Lois V. (Jensen) Hoefs, age 93, of Litchfield, Minnesota, passed away May 3, 2019, at Grace Living Community of GlenOaks in New London, Minnesota.
Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 11:00 A.M. at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson with interment in Sunset Memorial Cemetery in Montevideo, Minnesota.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, May 7, 2019, from 5:00-8:00 P.M. at Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel in Hutchinson and will continue one hour prior to the service at Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson.
Lois Viola Hoefs was born on April 18, 1926, at home in Mandt Township, Minnesota. She was the daughter of Casper and Inga (Pederson) Christenson. She was baptized as an infant and confirmed in her Lutheran faith as a youth, both at Jevnaker Lutheran Church in Montevideo, Minnesota. Lois received her education in Benson, Minnesota and was a graduate of the Benson High School class of 1943.
On September 9, 1945, Lois was united in marriage to Milton Jensen in Mandt Township, Minnesota. This marriage was blessed with five children, Stanley, Marvin, Kathryne, Susan, and Betty. Lois and Milton resided in Montevideo. They shared 35 years of marriage until the passing of Milton on March 1, 1981.
On June 23, 1984, Lois was united in marriage to Alfred “Pete” Hoefs in Rosewood Township, Minnesota. Lois and Alfred “Pete” resided in Cedar Mills, Minnesota. They shared 28 years of marriage until the passing of Alfred on October 25, 2012.
Lois was a loving wife, mother, grandmother. She proudly helped on the family farm. Lois was also employed at Control Data in Montevideo for 4 years. Lois and Pete thoroughly enjoyed selling Christmas trees in Cedar Mills. She was a faithful member of Faith Lutheran Church in Hutchinson.
She enjoyed gardening, jigsaw puzzles, bowling, and playing cards. She also enjoyed embroidering, sewing club, quilting, and crocheting. Lois liked watching all Minnesota sports teams; she especially enjoyed watching her grandchildren play at their sporting events. She cherished her time spent with her family, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and friends.
Lois passed away on May 3, 2019, at Grace Living Community of GlenOaks in New London, at the age of 93 years.
Blessed be her memory.
Lois is survived by her:
Children, Marvin Jensen and his wife, Gayle, of Montevideo, MN,
Kathryne Weckwerth and her husband, Neal, of Cottonwood, MN,
Betty Passmore and her husband, Geno, of Paynesville, MN;
Sister, Ione Noble of Montevideo, MN;
Brother, Milfred “Bud” Christenson and his wife, Ruth, of Ashland, NE;
many Nieces, Nephews, other relatives, and friends.
Lois was preceded in death by her Parents; First Husband, Milton Jensen; Second Husband, Alfred “Pete” Hoefs; Son, Stanley Jensen; Daughter, Susan Klander and her husband, Roger; Granddaughter, Shar Rae Weckwerth; 5 Brothers; 4 Sisters.