Alois Hofmeister

Obituary of Alois Hofmeister

Alois Hofmeister
April 2, 1931 – January 27, 2022

Alec passed away peacefully on January 27, 2022

Alec was born in Romania.  He and his family moved to Germany in 1939, then to Poland in 1940, then back to Germany in 1945.  He then emigrated to Canada in 1953, where he went to Goodsoil, SK and worked on the farm.  He moved to Saskatoon and worked there at several jobs.  He waited tables at the Bessborough to learn English, then went to John East Foundry for a couple of years.  He then went to Burnett’s Key Shop for many years, and in his final years he worked at the University of Saskatchewan as head locksmith.

He is survived by sons Ron (Mariana), Walter (Chris), and Rob (June) Hofmeister; grandsons Mark, Tyler, Jerad and Carl Hofmeister; granddaughter Glenda Lindgren; stepson Glen (Lana) Kenney; step grandsons Daniel and Jeffrey and step granddaughter Michelle.  He is also survived by his sister Hilda Kufner, and two nieces, Marita (Ken) Horbay, and Katie.

He is predeceased by his parents Sigmund and Anastisia Hofmeister; his first wife Tillie Hofmeister (Schwartzenberger) married for 35 years; and his second wife Lillian Hofmeister (Hill) married 18 years.

A Graveside committal service will be held at Woodlawn Cemetery on Saturday June 18, 2022 at 1:00 pm for Alois and Lillian Hofmeister-Hill. Dress is casual. Those wishing to attend can meet at the 33rd Street Cemetery entrance at 12:45 pm.

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