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June 29, 1941 – Monday, June 11, 2012

Service Information
Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo, MN
Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
3:00 P.M.

Visitation Information
Wednesday, June 20th, 2012
2-3 P.M.

Milford Hofius, age 70, of Buffalo passed away on Monday, June 11, 2012 at his residence.

He was born on June 29, 1941 in Rochester, Minnesota the son of Faye Milford & Pearl Strain Hofius.

Milford honorably served his Country in The United States Air Force.

He was formerly employed as a welder at Plymouth Industries.

Survived by daughters: Lori Hofius of Dassel, Kristi (Mike) Bednarchuk of Waverly; two grandchildren: Katelyn Bednarchuk and Kellie Bednarchuk; brothers: Gordon Hofius of Owatonna and Eugene Hofius of Mazeppa, Minnesota; sisters: Evelyn Lee of Owatonna, Yvonne Hofius of Owatonna, Charleen Hofius of Owatonna and Sharol Hofius of Faribault; many other relatives and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a sister.

A Memorial Service for Milford Hofius will be held on Wednesday, June 20th at 3:00 P.M. at Zion Lutheran Church in Buffalo. Pastor Ted Vanderpan will officiate.

A Time of gathering will be held on Wednesday, June 20th from 2:00-3:00 P.M. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred.

The Peterson Chapel in Buffalo is serving the family. Online condolences may be made to

6 Guestbook Entries

  1. LaRayne Wandrey

    I am so sorry for your loss.
    I will miss him.


  2. Jana Endres

    Lori, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. He will be missed.

  3. Tammy Hofius

    Lori and Kristi, Our deepest sympathy. I am still in shock about all of this. Remember, we are and always will be family. Please keep in touch. Love all of you.

    Tammy and Joe

  4. Kathrine Kriesel

    I’m so sorry to hear about your brother, Yvonne. May God’s spirit hold you during this difficult time. My thoughts will be with you especially today. As Christians we know he is in God’s chosen place. Love, Kathrine

  5. Lisa Harty

    I love you Mel- ‘watch your numbers.’ I will miss you so much. I just can’t believe it. I prayed from the moment I heard that you moved on and I will continue to.

  6. linda faue [hayes]

    Sorry for your loss. God be with you and your family.


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