Lucille Mary Konze, 78, of Deming, NM and formerly of Grand Forks, ND passed away on Sunday, March 20, 2022 at her winter home in Deming.

Lucille Mary Hoffarth was born on September 17, 1943 in Langdon, ND the daughter of Anthony and Lavina (Schneider) Hoffarth.  Lucille spent her summers at Lake of the Woods in Minnesota and her winters in Deming NM. While at the lake, she enjoyed gardening, feeding birds and watching birds, making jam and visiting with her friends. While living in New Mexico, she enjoyed playing cards and bingo with her friends.

Lucille was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister.

Lucille is survived by her loving husband, of 57 years, James Konze; her daughters, Julie (Jon) Lemar, Jennifer (John) Butler, granddaughters, Brianna Lemar and Ashley Lemar; grandsons, Brennan (Jenna) Lemar and Jacob Butler; a great-grandson, Riley Byars and brothers, Gerald Hoffarth and Cy Hoffarth.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Anthony and Lavina Hoffarth; sisters. Kathleen Delvo, Del Westacot, Verna Demes and brothers, Floyd Hoffarth, Daniel Hoffarth.

At Lucille’s request, she was cremated.

Memorial Service and Celebration of Life: Memorial Service will be at Calvary Cemetery at 12:00 p.m. with the Celebration of Life to follow at the Hampton Inn and Suites, 2985 S. 42nd St. from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2022, in Grand Forks, ND.