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Matilda Hoffman

July 27, 1939-May 14, 2009

Detroit Lakes native Matilda "Tillie" Hoffman, 69, of Osakis passed away at the Galeon Nursing Home in Osakis on Thursday, May 14, 2009.

Tillie was born to Manley and Marion Smith of Detroit Lakes on July 27, 1939. She graduated from Detroit Lakes High School in 1958. She married Wayne Hoffman of Detroit Lakes on Aug. 15, 1959.

Surviving Tillie are her husband, Wayne Hoffman of Osakis; four children, Debra (Michael) Schow of Blomkest, Bruce Hoffman of Carlos, Cheryl (Brian) Dedomines of Prior Lake and Nicole (Bryan) Frederick of Alexandria; six grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death were her parents and one brother.

There will be a private family service and burial at Oak Grove Cemetery in Fergus Falls. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Olson Funeral Home of Fergus Falls. Condolences may be sent online at