Bill Hofschulte


Bill Hofschulte, 52, of Austin, Minnesota passed away on June 22nd, 2022 of heart failure.

He was born on October 21st, 1969, to John and Penny (Smith) Hofschulte in Rochester, Minnesota.

He was preceded in death by his father John Hofschulte, sister Kelly Deyo-Boysen, and son Cody Hofschulte.

He is survived by his two daughters, Brianna Hofschulte and fiancé Jon Kasel of Kasson, MN, and Cassidy Hofschulte of Milwaukee, WI, and their mother Amanda (Grinhaug) Hofschulte of Rochester, MN; grandsons Benny and Jack Kasel of Kasson, MN; brother John Hofschulte and wife Sherry of Austin, MN; sister Lynnay Clark and husband Jim of Kasson, MN; brother Jeff Higgins and wife Ashley of Lyle, MN; sister Lillian Gwin and husband Dustin of Wisconsin; mother Penny Higgins and stepfather Harry Higgins of Austin, MN.

Bill was a jack of all trades who had many talents and jobs throughout his life, including Watson Roll-Off, which he loved. He was always up for a chat and had a knack for making people laugh; he would give you the shirt off his back if you asked. He spent his life working on race cars, playing cards, fishing, and spending time with his grandsons, nieces, and nephews.

Arrangements for Bill were made with Rochester Cremation Services. Memories and condolences of Bill may be shared at

A private burial for immediate family will be Monday June 27th, 2022 at 1pm.

A memorial will be held on Sunday, June 26th 2022 from 11-2pm at Frank-N-Stein’s Restaurant in Byron, Minnesota. A GoFundMe was created by his niece to help with all expenses, please consider contributing in lieu of flowers if you are able to do so. His family is grateful for every donation during this difficult and unexpected time.


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