Funeral services will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at St. John Lutheran Church in Kellner, with the Rev. Kevin Ader officiating. Burial will be in the St. John Lutheran Parish Cemetery. Military rites will be provided by American Legion Post 9.
Visitation will be at the church from 10 a.m. Saturday until the services.
Memorials may be designated to St. John Lutheran Church in Kellner or to Ministry Home Care Hospice.
Herman-Taylor Funeral Home of Wisconsin Rapids assisted the family. Condolences may be offered online at taylorfuneralhome.net.
Mr. Hofschild was born May 2, 1928, in Rudolph, a son of the late Gilbert W. and Mamie B. Hofschild.
He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War from 1951-55.
He was married to Loleta Judd Oct. 28, 1967. She died Nov. 2, 2010.
He farmed in the Rudolph area and worked for Consolidated Papers Inc. before becoming a self-employed over-the-road truck driver.
He and his wife spent their winters in Mission, Texas, and their summers at their home on Lake Camelot.
Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Hofschild, Phoenix, Ariz.; one stepdaughter, Susan (Dale) Sonnenberg, Oshkosh; one stepson, James (Jill) Judd, Plover; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Jean Judd and Eunice Hofschild.