A brief biography of President Hoffmann
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Teodoro Hoffmann Ilica was born in Wels, Austria, the son of Bartolomeus Rudolf Hoffmann and Anna Ilica Hoffmann.
He received a technical accountant degree from University of La Salle.
He married Estela Margarita Sumaitre. They have four children.
In 1990, the Hoffmanns were members of the Naguanagua Ward, Valencia Venezuela Stake. President Hoffmann was serving as bishop and working as an accountant. He had served formerly as a mission president's counselor, a stake president, and a bishop.
Sister Hoffman was born in Caracas, Venezuela, the daughter of David Bendayan and Mercedes Margarita Sumaitre.
In 1990, when she received the call to serve with her husband in the Venezuela Caracas Mission, she was serving as the Young Women president of the Naguanagua Ward of the Valencia Venezuela Stake. She had served formerly as a stake Relief Society president's counselor, a ward Relief Society president, a seminary teacher, a Relief Society teacher, and a Teacher Development instructor.
In 1995, President Hoffman succeeded Gamaliel Osorno Flores as president of the Valencia Venezuela Los Sauces Stake. At that time he was working as an independent distributor for Natures Sunshine of Venezuela. In addition to those callings listed above he had also served as a district president and branch president.
In 2004, President and Sister Hoffmann together again as missionaries. This time they served in teh Maracaibo Mission under President Rogers.
In 2005, President Hoffman was called to preside over the Venezuela Maracaibo Mission when President Rogers had to return home to the United States unexpectedly.
In 2006, President Hoffman was called to preside over the Caracas Venezuela Temple.
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