Craig A. Hoefs

Dec. 10, 1968-Dec. 13, 2013

MARSHALL – A celebration of life for Craig A. Hoefs, 45, of the Marshall-Tracy area and formerly of Mankato will be at 11 a.m. today at Marshall Open Door Assembly Church. Visitation will be at the church one hour prior to the service at the church.

Craig A. Hoefs entered his heavenly home at Prairie Home Hospice House on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013.

Craig Anthony was born on Dec. 10, 1968, in Robbinsdale, to Paul and Joyce (Rooney) Hoefs.

He graduated from Faith Christian Academy in Mankato in 1987 and went on to attend Trinity Bible College. After college he began his career with Alpha Wireless Communication. In 2002 he moved to Marshall to manage Alpha’s Marshall facility.

On March 23, 2002, Craig was united in marriage to Misty Stephens in Spencer, Iowa. To this union they were raising three children, namely; Cassandra 20, Caitlin 17 and Kaden 8. The love of his life was his family and friends. He also enjoyed hunting (guns), fishing, golf, playing pool, motorcycling, and football (especially the Dallas Cowboys).

He is loved and will be missed by his wife, Misty of Tracy; children, Cassandra of Tyler, Caitlin and Kaden both at home in Tracy; parents, Paul and Joyce of Mankato; sister, Lisa (and Chris) Miller of Madison Lake; father-in-law, Allen Stephens of LeGrand, Iowa; grandmothers, Ida Hoefs and Ruth Rooney of Park Rapids; also many relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Kimberly; grandfathers, Edward Hoefs and Roland Rooney; mother-in-law, Pat Stephens; nephew, Mason Stephens; and best friend Lee Berris.

Bless be the memory of Craig A. Hoefs.