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Christina Anna (Kappes) HoffJanuary 15, 1961 ~ December 31, 2017 (age 56)
An inductee of the 2013 Ripley County Basketball Hall of Fame, Christina A. Kappes Hoff, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017 at UC Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. She was born January 15, 1961 in Greensburg, Indiana to the late Raymond B. and Ethel Freel Kappes. She was married to Alvin Hoff on July 27, 1985 at St. John’s Catholic Church in Osgood. They began their lives together in Sunman and to this marriage they were blessed with two children.
Christina graduated from Jac-Cen Del High School in 1979. She was a multi-sport athlete winning numerous awards especially in basketball. After graduating she began working at the US Shoe Company in Osgood. Shortly thereafter, she was married and began working for Hill Rom of Batesville.
She was a dedicated wife and supportive mother who was always there to help with any projects or needs. Christina was known for her beautiful flowers that she planted everywhere. Also, she was extremely crafty in making things and beautifully decorating her house for each season.
Family and friends always knew where they stood with her if they were to get out of line! She will be so missed by her family and friends.
Survivors include husband, Alvin Hoff of Sunman; son, Dustin Michael Hoff (fiancé Kristi Welland); and daughter, Brittany Nicole Hoff of Guilford. Three brothers also survive; Norman (Connie) Kappes of Osgood, Frank (Debbie) of Fairview, and John (Teresa) Kappes of Versailles. Seven sisters survive; Edna Yagami of Richmond, KY,Carolyn (Wesley) Bradley of Osgood, Velma (Jerry) Armstrong of Rising Sun, Martha (Jeff) Peaslee of Versailles, Rosemary (Rick) Hooten of Osgood, Regina (Doug) West of Versailles and Debra Schmidt of Osgood. Sister-in-law’s Judy Kappes of Bennington and Kathy Kappes of Aurora along with many nieces and nephews also survive.
Visitation will be Thursday evening, January 4, 2018 from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Neal’s. Funeral will be Friday, January 5, 2018 at 11:00 am at St. John’s Catholic Church in Osgood. Burial will be at the church cemetery in Osgood. Memorials may go to the donor’s choice.
Arrangements handled by Neal’s Funeral Home