney State Teachers College, earning her Certificate in Normal Training. She taught country school for one year.

On April 19, 1957 she was united in marriage with the love of her life, Gerald Figgins. They lived in Washington until 1959, and Arizona until the Spring of 1962, when they moved to Bladen, Nebraska. In February of 1967, they moved to Hastings, Nebraska. This union was blessed with three children, Marlene, Darrel and William.

In 1981, they founded Figgins Construction. In 1983, they moved to Red Cloud, Nebraska and have made their home there since.

In her leisure time Donna had several hobbies and interests that she loved. Her greatest love and enthusiasm was for her family and she especially cherished the time spent with all of them.

Preceding her in death were her parents, William and Iris Hoffman, and a sister, Mary Maxine Krueger.

Left to treasure her memory is her husband, Gerald, of Red Cloud; daughter, Marlene and husband, Clint Baker of Red Cloud; sons, Darrel and William Figgins of Red Cloud. Also surviving are her grandsons, Austin, Taylor and Dylan; granddaughters, Amberly, Lynn Marie and Rebecca; great grandchildren, Caleb, Kay, Jalyn, Jade, Kimmy, Nathan, Hunter and Kai; great-great granddaughters, Maria and Elena; a sister, Barbara Hornbeck of Rockford, Illinois; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Graveside services were Tuesday, 10:30 am, August 10, 2021 at the Red Cloud Cemetery with Pastor Jay Towell officiating.


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Red Cloud, Nebraska  68970

Phone 402-746-2500

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