Roger William Hofmann passed away on December 7, 2022 at the age of 77. He was a resident of the city of Fountain, Colorado for seven years and was formerly a resident of Fort Collins, Colorado. He was a retired truck driver who worked part time for U-Haul.

Roger was the first of five children born to William Hofmann and Donna (Terry) Hofmann on October 4, 1945 in Moline, Illinois. He married his wife Trish Kinnard in Aledo, Illinois on October 28, 1978.

Roger was a farmer for the majority of his life and loved working the land.  He also made a living as a truck driver. He enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s sporting events and working on computers. He had a close bond with his dogs, who he loved like family. He graduated from Rock Ridge High School in 1963 in Taylor Ridge, Illinois. He served in the United States Air Force from 1965 to 1971 and did a tour overseas during the Vietnam War.

He is survived by his former wife and friend, Trish Bradfield; his daughter, Kelley H. Dawdy and her fiancé, Michael Unrau; and son, Jesse M. Hofmann and his wife, Heather Hofmann; his siblings, Judy Hofer, William (Billy) Hofmann and Donnie Hofmann; his grandchildren, Peyton Hofmann, Tyler Hofmann, Matthew Hofmann, Jakob Dawdy, Colton Dawdy and Hayley Unrau. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Donna Hofmann; and his sister, Shirley Clarke.

A visitation will be held from 1:00pm to 2:00pm on Thursday, December 15, 2022, at the Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel at 1730 East Fountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910. The funeral service will immediately follow at 2:00 pm at the same location.  The entombment and scattering of the cremains will take place at a later time with family present.  A reception will be held following the funeral at the Doubletree Hotel in the Academy Ball Room located at 1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs Colorado 80906.

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  1. Kelley and family,
    I am really sorry for your loss. I was quite fond of your Dad. He was a man of few words but did like to talk about his dogs and going to Arkansas. He was a kind person and always in a hurry to do his transfers back to the Springs with the U-Haul trucks. I miss him!

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