Ervin August Hoffer

Mar. 1, 1928 – Nov. 28, 2018

Ervin August Hoffer,

formerly of Minot, ND,

was born in McClusky,

ND on Mar. 1, 1928 to

Louis and Lydia Hoffer.

He passed away in Las

Vegas, NV on Nov. 28,

2018 after a short illness.

Ervin married Ardis Ren-

dahl on Oct. 17, 1956. He

left home at age 16 to be-

come a Montana cowboy,

He joined the US Army on

Jan. 26, 1948. Ervin

served in the Korean War

where he was wounded in

battle, as well as 2 tours

in Vietnam. His military

career also took him to

Japan, Korea, France, Ger-

many, and Thailand. He

retired as Sgt. 1st Class,

E-7 in July 1969. Ervin

worked for the US Postal

Service for one year, and

then worked in civil ser-

vice until moving to Las

Vegas in 1978.

Ervin was preceded in

death by his parents and

grandchildren, Thomas

Plasterer and Jessica Hen-

son. He is survived by his

wife, daughters Doris

(Eric) Knight and Nancy

Tucker of Las Vegas, and

Bonnie Brinkley of Round

Rock, TX, as well as his

brother Edward Hoffer

and sister Lillian Trouble-field. Ervin has four

grandchildren; Melinda,

Tyler, Shane and Christo-

pher, as well as 4 great-

grandsons. Memorial ser-

vices were held at Palm

Northwest Mortuary in

Las Vegas, NV.