Larry Hoff, 81, of Audubon, MN passed away on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at Ecumen- Emmanuel Nursing Center in Detroit Lakes, MN.
Laurence “Larry” John Hoff was born on December 12, 1939, in Fargo, ND to Alvin Sr and Frieda (Ystebo) Hoff. The family resided in Gardner, ND in his early years. The family later moved across the Red River to Perley, MN. He attended Riverside Country School, Borup Public School, then graduated from Hendrum Public School. After graduation, Larry continued to farm. In the winter months, he worked at American Crystal Sugar and joined the North Dakota Air National Guard.
On February 23,1963, Larry was united in marriage to RoseAnn Swift at Landstad Lutheran Church of Rural Perley, MN. The couple made their home in rural Perley, MN. The couple continued to farm, buy, and sell machinery. The couple raised three children Barb, Jeff, and Greg. After retiring from farming, he worked for Scheels Hardware in Moorhead, MN, and Fargo, ND. The couple moved to Audubon, MN where he resided until his passing.
Larry was past president of Norman County NFO, Norman County Outstanding Young Farmer, sang with the Detroit Lakes Skippers, and a Deacon and Trustee at Lake Eunice Evangelical Free Church. Larry enjoyed hunting, fishing, Vikings, NASCAR, talking and Westerns!
Deeply loved, Larry’s passing is mourned by his wife of 58 years RoseAnn; children Barbara Hoff of Audubon, MN, and Gregory (Barbara) Hoff of Hawley, MN; daughter in-law Marci Hoff of Pelican Rapids, MN; grandchildren Amelia (Diff), Arielle (Nate), Cameron (Kassidy), Megan, Madison (Lanz), Gavin, Wyatt, and Tatum; great-grandchildren Andrew, Angel, Liam, Walker, Henrik, Sadie Jo, and Miley. His sister Doreen Schreuder, brother in law Gerald (Debbie) Swift and sister in law Della Hoff.
Preceding Larry in death are his parents Alvin Sr and Frieda; son Jeffrey Hoff; father & mother in law Kenneth and Helene Swift, brother Alvin Jr Hoff; sister in-law Elaine, Betty; and brother in-law Curtis.
Larry’s family is grateful for your attendance at this service. Your many expressions of kindness and love are deeply appreciated.
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