Carole Hofer

August 10, 1944-September 20, 2011

Service: A memorial service will be held 10:30am Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Our Savior's Lutheran Church.

 Carole Gene Belden Hofer passed away on September 20, 2011 at 12:55pm at Sanford Medical Center, Sioux Falls, SD due to complications from diabetes and heart disease. 
Carole was born on August 10, 1944 in Sioux Falls to Albert and Roberta (Smith) Christopherson.  Carole graduated from Washington High School in 1962 and was employed by Globe Machinery & Supply Co. for 37 years.
 Carole married Ron Hofer November 15, 1978 in Sioux Falls, SD.  Grateful for having shared her life are her husband, Ron, Sioux Falls, SD; two son’s, Troy (Lisa) Belden of Sioux Falls, SD and Sean (Emily) Hofer of Miami, FL; grandchildren, Courtney and Cameron Belden of Sioux Falls, SD and Chloe and Jacob Hofer of Miami, FL; two special people, a nephew and niece, Brad and Lois Hofer of Sioux Falls; sister, Judy (ED) Searles of Hartford, SD and brother, Jerry (Donna) Christopherson of Sioux Falls, SD; sister-in-laws, Grace Duerksen, Marion, SD, Susie (Tom) Lokken Flandreau, Sd, Ruth Boehm, Penacook, NH; brother-in-laws, Johnny (Edna) Hofer, Bridgewater, Sd Elmer (Evelyn) Hofer, Bridgewater, SD, Ruben (Marlene) Hofer, Sioux Falls, SD, and Jacob (deceased) (Darlene) Hofer, Dolton, SD and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Carole was a member of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, SD. 
Carole enjoyed mahjong, reading, cross-stitching, knitting and which she spent hours making things for others.  She enjoyed anything surrounding her grandchildren, who were the focus of her life.
A very special Thank You to the doctors and nurses who cared so deeply for our Carole.  Third Floor ICU, Pulmonary Floor and Doctor Thambi and team and Doctor Burris.  You have made all the difference during this time.  Thank You.

A memorial service will be held 10:30am Tuesday, September 27, 2011 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church.

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  1. Steve and Kathy Miller on October 17, 2011 said:

    Dear Ron and family, We send our heartfelt love and sympathy to you all at this difficult time. Please know that we are thinking of all of you, and pray that Carole is at peace in the arms of Our Lord Jesus. She was a wonderful, kind woman, and we will miss her. Lovingly, Steve and Kathy Miller and family

  2. Greg & Dawn Thomas on October 17, 2011 said:

    Ron and family, so sorry to here of Carole’s passing. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. I enjoyed and am fortunate to have worked with Carole all those years at Globe

  3. the herberts on October 17, 2011 said:

    Dear Family— we loved Carol and her shining personality! She was so kind to all—and a treat to be around. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers—God Bless! Jeff, Sarah, Matt, Lindsey and Herbie

  4. jean and bruce conley on October 17, 2011 said:

    So sorry to learn of the death of Carole, a good friend and neighbor. May happy memories console all those who grieve for this gentle lady.

  5. Paul M. & LuAnn Hofer on October 17, 2011 said:

    Dear Ron & family, Our thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family in the days ahead as you adjust to your loss. May the Heavenly Arms uphold you and bring you comfort as you grieve, peace as you place your trust in Jesus to save you and sustain you, and May you have much joy as you share the precious memories of Carole with your loved ones. Paul & LuAnn Hofer 40525 181st St. Doland SD 57436

  6. J Nunnally on October 17, 2011 said:

    My deepest sympathy go out to your family during this time of sorrow. The death of a love one is always difficult. Therefore, I’d like to share scripture that may help. Please, read John 40, 44

  7. Lynda Johnson on October 17, 2011 said:

    Ron & Family, I am so sorry for the loss of Carole, she was a wonderful lady. I am so fortunate to have worked with her at Globe. Our thoughs and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Cherish all the memories that you had with her. Charlie & Lynda Johnson