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Roger Earl Hofstad

Roger Earl Hofstad, 78, of Andover MN. Died September 2, 2022. Roger, son of Earl Arthur and AnnaMarie (Nelson) Hofstad, loving husband of Carol (Oakland) Hofstad peacefully passed away in his home after a long battle with cancer.

Roger spent his first ten years of school in Starkweather ND. He graduated from Cando ND high school before entering NDSU. He worked as a delivery person for a propane gas company in Fargo ND and then for Northern Improvement doing road construction. Roger worked 33 years with BNSF as a machine operator. He retired in 2003.

In 1978 he married Carol Oakland and they lived in Andover MN until his death. He is survived by his wife Carol, son Luke (Asmita), son Jay Hoffman (Mary)from a previous marriage, and brother Gary Hofstad (Joanne). He is also survived by grandchildren Bailey Hoffman, Steven Hoffman, Trevor Hofstad, Arav Hofstad , Asha Hofstad, and Brianna Woltman. He also leaves behind nephews, nieces, cousins, in-laws and a vast network of friends.

Roger served his country in Korea and was a lifetime member of the VFW. He will be remembered for his hobbies of mechanics, gardening, and all of his tools and equipment, He dearly loved time with his grandchildren, nephew, niece and visiting with family and friends. He is preceded in death by mother AnnaMarie (Nelson) Hofstad, father Earl Arthur Hofstad, and son Jason Ryan Hofstad. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Celebration of life will be on Tuesday September 13, 2022 at the Thurston DeShaw Funeral home, 13817 Jay St NW, Andover MN 55304 from 4:00PM to 6:30 PM.

Memorials may be sent to Heartland Hospice in White Bear Lake MN or the Fort Snelling Honor Guard.

Posted online on September 06, 2022

Published in Devils Lake Journal

Service Information

Celebration of Life

Thurston DeShaw Funeral home 13817 Jay St NW Andover MN 55304
September 13, 2022 at 4:00 PM