Robert R. Hoffmann age 73, of Sleepy Eye, MN died on March 27, 2021, at Sleepy Eye Medical Center.

Visitation will be on Monday from 4 to 7 pm at the Sturm Funeral Home, Sleepy Eye and will continue on Tuesday from 9:30 until 10:30 am at the church.

Funeral Mass will be held at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sleepy Eye, on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 at 10:30 am.

COVID-19 rules and regulations will be followed including the use of masks and social distancing.

The clergy will be Father Mark Steffl.

Interment will be at the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Sleepy Eye.

Military rites by the Sleepy Eye Honor Guard.

A private family luncheon will follow the burial in the church social room.

The family would prefer memorials in lieu of flowers.

Arrangements are with the Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Robert Roman Hoffmann was born on August 31, 1947 in Sleepy Eye, MN, the son of Roman N. & Lucille (Zwaschka) Hoffmann. He grew up and lived all his life on the farm near Sleepy Eye. He attended country school for five years and then graduated from St. Mary’s High School. He served in the United States Air Force from April of 1966 until his honorable discharge in February of 1970. Robert was a member of the American Legion and the VFW and was an usher at church. He liked to hunt, fish and spend time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Leslie Hoffmann of Sleepy Eye, children, Carl (Caitlin) of New Ulm, Keith of Sleepy Eye, granddaughter, Claire, sisters, Marjorie Dummer of New Ulm, Lorraine Schweiss of Mankato, Dolores (David) Kokesch of Gibbon and Marilyn Hulke of New Ulm. He was preceded in death by parents, Roman & Lucille Hoffmann, brothers-in-law, Joseph Dummer, James Schweiss, Larry Hulke, several nieces, nephews and a great niece.