Marion man found safe

MARION — A Marion man who suffers from dementia and was last seen on Thanksgiving was found on Friday, Nov. 25, in Chippewa County.

According to the Osceola County Sheriff’s Office, Franz Xaver Hofmann, 79, was located around 6 p.m. on Friday by the Michigan State Police.

Hoffman went missing from the Marion area around 7 p.m. on Thursday. He was last seen driving a two-tone blue and white 2004 Chevrolet pickup.

The sheriff’s office appreciates the help provided by area law enforcement and the Marion community in locating Mr. Hoffman, a release said.