Brian Gene Hoffmeier, 74, Arvada, Colorado passed away on March 8, 2020.
Brian was born February 14, 1946 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to Herold and Gertrude (Stolte) Hoffmeier. He graduated from Lowden High School in 1963 and attended the University of Iowa, graduating in 1967 with a degree in mathematics. He first taught math at Aurora High School, Aurora, Illinois and then served in the U.S. Army from February, 1970 to August, 1971. He moved to Colorado in 1971 and taught at Shaw Heights Junior High, Scott Carpenter Junior High and Westminster High School. During his years at Shaw Heights he met his future wife, Patricia (Patti) Nies. They were married on March 20, 1981. Brian's life was complete when his son, Ryan, was born. After 33 years of teaching, Brian retired from Westminster High School. Brian believed in giving back to his community. He privately tutored many students in math and volunteered as a math tutor at two middle schools. He served as co-chair of the Ralston Valley Accountability Committee for several years. He was on the church council and was treasurer of the Endowment Committee at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Arvada. He also donated 47 gallons of blood to Bonfil’s Blood Bank. Brian was a life-long Iowa Hawkeye fan and would go anywhere in Denver that was broadcasting a Hawkeye game. In later years, he became a CU Buffalo fan and enjoyed going to all of their football and basketball games. March Madness was his favorite time of year. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, his son, Ryan (Julia), two brothers, Bruce (Karen), Newton, Iowa and Barry (Julie), Lowden, Iowa, one sister, Jo (Carolyn), Elk Grove, California, two sisters-in-law, Roberta (Bobbi) Viedt, Winner, South Dakota and Cynthia (Cindy) Bennett (Gene), Sioux City, Iowa, and 9 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harold and Helen Nies and his brother-in-law, Daniel Viedt.
A service will be held at a later date.
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