Dustan was born July 3, 1955 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He was the second of four children born to Donald and Elizabeth (Oskey) Hoffman.
Dustan was united in marriage to Ruth Manders. She preceded him in death on November 15, 1994. He was later united in marriage to Debra L. Fournier in Vienna on March 20, 2019.
In addition to his wife, Dustan is survived by: his children – Eric (Samantha) Hoffman, Dustan Hoffman, Jr., and Elizabeth (Charles Conely) Hoffman; 4 grandchildren – Darian Renier, Devon Conely, Charles Hoffman and Henry Hoffman, and 2 brothers – Donald Hoffman and Timothy Hoffman.
In addition to his parents and his first wife, Dustan was preceded in death by a sister – Sandra Hoffman.
Dustan had been employed as a crane operator at the De Pere Foundry in De Pere, Wisconsin. He had also been a factory worker and was a skilled carpenter and housepainter. For many years, he was employed by Tom Haden as a farm laborer.
Dustan had a love of antiques and completing antique restoration projects. He was a gifted and skillful woodworker and enjoyed crafting and creating many wood items. Dustan is fondly remembered for his love of music. He and Debra enjoyed time spent with friends playing and listening to music. Dustan played the harmonica as well as the spoons.
Dustan was a born again Christian. He faithfully studied his Bible daily.
In accordance with his wishes, there will be no public services. A private gathering will be held to honor and remember Dustan’s life.
The family suggests that in lieu of customary remembrances, that when you listen to your favorite song or music, you remember Dustan and his love of life and music.