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Sutton Memorial and Mclaughlin Funeral Chapels

Minnie Hofmann

Apr. 2, 1928 - Aug. 22, 2017

Sutton resident, Minnie Hofmann, 89, passed away Tuesday, August 22, 2017, at the Sutton Community Home in Sutton, NE.

Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 25, 2017, at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE with the Free German Reformed Salem Church Elders officiating. Interment will follow at the Free German Reformed Salem Church Cemetery near Sutton.

Visitation will be Thursday, from 1 p.m. 8 p.m., with the family present from 5 p.m. 7 p.m., at Sutton Memorial Chapel in Sutton, NE.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to be designated later.

Minnie was born April 2, 1928, in Clay County Nebraska to Richard A. and Olanda Griess. Minnie received her education at District #8 country school in Stockham, NE. On August 23, 1950, she married Gilbert Hofmann in Aurora, NE. They resided on their farm until 1979. Minnie was a loving mother to 4 children and adored spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was a member of the Women's Auxiliary and Sutton Garden Club. She loved gardening and everyone admired her beautiful flowers. She was a wonderful cook and her family remembers her mock angel food cake, pickled peaches and lemon meringue pie.

Minnie is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Lorraine and LuElla Hofmann of Sutton; daughters and sons-in-law, Virginia and Dave Griess of Sutton; and Barb and Ross Fisher of Fairfield; daughter-in-law, Jocelyn Hofmann; sister, Leona Rath and sister-in-law, Anna Griess all of Sutton; brother-in-law, Pauly Griess of Grafton; 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gilbert; son, Robert Hofmann; grandson, Kevin Hofmann; granddaughter, Shannon Griess; and other family members.


Aug. 25, 2017
Kevin Erickson

I know that your entire family will miss Minnie. It was enjoyable to get to know here when I would see her at the community home.

Aug. 23, 2017
Dave & Linda Trice

Your in ours prayers

Aug. 23, 2017
Cindy Marquis

I am so sorry for your loss-I bet my mom and dad are giving her big hugs...Prayers for all

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