Ronald Dwaine Hoff, age 71, of Montevideo, died October 24, 2019 from lung cancer at the Clara City Care Center, Clara City, MN. Funeral Services will be 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 30th, at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Sacred Heart, MN with Rev. Dale Svendsen officiating. Burial is in Our Saviors Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation is from 5:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Salem Lutheran Church in Montevideo. Visitation will continue one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Sacred Heart. Arrangements are with Dirks-Blem Funeral Service, Renville, MN.
Ron was born February 21, 1948 to Fred R. and Edna (Dybsand) Hoff. He was baptized and confirmed in the Lutheran faith at Our Saviors Lutheran Church in Sacred Heart, MN. Ron received his education at Sacred Heart Public School graduating in 1966. He started working at Warner Manufacturing in Sacred Heart and was injured there in an accident in June 1967, suffering a severe Traumatic Brain Injury and physical injuries. After several years of nursing care, Ron was able to live with his parents until 1994 when he moved to a foster home. In 1997, he moved to his foster home in Montevideo where he was loved by his housemates – Bennie, Larry, Lance, Kyle, and the caring staff of Onward Services. He became an associate member of Salem Lutheran Church, in Montevideo at that time. Ron was a hard worker at Chippewa Enterprises, Inc., in Montevideo and very proud of the various jobs he did over the years. He especially enjoyed playing cards with co-workers and staff whenever possible. Ron had a great sense of humor, loved to go out to eat, drinking coffee, and fishing.
Ron is survived by his brother, Rudy (and Gloria Skalbeck) Hoff; sister, Bonita (and Vernon) Seeman; nieces and nephews: Travis (and Lori) Hoff, Tracy (and Mike) Cotton, Kelly (and Scott) Glaesman, Tamara (and Ryan) Onnen, and Anthony (and Samantha) Seeman; great-nieces and great-nephews: Hannah & Ethan Hoff, Samuel, Seth, & Sara Cotton, Olivia & Will Glaesman, Brock & Miranda Onnen, James, Brody, & Charley Seeman; and many great friends. Ron was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Robert Hoff; and sister-in-law, Pat Hoff.
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