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Glen Roy Hofer
Glen Roy "Roundy" Hofer, 78, of Menominee, MI., passed away on Saturday, Sept. 14, at BAMC, Marinette.
Born June 27, 1935, in Menominee to the late William and Alice (Schilawski) Hofer, he served in the United States Navy during the Korean War. He married the former Alice LaLonde on Nov. 9, 1959 and she preceded him in death on Jan. 14, 2000. A member of Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church and American Legion Post # 146 in Menominee, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and going to camp. He worked at Giddings & Lewis for over 40 years, retiring in 1998.
He is survived by three sons, Carl (Chris) Hofer, Robert (Kathy) Hofer, both of Menominee and Gary (Linda) Uecke of Marinette; a daughter, Mary (Tom) Redman of Woodridge, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, with two more on the way; two sisters, Eleanor Guise of New Berlin and Alice Mae (Louis) Hellermann of Lake Havasu City, Ariz.; two brothers, Richard Hofer of Marinette and Donald (Doris) Hofer of Orange County, Ca.; a special friend, Gloria Martin; a camp buddy, Rod Rynning; nieces, nephews, cousins and many other family members and friends.
Along with his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Bill Uecke; a sister, Doris Fessenden and three brothers, William, Fred and Robert Hofer.
Friends may call at the Cadieu-Thielen Funeral Home on Thursday, Sept.19, from 4 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. with the The American Legion conducting services at 6:20 p.m., followed by funeral services with Rev. Paul Cole. Additional visitation will continue at Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church on Friday, Sept. 20 from 10 a.m. until time of funeral services at 11 a.m. The Rev. Cole will officiate with burial in Riverside Cemetery. The 20 Year Club will perform military honors. A memorial fund has been established in his name and any expressions of sympathy and kindness can be directed to a family member.