Services for Rudolph Hoffman

Rudolph Hoffman, age 88, resident of Riverside Board and Lodge of McIntosh, MN, passed away on Sunday, January 19th, at McIntosh Senior Living. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 29th, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in McIntosh with the Rev. Gordon Syverson officiating. A time of visiting will be held for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at the church. Arrangements are with Carlin Family Funeral Service, serving McIntosh

Rudolph was born on March 4, 1931 in St. Walburg, Saskatchewan, Canada to parents Joseph and Helen (Boehm) Hoffman. He was baptized and confirmed at Assumption Catholic Church in Walburg and attended rural school.

He moved to the U.S. and lived in Crookston. He worked at Simplot and then American Crystal Sugar for 25 years until his retirement. Rudy also worked for several area farmers before and after his retirement, which he much enjoyed. He moved to McIntosh in 1996 and lived at Riverside Board and Lodge. Since November of 2019, Rudy has resided at McIntosh Senior Living where he touched the hearts of many during his short stay.

He was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in McIntosh. Rudy held dual U.S. and Canada citizenship.

Rudy liked polka music, eating crab apples, and watching hockey and bull riding on TV. Rudy was a very kind man and never complained about anything. He was known for his laugh and his smile. He will be dearly missed.

Survivors include one brother, Joe; three sisters, Martha, Sophie and Louise; and his Riverside family.

He was preceded in death by his parents and five other siblings.


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Gonvick, MN 56644
Telephone: (218) 487-5225

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