Richard R. Hofer, August 26, 2010, age 69, in Chicago formerly of Milwaukee. Beloved son of the late Martin and the late Ann Hofer. Survived by a god-daughter; cousins; other relatives; and many friends in the "railfan community." Richard was a proud Navy veteran and a retiree of the Soo Line and Rock Island Railroads. He was a charter member of T.W.E.R.H.S., the E.R.A. and a longtime member and volunteer of C.E.R.A. Visitation will be Tuesday, Sept. 7, from 5 to 8 p.m., at the Raasch-Raetz Funeral Home
, 7709 W. Burleigh St., Milwaukee. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday, Sept. 8 at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church, 2530 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee (please meet at Church). Interment will immediately follow at Holy Sepulcher Cemetery with full Military Honors. Memorials to your choice appreciated.