Leland "Lee" Paul Hofeling died of natural causes on July 30, 2013 in Tucson, Ariz.
Lee was born in 1942 in Lovell, Wyo., to William and Dola Hofeling. He graduated
in 1960 from Brighton High School, earned his bachelor degree from Southern Utah University and obtained his master degree from International University.
In 1965, he married Linda Nelson. They had two children and were together for almost 20 years.
Lee lived in Price during the 1970s and 80s. He taught social sciences and was an administrator in the Mining Department at the College of Eastern Utah.
Then he was an industrial insurance investigator and moved to the Salt Lake City
area. He lived and worked there until about 10 years ago when he retired and moved to Green Valley, Ariz.
Lee enjoyed his dogs, the great outdoors, riding his motorcycle, target shooting and
visiting with family and friends. He also enjoyed reading, following current events
and discussing politics.
Lee is survived by his children; Alyson Merrow and William David Hofeling; grandson Curtis Hofeling; siblings Carroll Morris, David Hofeling and Nancy Anderson; and many other family members.
Lee's ashes will be scattered this Fall at the San Rafael Wedge. Everyone is welcome to attend. Specific details will be announced on his guest book at www.dignitymemorial.com, where you can also share your memories and condolences.
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January 28, 2014
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