In memoriam: Hanna Strohoffer
Hanna, a long-time member of the Hungarian-American community, died peacefully at age 70 on July 13, 2010 in Minneapolis. Preceded in death by husband Zoltan Strohoffer and her parents Klára and Sandor Kheim. Survived by children, Alexander (Barbara) and Krista (Scott); grandchildren Carl and Ava; sister Agnes-Kati Taylor (Jed) and their family.
Born in Budapest, Hungary, Johanna fled her homeland with her family during the 1956 October Revolution. She earned an MA from Washington University, St Louis, MO. She was a Rotary Scholar and also studied at the Sorbonne. Johanna began her long teaching career in the Humanities Department at the University of Minnesota. She then spent decades teaching Comparative Literature at the University and privately until her death. She enjoyed sharing her love of travel, food and gardening. She lived a bold and full life and will be dearly missed.
Services will be Saturday, July 24th, starting at 12:00 in the Lakewood Cemetery Chapel (Minneapolis). A celebration of her life will follow.
In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Minnesota Hungarians, Inc. 2010 Flood Relief Fund, 11705 Live Oak Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305 or charity of choice.