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Passing of Dennis (Denny) Hofner

January 24th, 1952 - December 10th 2021

(Click here to view Obituary on the Locke Funeral Home Page)

Dennis D. "Denny" Hofner, 69, of Waterloo died Friday, December 10, 2021, at UnityPoint Health - Allen Hospital. Denny was born January 24, 1952, in Waterloo, Iowa the son of Frank Floyd Hofner and Viola Jean Ter Maat Hofner. He graduated from Waterloo West High in 1971.

In 1972 Denny went to work for John Deere starting in the foundry; he retired from the Northeast Site in 1998. Denny was a member of Kimball Avenue United Methodist Church.

Denny was an avid sports fan, including the Iowa Hawkeyes, Minnesota Vikings, Minnesota Twins, UNI Panthers, and the Iowa State Cyclones. He got to travel and enjoyed traveling. Denny faced many obstacles in recent years but he was tough. He never gave up and remained happy and filled with grace.

His survivors include brothers Robert (Deborah) Hofner of Ostrander, MN; David Hofner of Waterloo; a sister, Linda (John) Talbott of Waterloo. He is also survived by a niece Miki (Randy) Runde of Riceville, IA; and nephews, Jason (Lacy Dohlman) Hofner of Warrens, WI and Josh (Keisha Stough) Wolner of Waterloo; and great nieces Haley, Emily, and Jordan.

Dennis is preceded in death by his parents.



  • Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 from 4:00-7:00pm - Locke Funeral Home

    • Cherry Grove Cemetery, Sp

    • 7:00pm prayer service

  • Thursday, December 16th, 2021 at 12:30pm - Cherry Grove United Methodist Church


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