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Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home
Thursday October 14th, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00am

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Myron R. Hoffman

Myron “Mike” Hoffman passed away Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Austin Mayo Clinic Hospital. A memorial visitation will be held from 5 to 7 PM on Thursday, October 14 at Bayview Freeborn Funeral Home.

Myron “Mike” Hoffman was born to Emanuel and Pauline Hoffman on August 8, 1929. He grew up in Watsontown, PA and graduated from Watsontown High School. In 1951 he joined the U.S. Army where he served until 1953. After his service, Mike played minor league baseball for 6 years. Two years with the Detroit Tigers and 4 years with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Mike was a member of Grace Lutheran Church where he served as an usher. He also coached American Legion baseball in Albert Lea.
Myron is survived by his wife, Betty; 2 daughters, Melody Eckert and Dawn (Mel) Gilbertson; 2 sons, Scott (Debbie) and David; grandchildren, Michelle (Tom) Huffman, Ashley (Casey) Nelson, Megan (John) Jurgins, Marshall (Aliana), Jared (Jessica) Hoffman; great-grandchildren, James, Jordan, Joslyn, Owen, Matthew and Emily Huffman; sister, Eleanor Allison and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Emanuel and Pauline; brothers, John, Gene and Ned; sisters, Ruby, Nancy, Virginia; brothers-in-law, Joe Emery, Paul (Eleanor) Allison; sisters-in-law Lydia Hoffman and Kay Hoffman.

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A candle was lit in memory of Myron Hoffman

Trudy Rogert Oct 17 2021 6:22 PM

Too Betty and family, sorry for your loss, Prayers with you all at this time.

Kenneth M Aasen Oct 14 2021 8:53 PM

Sorry for your loss. Mike was a great guy.

Winnie (Broitzman) Oct 13 2021 5:14 PM

Betty & Family, my prayers & condcondolences during this time. May our Lord hold & comfort you. Alwsys great neighbors on Cedar in Albert Lea.

Carroll Aasen Jr Oct 12 2021 10:31 PM

So sorry for your loss. Lots of wonderful memories with the ball team and our dads.
Prayers and hugs.

Cheryl( Ryan) Wilma Oct 12 2021 9:17 PM

The pain in your heat is great. Your love will last forever. Myron is in heaven watching over his family and friends. Watch for those signs he is near.

Patty and Greg Jurgens Oct 12 2021 7:23 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Myron Hoffman

Leann Bibus Sincere sympathy to you Betty and Dawn and your family. Oct 12 2021 6:21 PM

Love you Dad

Scott Hoffman Oct 12 2021 5:33 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Myron Hoffman

Robert & Diane Taylor Oct 12 2021 4:12 PM

Mike and I bowled together for many. His baseball stories should have been published. My sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Rob Esse, Little Falls, MN

Rob Esse Oct 12 2021 3:49 PM