Rodney C. Hoffert

ST. JAMES – A Celebration of Life service for Rodney C. Hoffert, 78, of St. James, Minn., will be 11 a.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church in St. James. Burial with full military honors by the St. James Honor Guard will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, St. James.

Hoffert died Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, Minn. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. today in the social hall at First Lutheran Church in St. James.

Kramer Family Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Rodney Curtis Hoffert was born April 18, 1936, in Bemidji, son of Otto and Elizabeth (Wegner) Hoffert. On April 23, 1959, he enlisted and served in the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge on March 29, 1961.

Survivors include: his wife, Ardis Hoffert of St. James; son, Ron Hoffert of Minneapolis; granddaughter, Jami Hoffert of Minneapolis; and brother, David Hoffert of Phoenix, Ariz.