Wilbert HofmannWilbert Hofmann, 85, Jamestown, ND, formerly of Medina, ND, died Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Jamestown Regional Medical Center.
Wilbert was born November 18, 1927 in Medina, the son of Jacob P. and Mathilda (Mueller) Hofmann. He attended rural country school in Peterson Township thru 8th grade. He enlisted in the US Army on February 21, 1951 and served during the Korean Conflict. He was honorably discharged on January 28, 1953 and returned to North Dakota. On October 4, 1953 he married Nyra Jean Johnson at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Pettibone, ND. They farmed northwest of Medina until 2005 when they moved into Medina. Nyra passed away May 9, 2010. Wilbert entered Roseadele in January 2011 and lived there until his passing.