LEWISTOWN - Mary Hofer, 91, of King Hutterite Colony near Lewistown, who was head cook for many years and enjoyed knitting, reading and nature, died of natural causes Tuesday, Dec. 6, at her home.
Her funeral is 10 a.m. today at the King Colony chapel, with burial in the colony cemetery. Cloyd Funeral Home & Cremation Service is in charge of arrange-ments.
Survivors include sons, Paul Hofer, Peter Hofer, Walter Hofer, John Hofer and Joe Hofer, all of King Colony; daughters, Esther Walter of Spring Creek Colony and Ruth Stahl of Ayers Colony; a sister, Rachel Hofer; and 21 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Pete; and sons, Sam, David and Edward.
Published in Great Falls Tribune on Dec. 8, 2011