Shirley A. Hofland, 90
Shirley A. Hofland, 90, of Austin, Minnesota, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020, at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus-Rochester.
She was born on Sept. 15, 1929, to Harry and Stella (Knotts) Teepell in Austin. Shirley attended Freeborn Country School from grades 1–8 and graduated from Austin High School in 1947. She received her Certificate of Baptism from St. Augustine Catholic Church on July 20, 1930. Shirley was married to Virgil Houff from 1948–1966 and to Robert Hofland from 1967–1976. Shirley was a quality control inspector for Minnesota Tire and Rubber; she retired from there in 1992.
Survivors include her four sons, Larry (Sharon) Houff, Richard Houff, Robert Houff and Michael Houff; daughter, Lonnie Houff; seven grandchildren, Nicole (Kip), Angela (Ryan), Melanie (Joe), Joseph (Lee), Richard, Emily and Matthew; and two great-grandchildren, Miles and Xanden.
Shirley was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Stella Teepell; husband, Robert Hofland; son, Bill Houff; and siblings, Harry, Cleo, Gladys and Jessie.
A private graveside service will be held later in the spring. Worlein Funeral Home of Austin is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.worlein.com.