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Sherry Kay Hoffschneider

    Sherry Kay Hoffschneider, age 53 of Utica, NE, died Wednesday, February 28, 2024 in Seward, NE. She was born on April 27, 1970, to Robert Joseph and Glenda Kay (Johnson) Thorn in Marysville, KS. On December 4, 1993, she was united in marriage to Todd James Hoffschneider in Beattie, KS.

    Sherry was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Utica. She was most recently employed with DHHS as an office specialist. Previously, she served as a teacher’s aid for 9 years at St. Paul’s Lutheran School where she shared her creative talents with students, staff, and the community. She was an artist and formerly a floral designer, and loved music. Sherry really enjoyed being on the farm and loved her children and family times.

    She is survived by her daughters Rebecca Kay Hoffschneider and Rachel Erin Hoffschneider both of Lincoln, NE, her son James Robert Hoffschneider of Utica, mother Glenda Kay (Johnson, Thorn) Decker of Utica, brother Paul Joseph (Brandi) Thorn of Lincoln, sister Tammy Renee (Brent) Schick of Osawatomie, KS, mother-in-law Joan Hoffschneider of Utica, brothers-in-law Allan (Julie) Hoffschneider of Waco, Scott (Jenny) Hoffschneider of Arlington, NE, Kevin (Jill) Hoffschneider of Burwell, sister-in-law Lori (Wayne) Bruns of Waco, nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.

    She was preceded in death by her husband Todd James Hoffschneider, father Robert Thorn, and father-in-law Burton Hoffschneider.

    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Utica. Interment will follow the service at St. John Cemetery in Waco, NE. Visitation will be held from 1-8 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2024 with the family greeting friends from 6-7:30 p.m. all at Metz Mortuary in York. In lieu of flowers and plants memorials may be directed to St. Paul Lutheran Church and School or to the family for later designation. Services will be livestreamed by going to St. Paul Lutheran Church website.

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