Jan. 7, 1949 – Dec. 27, 2017
Gary Lee Hoff, age 68, passed away peacefully in his home on Wednesday, December 27, 2017.
Born January 7th, 1949 in Helena, Montana, Gary lived much of his life in Helena, until he married his current wife, Cheryl Hoff of Guernsey, Wyoming where they made their home in 2006.
Gary enlisted in the US Army and served during Vietnam war. Upon returning he attended Helena Vo-tech where he achieved a certificate in Prop and Rotor Repair and worked with the Montana Army National Guard as in Flight Operations until retiring in 2005. He was an outdoor enthusiast, especially loved to go fishing, boating, water skiing, and camping.
Survivors include Cheryl Hoff (wife) of Guernsey, WY, Shauna Hoff (daughter) of Olympia, WA, Jory Hoff (son) of Helena, MT, Jim Hoff (brother) of Helena, MT, Justin (Valerie) Hoff (nephew) and children of Helena, MT and Tanya (Brian) Johnson (niece) of Missoula, MT. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Adam and Mabel Hoff of Helena, MT and sister-in-law Vicki Hoff of Helena, MT.
Per his wishes, cremation has taken place and will be placed at the Veterans Cemetery at Fort Harrison. A service will be held in the summer of 2018 to celebrate his life. The family asks in lieu of flowers, donations please be made on behalf of Gary to the Family Support Center with the Montana Army National Guard.