Hoffart, Julia Mary

Julia Hoffart Oct. 26, 1933 ~ Feb. 25, 2021
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Julia Hoffart
Oct. 26, 1933 ~ Feb. 25, 2021

Julia Mary Hoffart, beloved wife of the late Daniel Hoffart, passed away peacefully at South Country Village in Medicine Hat on Thurs. Feb. 25, 2021, at the age of 87 years. 

Julia will be lovingly remembered by her children, Rosealie Payne, Shirley Campbell, Michael Hoffart (Pat Turigan) and Allan Hoffart.

She is also remembered by grandchildren, Darcy Brown, Dale Brown (Colby, Keira), Kassidy Visser (Jess), Sean (Amanda), Daxon and Knox Campbell, Andrew (Sasha), Liam and Rylie Campbell, Brian (Allyson) (Natalie, Zoey and Josh) Campbell, Alex Hoffart, Trevor (Tieghan) Hoffart, Richard (Tiana), Amara, Layla Hoffart and Ashley Hoffart, Brady Hoffart and Dustin Hoffart as well as many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. 

Along with Daniel, Julia was predeceased by her parents, Alexander (Julia) Soltesz; son, Danny Hoffart; granddaughter, Jeanette Brown; grandson, Richard Hoffart; son-in-law, Jim Payne; daughter-in-law, Terry Hoffart; brother, Peter (Jean) Soltesz; sisters, Helen (Joe) Varga, Isabel  (Jack ) Knibbs, Margaret (Alec) Diepdale as well as Daniel’s parents, William (Amalia) Hoffart. 

Julia was born in Hansworth, Sask. and raised in the Taber area. She married Daniel Hoffart on Nov. 25, 1950 at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Taber. 

They were faithful members of Holy Family Parish and Julia was a member of the Catholic Women’s League (CWL) in Castor for many years. 

In 1959, they bought a farm in Castor and in May of 1962, Daniel moved the family from Taber to Castor where they farmed until May 1995. 

Julia loved to cook and bake as she loved to entertain and feed people when they came to their house. 

She also enjoyed gardening, crocheting and reading. 

Julia’s greatest love was her beloved husband and family, especially her grandchildren. She will be forever missed and loved! 

A private celebration of Julia’s life was held at Cook Southland Funeral Chapel on Wed. March 3, 2021, at 11 a.m. with Father Francis Tran officiating. 

Interment followed at Hillside Cemetery.

Those wishing to experience the funeral service via live streaming are encouraged to visit the funeral home’s website and click the View Broadcast button on the homepage at service time. 

Condolences may be expressed by visiting our website at www.cooksouthland.com.

Honoured to serve the family is Cook Southland Funeral Chapel, 901 – 13 Street S.W., Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4V4. Telephone toll free 1-877-528-6455.

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