OBITUARY

John Frederick HOFERT

October 13, 1935September 1, 2020

John Frederick HOFERT was born on October 13, 1935 and passed away on September 1, 2020 and is under the care of Floral Hills Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

Graveside will be held on September 4, 2020 at 12:00 pm at Floral Hills Memory Gardens, 3000 Lawrenceville Highway, Tucker, GA.

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Services

  • Graveside

    Friday, September 4, 2020

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John Frederick HOFERT

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Barb Roberts

September 14, 2020

Dear Priscilla,
Our condolence to you and your sons. I have great memories of Dr. Hofert while working for him in the Biochemistry Department at UNMC. We always gave him a bad time about his penmanship. He brought in an award he had received in grade school for his great penmanship. I'm afraid we had a big laugh about that. He always used to bring me rhubarb since mine never did well. When he retired he brought me the whole plant! I moved it with me to MN when I retired. It's doing great! I think of him every time I use that rhubarb. Our thoughts & prayers are with you. Barb Roberts

Nancy Vincent Zinke

September 6, 2020


It's unusual to remember and treasure a former professor, but John Hofert was a rare man. He taught both my husband and myself biochemistry at University of Nebraska Medical Center. He was extremely intelligent, kind, and humble. And we were lucky to call him our friend. He was also my Baha'i brother.
Nancy Vincent Zinke
John D. Zinke

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