John Hofmann age 93, of Sanborn, MN died on January 4, 2021, at his home rural Sanborn, MN..

A private service was held.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield, MN. Online condolences may be left for the family at

John Joseph Hofmann was born to John and Mary Hofmann on January 24, 1927 in Redwood County, MN. After his schooling, he served in the United States Army primarily in Japan in 1945. On October 25, 1949, John was united in marriage to Georgine Weber at the St. Thomas Parsonage in Sanborn. John farmed his whole life near Sanborn and milked cows. He was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church and the Sanborn American legion. Johnnie enjoyed gardening, fishing, and woodworking. Georgine and Johnnie enjoyed their time at Smith Lake at their cabin.

He is survived by his son Michael (Lisa) of Sanborn; his daughters – Vicki (Chuck) Roiger of Springfield, Trudy Larson of Sanborn, and Theresa (Pat) Ryan of New Prague; 11 grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; and sister Maggie (Bob) Schroedel of Glenwood. Johnnie was preceded in death by his parents; wife – Georgine in 2015; son Thomas in 1965; grandsons- Calvin in 1981, and Jeremy in 1994; daughter-in-law Joanie in 2000; son-in-law Larry in 2019; and 3 sisters and 3 brothers.