Terry Lee Hoffman

March 1, 1935 ~ July 19, 2023 (age 88) 88 Years Old


Terry Lee Hoffman, a long-time member of the Woodland Park community, passed away peacefully at the age of eighty-eight in his home on Thursday, July 19, 2023.

Terry was born in Des Moines, Iowa where he graduated from East High School and later obtained his pilot’s license with instrument rating from Sierra Academy of Aeronautics in Atwater, CA. He served in the Army during the Korean War.

He met his wife, Patricia, while he worked at Sherwin-Williams Paint and they were both attending Drake University in Des Moines. They married and had two children, Bruce, and Bridget, and moved to California where he worked as a warehouse worker until retiring from a back injury, after which he and Pat moved to Woodland Park. He loved baseball, basketball, wrestling
and family hiking in northern California.

Terry was preceded in death by his mother Garnett Greenhalgh-Young and beloved wife Pat, who passed away in 2022.

Both Pat and Terry were fond of cats and sheltered many wherever they lived. As a result, anyone who is inclined to donate on Terry’s behalf should do so in his name to Wild Blue Cats! PO Box 88252, Colorado Springs, Co 80908. Wild Blue Cats – A Refuge for Cats & Kittens (

Terry will be missed by his daughter Bridget Hoffman, devoted fellow-cat lover Bernie Smith, cousin Melody Connett, and many friends near and far.

No service has been planned.

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