Hofmann, Gerald Robert 72, of Edina, MN passed away peacefully at home on February 10, 2020. Born December 7, 1947 in West Des Moines, Iowa. Son of Robert Harold Hofmann and Agnes Johnson Hofmann. Class of 1965 Edina East High School. University of Minnesota alumni and member of Acacia Fraternity. Avid bicyclist and outdoors enthusiast. Enjoyed music and reading. Devoted to his family. Survived by cherished wife of 47 years, Laurel; son, Robert; daughter, Elizabeth (Andrew) Arashiba, and grandchildren Gwyneth, MaryBell, Cade, Izumi, and Lily. No services; memorials preferred to Good Samaritan United Methodist Church, Edina, MN.