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Lowell Hoffman

October 12, 1929 — October 9, 2023

Staples

Lowell Hoffman, 93, of Staples, MN passed away on Monday October 9, 2023 in Staples. Funeral Services for Lowell will be held on Monday October 16, 2023 at 11:00am at Faith Lutheran Church (430 12th St NE, Staples, MN 56479) in Staples. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the start of the service at the church. Lunch will be served following the service. Burial will be at Pinewood Cemetery in Crosslake.

Lowell Hoffman was born on October 12, 1929, in a town called Spiral Siding, North Dakota. He grew up in the town of Kenmare, North Dakota, where he graduated from high school. In 1951, he joined the Marines and served in California as a Frogman. During that same year, he married his wife, Carolle Anderson. After his service in the Marines, Lowell immediately started with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, where he had a successful 35-year career. He was stationed at several locations throughout the U.S. working in various roles with the highlight of his career at Boston, Massachusetts as the Assistant Regional Director, covering the 13 Northeastern states. He transferred from Boston to Bloomington, MN and retired at the Federal building.

In 1992, his wife of 41 years passed away. In 1994 Lowell married his current wife, Virginia. He enjoyed many good years in retirement, enjoying fishing and golfing until his health deteriorated.

Lowell was preceded in death by his Parents, Lewis and Florence Hoffman, Wife Carolle, 3 brothers and 2 sisters. Survived by wife, Virginia, his children, Janice (Bill) McCullough, Bernadine (Steve) Walker, Greg (Colleen) Hoffman, and Scott (Pamela Anderson) Hoffman. Virginia’s children, Jody (Brad) Farber, Bob (Kay) Mueller, Kevin (Jackie) Mueller and James (Kim) Mueller. 18 Grandchildren and 27 Great-Grandchildren, 3 Great-Great Grandchildren and many loving relatives and friends.

Arrangements are entrusted to Brenny Family Funeral Chapel, Staples.

 

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Visitation

Monday, October 16, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Faith Lutheran Church-Staples

430 12th St NE, Staples, MN 56479

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Funeral Service

Monday, October 16, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Faith Lutheran Church-Staples

430 12th St NE, Staples, MN 56479

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