A memorial gathering will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at the Jungers-Holly Funeral Home in Amherst.
Condolences may be offered online at www.hollyfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Hoeft was born Dec. 19, 1945, a son of the late Donald and Marie (Carpenter) Hoeft.
He was married to Joy Sands Dec. 28, 1989.
Survivors include his wife, Joy, Amherst; one son, Scott (Bonnie Soik), Plover; two daughters, Sarah (Michael) Wright, Oshkosh, and Anne Wojtalewicz, Wisconsin Rapids; four sisters, Rose Marie (Milton) Steinke, Neenah, Genevieve (Lloyd) Everson, Pine River, Elaine Fuhrman, Appleton, and Joyce (Vernon) Josie, Manawa; one brother, Bruce (Debra), Fremont; and three grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one brother, Donald.