Ursula Hofer, 85

A private service was held at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Greenwich, Connecticut for Ursula Hofer, 85 on July 27, 2020.

She was a loving wife and mother who passed peacefully at home last week with her husband and children nearby.

Ursula was born on January 26, 1935 in New York City, NY to Gertrude and Hans Olrogge, recent immigrants from Germany.Ursula had a passion for gardening, travel and reading. Her first jobs included working for Paulist Press and then KLM Airlines, whose flight benefits enabled her to visit relatives in Germany. It was on one of these visits that she met her husband, Norbert.

They raised their children, Melanie and Richard in Cos Cob and built a property management company together. They retired from the company in 1990 and moved to Boca Raton, FL.

She is survived by her husband Norbert Hofer, of Boca Raton, FL, daughter Melanie Hofer (James Tingley) of Cos Cob, CT, son Richard Hofer (Kerri Ann Hofer) of Cos Cob, CT, and grandsons Richard Alex Hofer (Priyanka Amin) of Pittsburgh, PA, and Wolgang Hofer (Bridgett Emigh, fiancé) of Rochester, NY.