Man with dementia missing from Marion area

MARION  — The Osceola County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in locating a missing man with dementia last seen on Thanksgiving.

Franz Xaver Hofmann, 79, went missing from the Marion area around 7 p.m. on Thursday. Franz was last seen driving a two-tone blue and white 2004 Chevrolet pickup with a Michigan license plate 7LJR87. He was wearing glasses with a Navy blue jacket, a white and black plaid shirt, blue jeans and tennis shoes.

Franz has dementia and does not have a cellphone, according to police.

Franz is a white male, 5' 8" and 155 pounds with brown eyes. Anyone with information on the man's whereabouts should contact the Osceola County Sheriff's Office at (231) 832-2288.