Animals Pets 13

Heather Lynn Hofstrand

January 12, 1971 ~ November 13, 2019 (age 48)

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Heather Lynn Hofstrand, 48, of Cataract, passed away, Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at her home. She was born January 12, 1971, in Sparta.

Heather grew up in the Cataract area and graduated from Sparta High School with the class of 1989. Following high school, Heather worked in the kitchen at Ft. McCoy for several years as well as Cardinal Glass in Tomah. Heather had a passion for all animals, volunteering much of her time to the Monroe and Jackson County animal shelters. She loved cleaning houses and cleaned for both family and friends. Heather also enjoyed riding horses and scrapbooking.

Heather is survived by four siblings, Bryan Hofstrand; Cathryn (Shane O’Neill) Syverson; Jesse Heimke; and Jed Heimke; nieces and nephews, Anthony (Miranda) Sylvester, IV; Jamie (Jen) Sylvester; Abigail Syverson; and Sophia Syverson; five great-nieces and great-nephews; aunts and uncles, Rosie Jenkins; Dave Hendricks; Vicki (George) Prager; Peggy VanderMuelen; and Nancy Konze; sisters of the heart, Shani (Prager) Skaggs; and many other loving cousins.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Doreen (Hofstrand) Heimke; maternal grandparents, Beatrice and Arnold Hofstrand and paternal grandmother, Maryann Frostman;  great aunt, Nancy Hendricks; uncle, Joel Konze; and cousin, Heidi Prager.

A visitation for Heather will be held from 4-7 p.m., on Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at the Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta. Burial will be at a later date in Cataract Cemetery.

Memorials can be directed to the  Monroe County Humane Society Community Volunteer Group, PO Box 392  or the Jackson County Animal Shelter.

The Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home, Sparta, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements. Online condolences may be offered to Heather’s family at

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November 19, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lanham-Schanhofer Funeral Home
106 W. Franklin Street
Sparta, WI 54656

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