Posted: March 7th, 2016

Sarah Hofer

March 29, 1917 – March 3, 2016

“For the Lord HIMSELF shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first.” – 1 Thessalonians 4:16

“Aunt” Sarah Hofer, of Raymond, Alberta, passed away peacefully at her home. She was just 26 days short of reaching her 99th birthday, but her mind was as still as sharp as could be!

She was born in Yale, South Dakota to John and Barbara Hofer and they moved to southern Alberta when she was one-year-old

Sarah was a faithful member of the Stirling Mennonite Church. She will be lovingly remembered for her hard work and unselfish nature, and she was a friend to everyone she met.

In addition to her loving sister Anne Hofer, Sarah is survived by her two sister-in-laws; Carolyn (Jacob) Hofer of Stirling and Wilma (Paul) Hofer of Raymond, plus numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by six brothers and five sisters.

The family would like to express our warmest thanks to the doctors, nurses and home – care staff of the Raymond Hospital for their excellent care! A heartfelt thank you to Linda Ulrich for her loving care in the last six months. We also extend a heartfelt thank you to everyone who gave of their time and talents to meet the daily needs that arose.

Family and friends are invited to pay their respects at a viewing service from 6:00pm-8:00pm on Monday, March 7, 2016 at the MARTIN BROTHERS RIVERVIEW CHAPEL, 610 4th Street South, Lethbridge.

The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 2:00pm at the STIRLING MENNONITE CHURCH, Highway 52 and Range Road 201 South.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christian Aid Ministries, 3260 Bricker School Line Rd, R.R. #3, Wallenstein, Ontario, Canada N0B 2S0

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