Emma M. Hoffman, 93 year old resident of Pierz, MN passed away Thursday, March 8, 2012 at St. Gabriel’s Hospital in Little Falls. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Monday, March 12, 2012 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Pierz with Father Gerald Dalseth officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph’s Parish Cemetery in Pierz. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 PM on Sunday at the Shelley-Virnig Funeral Chapel in Pierz and from 9 to 10 AM on Monday also at the Shelley-Virnig Funeral Chapel in Pierz. Christian Mothers Rosary at 4:30 PM followed by Parish Prayers at 7 PM on Sunday at the funeral chapel.