Lucille Hoffman, age 91, of Canby, Minnesota passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at the Minneota Manor in Minneota, Minnesota. A private family Catholic service will be held on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the Houseman Funeral Home, Birk Chapel, Canby, MN. Burial will be in the St. Leo Catholic Cemetery, St. Leo, MN. Houseman Funeral Home, Birk Chapel in Canby, MN is entrusted with the arrangements.
Lucille Cecilia Hoffman was born on November 11, 1929, St. Leo, Minnesota. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Leo Catholic Church. On January 25, 1950 Lucille Weber was united in marriage to Norbert Bernard Hoffman at St. Leo Catholic Church. They were blessed with six children that they raised on the farm in Wergeland Township. In 1978 they moved off the farm into Canby and in 2012 they moved to Hill Street Apartments in Marshall, MN. After the death of Norbert, Lucille retuned to Canby, residing at Sylvan Place Assisted Living in Canby, MN until she entered into Hospice at the Minneota Manor. Lucille’s enjoyments in life consisted of attending family events, playing cards, square dancing, cooking and baking. She had a gift of striking up a conversation with anyone and everyone! She and Norbert also enjoyed spending their winter months in Alamo, Texas. She was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church, St. Peter’s Catholic Church and Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Marshall, MN
Her beautiful life will be forever cherished by her four children: Jim (Connie) Hoffman of Canby, Tricia (John Runda) McMahon of Helena, MT, Lois (John) Dero of Minneota and Rick (Anna) Hoffman of Maple Grove, MN; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Included are Lucille’s precious God Children; Barb Weber, Roger Weber, Dan Hoffman, Jody Jensen, Kathy Hoffman and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents, Henry & Lena (Kockelman) Weber, husband Norbert, son Gene and infant daughter Mary Lou; one brother Marvin Weber, and one sister Darlene Westre.
In lieu of flowers the family prefers donations to St. Peter’s Catholic School.