Hance H. Hofler, Jr., 84, of Ottawa, Kansas, passed away Sept. 20, 2018 at his home, following a brief illness.

The family of Hance will meet with friends for a visitation 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018, at lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Ottawa. Inurnment will be at a later date at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Memorial contributions may be made to Franklin County Cancer Foundation and sent in c/o Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, P.O. Box 14, Ottawa, KS 66067. Condolences may be sent to the family through lamb-roberts.com. A full obituary will appear later.