Rita Maria Hoffman, age 72 of Cascade, passed away Friday, May 16, 2014 with her family by her side, following a brief illness. Rita enjoyed gardening and vacationing with her family in Nassau, Bahamas. Above all she loved being with her grandchildren. Rita will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by sister, Tea Zaskowski; children, Paula (Adam) Ohlman, Steve Hoffman, Stacey (Paul) Faba; grandchildren, Brandon, Paige, Lauren, Isabella, and Xander; and special friends Sue Wauben and Carol Walters. A private family gathering to celebrate Rita’s life will be held at a later date.