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Barton L. Hofherr

Barton L Hofherr,70, of Jimmerson Lake in Angola, Indiana and formerly of Roanoke, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023 after a brave battle with Glioblastoma multifore. Born Nov. 28, 1952 he was the son of the late Max and Blanche Hofherr. He and his sisters Roberta (Ron) Bultemeier, Bonnie (Steve) Butz, Sarah Gerber Hirschy, Carrie (Paul) Wolseley, and brother Doug (Karla)Hofherr were raised in Fort Wayne. He is survived by his wife- Jacqueline “Jaki” Hofherr, son- Sean Hofherr, daughter- Cortney (Monte) Freeze; three grandsons, Alec Kurtz, Owen Freeze and Evan Freeze; and granddaughter Madison Hofherr.

Bart was employed by Citilink for 40 years as a bus operator, and also served as Amalgamated Transit Union Local 682 President for 35 years. In his free time he enjoyed Brace Beagling and was a member/treasurer of the Fort Wayne Beagle Club. He was an avid Scuba diver and board member of the Fort Wayne Diving Club. He could also be found on one of many local Pickleball Courts. He loved the lake life of boating or just setting on his porch watching the sunset.

In Lieu of flowers or memorial gifts, contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Steuben County ( REEF (Reef Environmental Education Foundation PO Box 370246 Key Largo Fl 33037, or Acres Land Trust (

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