Barbara Lee Hofer


Barbara Lee Hofer, of Mexico an early elementary teacher, and mother of three, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 18, 2020, at the age of 91 at Pin Oaks Living Center, Mexico. Barbara and her husband, Donald J. Hofer, originally of Humboldt, Kansas, who preceded her in death in 1996, were married in Wellsville, and were the proud parents of three children, who survive their mother: Cynthia Marie Kenne, Gregory Stephen Hofer, and Jerome Vincent Hofer (spouses, Jack Kenne, Joyce Hofer and Paul Nye), respectively.

She is survived by her four grandchildren as well: Shelby Hofer, Taraa Sargent, D.J. Hofer and Chip Trabue, and their accumulative children, Barbara’s great-grandchildren.

In Mexico, lives her beloved surviving sister, Jerre Ann Sudbrock and husband, John Sudbrock. Extended family members include Jerre Ann’s two sons, Randy Johnson and Kevin Johnson, their respective wives and children, as well as grand nieces and nephews, all in the Mexico area.

Memorial services are being arranged, but are yet to be announced.

​In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Pin Oaks ​​Living Center Activities Fund. They may be sent in care of Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.

Arnold Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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