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Judith Hofstedt, of Braham, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis.  She was 76 years old.

In keeping with Judith’s wishes, no services will be held

Judith C. Hofstedt, of Braham, MN, passed away peacefully June 8, 2016 at Abbott-Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, MN. She was 76 years old.

Judith was born in Minneapolis to John and Pearl Sjoquist. She had been a resident of Braham since 1979. As part owner of the Braham Tap she enjoyed all of her customers (maybe not all of their jukebox choices though) and loved to cook and provide the daily lunch specials. For the past several years she worked for Dennis Kirk in Rush City as a phone operator in sales.

She was an avid reader and was never without a book in hand. She always put her children and grandchildren first and loved them all deeply. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.

In accordance with her wishes a funeral or memorial service will not be held. She asked that all who knew and loved her to celebrate life, hold family and loved ones close, do what you enjoy, and read all you possibly can and then read some more.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her son John M. Hofstedt.

Judith is survived by her children Laurie Redding (Randy); Kurt Hofstedt (Jill); Ami Nelson (Kevin); Christopher Hofstedt; her sister Mary Lacabanne (Andre); 6 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter.

6 thoughts on “JUDITH C. HOFSTEDT”

  1. Thinking of Judy and her family. Keeping all family members in thoughts & prayers. She will be missed but not forgotten. God Bless & watch over her family. May Judy rest in the arms of our Lord. Amen.

  2. So sorry for your loss hugs to all of you. we keep you in our thoughts and prayers

  3. I loved you dearly my sweet friend and confidant. We shared many good times together.
    May you rest in peace until we meet again

  4. So sorry to the family for the loss of such a sweet dear kind women.I loved working for Judy and with Judy..good times and laughs.And those amazing soups she made.I know this sounds crazy but 2 i remember so well one had peanut butter in it and another was cheeseburger dill pickle soup, I know sounds gross but they where amazing.Oh ya also met my husband at the Braham Tap.Lol I know my dear long time friend Ami remembers that.

  5. So sorry for your loss. Judy always had pictures of her grandchildren to show us. A proud Grandma.

  6. I had the pleasure of being Judiths supervisor/manager at Dennis Kirk for the past 10+ years. Judith always greeted me with a smile and always “How’s the kids?” She was always one of the most reliable workers. When she did miss time for health reasons she was always so worried about her job, and I assured her there would always be a job for her when she got better, Every Holiday Judith would leave thing on my desk to give to my children, especially the LifeSaver Books at Christmas, every year. Judith was always giving and kept the community candy jar stocked weekly at Dennis Kirk. Her desk was always full of books and liked to swap them with the ladies at work. Judith will be greatly missed at Dennis Kirk and we extend our sincere sympathy to her friends and family in this time of loss. Rest in Peace Judith, we will miss you!

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