Marguerite Hoffland, 91
Fri, 01/18/2019 - 3:32pm admin
June 19, 1927 —
Jan. 17, 2019
CRESCO - Marguerite Hoffland, age 91 of Cresco, Iowa, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at Evans Memorial Home in Cresco.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 21 at First Lutheran Church in Cresco. Burial will be in the Saude Lutheran Church Cemetery. Friends may call on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of services at the church. Lindstrom Funeral Home is assisting the family.
Marguerite Waunita Hoffland was born on June 19, 1927 in rural Clear Lake, Iowa to Clarence and Violet (Raymond) Hill. She graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1945. She was baptized and confirmed in the Methodist Church in Clear Lake. In 1947 she was confirmed in the Lutheran Church.
Marguerite worked in the telephone office in Mason City and later in the office of the Clear Lake Bakery.
On Oct. 20, 1947, she was united in marriage to Edward Hoffland at the Old Lutheran Academy in Canton, S.D. They lived for a short time in Clear Lake before moving to a farm near Schley. In 1949 they moved to a farm near Saude and lived there for 57 years before moving to an apartment in Cresco.
Marguerite moved to Cresco Assisted Living in November 2015 and then to Evans Memorial Home in October 2016 due to declining health.
She is survived by two daughters, Candace (Lester) Erickson of Mabel, Minn. and Jeanine (Dale) Schwade of Lime Springs, Iowa; six grandchildren, Leif (Joanie) Erickson, Peter (Jennie) Erickson of Chatfield, Minn., Marcia (Justin) DeVore of Charles City, Iowa, Thor (Tina) Erickson of Elgin, Minn., Dean (Libby) Schwade of Lime Springs and Leah (Jessse) Underbakke of Bellbrooke, Ohio; and 14 great-grandchildren, Autum and Silja Erickson, Brent, Chandler (and Aleksie), Davis Erickson, Hannah and Jonah DeVore, Torin and Tayla Erickson, Brooke, Kate and Meg Schwade and Helena and Magnus Underbakke. She is also survived by one sister, Geri Klesssel of Spring Field, Mo.; one sister-in-law, Violet Hoffland of Decorah, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward in 2014; two sisters, GleeBell Waltzing and Edna Mae Morgan; two brothers, Vern Hill and Elston Hill; her parents and an infant sister, Wilma.