Lily studied in Debonair (near Roland), Winkler and Steinbach, Man. She taught public school by permit until she enrolled in Winnipeg Bible Institute. After earning her licensed practical nurse diploma, Lily worked at Concordia Hospital, Winnipeg, for a brief time before marrying ∀ George Hogman from Estevan, Sask. The newlyweds pastored in Griffin, Sask., and then for 13 years in Estevan. In 1969, they moved to Pambrun, Sask., where George was on faculty at Millar College of the Bible for 27 years. In 2009, they moved to Pineview Manor in Rosthern, Sask. Lily was loving support to George, a wise mother and a loving grandmother. Her willingness to serve others stemmed from her personal faith in Christ.