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Imogene Clara Trimble

October 4, 1936 — April 24, 2023

Imogene Clara Trimble, daughter of John W. and Philomena (Balk) Hofbauer, was born October 4, 1936 at her home in Willy, Carroll County, Iowa. She grew up in rural Viola Township and attended school in Gray, Iowa.

Jean was united in marriage with Virgil Huffman in Audubon on May 22, 1954. They moved to Minnesota and Jean worked for Family Consultation Center in Rochester, MN. They were blessed with five children: Cynthia, Dwight, Jacqueline, Mark, and Stacey. They made their home in Coon Rapids, Iowa, Rochester, MN, and then they made their way back home to Coon Rapids.

Later, she was married to Keith Farnham in New Hampton, IA on December 7, 1970. He passed away in 1974. She worked as a Nurse's Aide and Home Health Aide with a Carroll County Agency. On August 12, 1978, Jean was blessed with a third marriage with Kenyon Trimble in Nashua, Iowa.

In her earlier days, she was a backup singer for Sunny James. Jean enjoyed gardening, tending to flowers, going to the casino, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Bayard and was a part of the Altar Guild for many years.

Jean passed away on Monday, April 24, 2023 at St. Anthony Hospital in Carroll, IA. She was 86 years, 6 months and 20 days of age. She is preceded in death by her parents; siblings: Verniel Siercks, Verla Becker, Shirley Hofbauer, Marjorie Gunderson, and Donald Hofbauer.

She is survived by her children: Cynthia Bauer Besaw of Bayard, Dwight Huffman and his wife Nancy of Carroll, Jacqueline Huffman and her significant other Russ of Rochester, MN, Mark Huffman of Coon Rapids; and Stacey and her husband Rick Lundy of Glidden; 11 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; siblings: Stanley Hofbauer of Coon Rapids, Dale Hofbauer and his wife Darlene of Rochester, MN, Roy Hofbauer of Washougl, WA, Stephen Hofbauer and his wife Laura of Hermanson, OR, Ruth Cook of Coon Rapids, Sharon Hofbauer of Coon Rapids, and Connie Johnson of Plainview, MN; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Funeral Service was held on Friday, April 28, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at American Legion Community Building, Coon Rapids, Iowa.

Reverend Ray Higgins, Officiating.

Recorded Musical Selections "Go Rest High on That Mountain", Vince Gill, "Amazing Grace", Alan Jackson, "Dancing in the Sky", Dani and Izzy and "If Tomorrow Never Comes", Garth Brooks.

Honorary Pallbearer was Blake Stoppel.

Pallbearers were Shane Spaulding, Dustin Huffman, Logan Young, Andy Lundy, Beau Huffman and Cody Huffman.

Place of Rest at Union Township Cemetery, Coon Rapids, Iowa.

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Friday, April 28, 2023

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Central time)

American Legion Community Building, Coon Rapids

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Friday, April 28, 2023

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