Michael Hoffman

April 29, 1938 - December 29, 2011
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Michael D. ‘Mike’ Hoffman, age 73 of Lima, died at 8:12 p.m., Thursday, December 29, 2011 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima. He was born April 29, 1938 in Logansport, IN. He is the son of Robert E. and Mildred Murray Hoffman. Both parents are deceased. On October 26, 1957 he married Janet R. Whitmer, who survives in Lima.

Mr. Hoffman was a plant manager with International Brake of Lima and also worked in sales with Prudential. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of the Lima First Assembly of God Church. He was a big Notre Dame Fan and loved hunting.

Survivors include a daughter – Susan Lynn Hoffman of Cridersville; 3 grandchildren – Joseph Keckler of Columbus; Benjamin Keckler currently stationed in Afghanistan; Kathryn Keckler of Cridersville; a brother – Robert E. (Judith) Hoffman of Lake Michigan; and a sister Diane (Robert) Miller of South Bend, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by a son – Michael Dale Hoffman, Jr. who died March 22, 1988.

Funeral services will begin 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 6, 2012 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The Pastor Randy Davis will officiate. Private burial will follow at a later date in St. Matthew Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 – 8:00 Thursday, January 5, 2012 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville and one hour prior to services Friday.

Memorial contributions may be given to the church’s building fund at First Assembly of God, 1575 East High Street, Lima, Ohio 45804.

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Date: Thursday, January 5, 2012

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806

Service Information

Date: Friday, January 6, 2012

Time: 11:00 am

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.


311 West Main Street, Cridersville, OH, 45806


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Born: April 29, 1938
Died: December 29, 2011

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