Sydney Kay Rogers Hoefelmann was born January 6th, 1951 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Dean Rogers and Grace Shoppe Rogers.
Sydney spent her formative years assisting her family as Disciples of Christ missionaries in Argentina and Paraguay.
Returning to the United States, she attended Texas Christian University graduating with a BSRN in 1973.
While attending class she met Richard Walter Hoefelmann, They were married in 1973 and spent 48 beautiful years together. Their marriage was blessed by three children Sylvia, Steven and Alicita.
Sydney served as a postpartum nurse, a lamaze class teacher and she assisted in her husband’s practice.
Becoming fluent in Spanish while working on the mission field, Sydney shared her love of languages by substituting at Community Christian School as well as serving as a clinical instructor at TCU.
Sydney took an active interest in her community organizing the CROP Hunger Walk, attending Hands Across America, and stayed active in the church. She had many interests including art, jewelry design and painting.
Sydney made friends wherever she went. She spent her happiest years dotting on her many grandchildren and extended friends and family.
Sydney passed on to the arms of God on Saturday May 7th, 2022 with her husband by her side.
She was preceeded in death by her parents, Dean and Grace; sister, Sylvia Douglas; and brother, Steven Rogers.
Sydney is survived by husband, Dr. Richard Hoefelmann; brothers, Lyndon and David Rogers; children and spouses, Sylvia Hoefelmann, Steven and Lara Hoefelmann, Blake and Alicita Harrington; grandchildren, Sierra, Jaysen, Juliet, Margot, Jett, Sally Jane, and Miles.
She leaves a legacy of unconditional love that touched the lives of everyone she met.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Baum-Carlock-Bumgardner Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Friday, May 13th 2022 at the Mineral Wells Church of God, 2501 SE 14th Ave, Mineral Wells, Texas. Burial will follow at Woodland Park Cemetery.
Friday, May 13, 2022
Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)
Mineral Wells Church of God