June Ann Hoffmann, age 94, of Vergas MN passed away peacefully due to loneliness the evening of December 22, 2020 at Oak Crossing in Detroit Lakes. Services will take place at a later date. June Fruetel was born in Lisbon, ND on June 4, 1926 to parents Fred and Laura (Saxlund) Fruetel. She attended rural elementary school and graduated from Lisbon High School in 1944. June met Harry Hoffmann at a barn dance in rural Vergas; they were married on February 27, 1949 in Frazee MN. The two farmed in Dora Township until 1969, then owned and operated Hoffmann’s Backhoe Service until retirement. Her husband, Harry, passed away on December 18, 1998.
She enjoyed visiting with family and friends, reading countless books, playing scrabble and cards. Moving into town, she spent her last few years living at the Vergas Assisted Living and greatly appreciated all the girls. June is survived by son Jim (Melanie) Hoffmann of Vergas, daughter Mary Creed of Fargo, son Carl (Connie) Hoffmann of Vergas; grandchildren Larry (Bobbi) Hoffmann, Lacey Hoffmann, Elizabeth (Sal) Merino, David Creed Jr, Matthew Hoffmann, Jonathan Hoffmann; great grandchildren Trey, Hudson, and Jordan; brother John Fruetel of Corvallis OR; sister Elda (Ron) Rodgers of Kearney NE; sister-in-law Jean Fruetel of Wheatland CA; many nieces and nephews. She is proceeded in death by husband, Harry; parents; sister Lois Rootlieb and brothers Albert “Buck” Fruetel and Doug Fruetel.