Charles “Chuck” L. Hoff


Charles “Chuck” Loren Hoff, 85, of rural Ettrick, died Monday, December 27, 2021, at home, surrounded by his family.

Charles was born July 3, 1936, in rural Ettrick, to Clifford and Helen (Halverson) Hoff. He grew up in French Creek on the family farm and lived there his entire life.

Chuck married Judy Olson, June 11, 1960, at French Creek Lutheran Church in rural Ettrick. Together, they farmed their entire life on the family farm in French Creek.

Chuck was a very devoted and loving husband, father, grandpa and great-grandpa. He loved his cattle and Allis Chalmers which were his pride and joy. Chuck was always polishing, wiping and cleaning his tractors and vehicles so they were clean and spotless. He also enjoyed boating and spending time with family. Chuck also wanted people to know he loved them by always saying, “I love you!”

Chuck is survived by his wife, Judy, of 61 years; three sons: Kevin (Mary), Jeff (special friend, Roseann) and Troy (fianceé, Jane); four grandchildren: Dusty (Hilary) Hoff, Alyssa (Ron) Kerska, Adam (Shaylee) Hoff and Chelsey (Cameron) Ashwell; five great-grandchildren: Aubrey, Bentley, Luther, Adeline and Monroe; brothers and sisters-in-law: Lew (Trudy) Olson, Darwin (Marlene) Peters, Gary (ElJane) Eckman and Diane Olson; along with many nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

In addition to his parents, Chuck was preceded in death by a daughter, Genene Carol; his in-laws: Gleeland and Elaine Olson; brother and sister-in-law, Duane and Duann Olson; a niece, Karwin Peters; and his nephew’s wife, Becky Eckman.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 4, 2022, at 1:00 p.m., at French Creek Lutheran Church with burial in the church cemetery, both in rural Ettrick. Pastor Kary Jonas officiated.

Visitation was Monday, January 3, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., at Jack Funeral Home in Blair and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.

Jack Funeral Home in Blair is assisting the family with arrangements.

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