Neita L. (Luhman) Hofstetter, 85, died August 2, 2014 at Rooks County Hospital, Plainville, Kansas.
She was born April 10, 1929 in rural Rooks County near Laton Kansas, to Fred and Lydia (Hachmeister) Luhman.
She married Edwin Hofstetter August 28, 1948 at Immanuel Lutheran Church North of Natoma, Kansas.
Neita was a life long resident of the Natoma area and member of Peace Lutheran Church. She was active in LWML, Natoma Heritage Seekers and Self Culture Club. She enjoyed interior decorating, baking pies and creating special occasion cakes.
She is survived by her husband of the home, two sons, Darrel Hofstetter and wife Nancy of Tonganoxie, Kansas and Roy Hofstetter and wife Diane of Leavenworth, Kansas; Seven grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren, Corbin Hofstetter and wife Barb, children, Aubrey, Claire and Wyatt of Shawnee, Kansas; Andrea Staples and husband Lee, children, Henry and Lydia of Leavenworth, Kansas; Rachel Lowman and husband Allen, children, Adison and Ava of Smithville, Missouri; Janelle Martinelli and husband Byron, children Avery and Jesse of Clovis, California; Chad Hofstetter of Gladstone, Missouri; Kristyn Hofstetter, children, Aniyah and Gabrial of Leavenworth, Kansas; and Joshua Hofstetter of Shawnee, Kansas; sister, Deloris Hofstetter and husband Paul of Hill City, Kansas; brother-in-law, Ernest Hofstetter of Plainville, Kansas; sister-in-laws, Frieda Pfortmiller of Natoma, Kansas and Lucille Luhman of Natoma, Kansas and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Neita was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Wayne Luhman.
Funeral services for Neita will be held at 10 A.M. on Thursday, August 07, 2014, at the Peace Lutheran Church of Natoma, Kansas, with Pastor Michael Schmidt officiating. Burial will follow at the North Lutheran Cemetery north of Natoma. Visitation will be from 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. on Wednesday, August 06, 2014, at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary in Natoma. Family will greet guests the day of the service. Memorials may be given to The Lutheran Hour Ministries and sent in care of the mortuary. Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Natoma is in charge of the funeral service arrangements.