Darius K Hofer Jr,. 89, of Chinook Montana, went to be with his Lord and Savior on February 15, 2020 at Northern Montana Hospital in Havre, Montana.
Darius was born on June 30, 1930 in Menno, SD to Darius and Susana Hofer. Darius married the Love of his life Katie Stahl on June 27, 1954, from this union came nine children Clara, Marie, Kathryn, Susan, Anna, Martha, and Dan, Tuffy and Johnny. Later they moved their family to Harlem where Darius worked for the City of Harlem until retiring on December 31, 1993. Later worked at the Blaine county fairs grounds in Chinook where he would fix the corrals, help with the Rodeos and the Bear Paw Livestock.
Darius was a hardworking cowboy who always was there to lend a helping hand. He loved the Cowboy life, never missing a rodeo and always helping his friends and family with their horses. He was a hardworking dad, grandpa that will be missed by all who knew him.
Darius is survived by his beloved wife Katie Hofer, daughter Clara (Josh) of Lethbridge AB, Marie (Henry) of Cayley AB, Kathryn (Kurt) of Loring MT, Susan (Charles) of Goshen Indiana, Anna (Eli) of Cayley, AB, Martha (Otto) of Lewistown MT, and son Dan Hofer of Lewistown MT and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. The family would like to thank our “adopted” sister Becky for always being there.
He is preceded in death by his Parents Susana and Darius Hofer Sr., Sons Johnny Hofer, Ben “Tuffy” Hofer, and grandsons Darren Walter and Sheldon Hofer, and son in law Kurt Hofer.
A funeral service will be held on Tuesday February 18, 2020 at 10:00am at the Ft. Belknap Christian Fellowship Church (Log Church) on Ft. Belknap Agency. A public viewing will be held on Monday February 17, 2020 evening from 4-6pm at Wilderness Funeral Homes – Chinook.