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Marie Marguerite Hoft


June 9, 2021

Sept. 7, 1924 - May 24, 2021

Marie Marguerite Hoft, better known as Margaret, has passed on at the age of 96 this May 24, 2021.

She was born in Rédange, France on Sept. 7, 1924.

In 1950, Margaret married her husband, Hermann Bruno Hoft, in Paris, before moving to Uruguay and ultimately immigrating to the United States, settling in Los Angeles, Calif.

In 2012, several years after her husband’s passing, she moved to Oregon and spent her remaining years in Sweet Home and Albany.

Surviving Margaret are her daughters, Monica Shinder and Brigitte Fagan; her granddaughters, Ashley Tindall-Dunn, Nicole Fagan and Jessica Fagan; her great-grandsons, Fisher Dunn and Bowman Dunn; and countless nieces, nephews and relatives in France, Luxembourg, Belgium and Germany.

Margaret was well known for her kind nature and her ability to strike up a conversation with just about anyone.

Speaking four languages, she enjoyed traveling throughout her life, meeting new people, and writing letters to her friends and family around the world.

Her presence will be greatly missed by all.


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