ROCHESTER - Ronald Leo Hoffmann, age 51, of Rochester, passed away of natural causes on Dec. 2, 2012 at his home.
Ronald was born on May 15, 1961, in New Ulm, to Leo and Elayne Hoffmann. He graduated from New Ulm High School. He married Lynn J. Olson on June 13, 1987. They were later divorced. Ronald worked as a dispatcher for Freerksen Trucking Company in Dodge Center. He loved boating, fishing, hunting and auto racing, especially NASCAR.
Ronald is survived by his mother, Elayne Hoffmann; two sisters, Patricia (David) Sperl of Courtland, and Jeanne Sellner of New Ulm; a brother, William (Christine) Hoffmann of New Ulm; a sister-in-law, Carita Hoffmann of New Ulm; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Also surviving are very close special friends Lynn and Ken Mohlke and Roger and Sheila Freerksen.
He is preceded in death by his father Leo Hoffmann, and three brothers, Gregory L. Hoffmann, Gerald L. Hoffmann, and Joseph L. Hoffmann (died in infancy).
A memorial service for Ronald will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the River Park Chapel at Macken Funeral Home in Rochester with Rev. James Russell officiating.
Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the River Park Chapel. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.
Memorials are preferred to the family.
Macken Funeral Home is handling the arrangements and online condolences are welcome at www.mackenfuneralhome.com