Danette Christine Hofer, went home to heaven to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus on Friday, May 28, 2021, at the age of 62 after a heroic three-year battle with ovarian cancer. Her final days were spent at home, surrounded by friends and family and she passed away at St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with her husband by her side. Danette was born on January 15, 1959, in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, the daughter of Delores McKenzie and the late Lowell McKenzie. She was the oldest of four siblings and on June 13, 1987, she married Jerry Hofer. Danette was a lover of God and of family, a devoted wife, and mother. Whether it was knitting a blanket for a friend or a scarf for her daughter – the words “crafty, warm, kind, generous, thoughtful, and bright” were often found attached to her name. She was a God chaser and lived her life following His leading. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Hofer; daughter and son-in-law, Sarah and Rob Morgan; mother, Delores McKenzie; and siblings, Mark, Pam, and Margo.