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Obituary for Winnett "Winn" Hoefner

Winnett “Winn” K. Hoefner, 96 years of Fremont, NE passed away Tuesday, October 17, 2023, at Life Care Center in Elkhorn, NE.

Winn was born on June 15, 1927, in Hooper, NE, to Fred L. and Anetta “Nettie” (Basler) Hoefner. He married Nona Wagner on June 19, 1948, in Fremont.

He owned and operated Hoefner Electric for 40 years, and retired April 1st, in 2007. Winn was a past mayor of Hooper, a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Hooper, and active in High School Sunday School. He was dedicated to community service and a longtime volunteer. He was the Fire Chief of Hooper and worked with the Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue in Hooper for about 25 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his son, Kenneth Hoefner; son in law, Rodney Roemer; grandson, Chad Jeremy Hoefner; sister, Helen Hoefner; and two brothers, Jim and Neal Hoefner.

He is survived by his wife, Nona Hoefner of Fremont; daughter Sandra Roemer of Fremont; grandchildren, Tammy Wordekemper, Wendy (Josh) Dunn, Andrea (Rick) Seaman; his sister-in-law Barbara Hoefner; four great grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren; and nieces and nephews.

There will be a graveside service for Winn on Friday, October 27th, 2023, at 11AM at the Hooper Cemetery. Pastor Casey Lieneman will officiate.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Online condolences and memories may be left at

Moser Memorial Chapel 2170 N. Somers Ave. Fremont, NE 68025 402-721-4490.