RosaLee A. Hofbauer

COLUMBIA — RosaLee A. Hofbauer of Columbia died Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010, at South Hampton Place. She was 86.

Mrs. Hofbauer was born July 5, 1924, in Vienna, Mo., to Robert and Rose Stratman.

She married Victor R. Hofbauer on Sept. 21, 1946.

Mrs. Hofbauer worked at Columbia Savings Bank for many years. After she retired, she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and fishing with her husband.

Mrs. Hofbauer was involved with the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 280 in Columbia and also volunteered at Elks Lodge.

Mrs. Hofbauer is survived by a son, Jim Hofbauer of St. Johns, Fla.; two daughters, Sue Gerau of Columbia and Nancy Hennarichs of Rogers, Ark.; six grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Her husband, Victor, and a brother, Robert Stratman, died earlier.

Visitation will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 903 Bernadette Drive. Burial will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, 1217 Business Loop 70 West.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Missouri River Hospice, 1410 Heriford Road, Columbia, MO 65202, or the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, c/o Donor Services, P.O. Box 4072, Pittsfield, MA 01202, with a form that can be found at

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