HURON — Margarete ‘Maggie’ Hofer, 93, of Huron, passed away Thursday, December 31, 2020, at Avantara Huron.
Her memorial service will be held in Spring/Summer 2021, with burial at Restlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery.
Margarete was born on April 14, 1927, in Gmnunden, Austria to parents Reinhold and Katherina (Fuchs) Czerny. She grew up in Austria attending school. Maggie married Gilbert Hofer on December 6, 1947, in Salzburg, Austria. Gilbert and Maggie made their home in Huron, living on 1st Ave SW since 1950. Gilbert passed away on July 10, 1994. Maggie became a naturalized citizen in May of 1952.
Maggie was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Parish. She enjoyed crocheting and knitting. Maggie ran a dry cleaners and Frank’s Hamburger Shop for many years.
She is survived by her nephews, Ervin Zimmer, Peter Zimmer, and Manfred Zimmer; great nephew, Eric Fuchs; godson, Andrew Streifel; good friends, Barbara Lorenz, Judy DeJean, and Maria Streifel; and several of Gilbert’s nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her stepmother, Paula; her husband; her brothers, Reinhold Zimmer and Franz Fuchs.