Joe Hoffart

joe hoffart
Joe J. Hoffart, age 91, of Fargo, died Thursday, March 31, 2005, at ManorCare Health Services in Fargo. Joe was born January 24, 1914, to John and Magdalena (Schiff) Hoffart on the family farm near Rugby, ND. Through the years, Joe farmed in Pierce County, was a custom combiner, and operated a repair shop. He was united in marriage to Angela Martel on December 28, 1937, in Thorne, ND. They moved to Rugby in 1974. He is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Frank and Louie; and one sister, Cecelia. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Angela of Fargo; children, Larry (Mary) Hoffart of Grand Forks, ND, Ron (Marlene) Hoffart of Fargo, Wayne Hoffart of Browns Valley, MN, Marjorie (Cliff) Tokach of Mandan, ND, and Willie Hoffart of the Phillipines; 18 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mary Doney of Mesa, AZ. A memorial mass will be held Sunday, April 3, 2005, at 2:00 p.m. in Riverview Place, Fargo. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Riverview Place, Fargo. Arrangements entrusted to Boulger Funeral Home, Fargo. Online guestbook at

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