Michael L. Shoaf
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Michael L. Shoaf, 67, of West Lafayette, passed away at IU Health Arnett Hospital on Friday, October 18, 2013. Born July 13, 1946 in Lafayette, he was the son of the late Thomas and Dorothy (O'Connor) Shoaf. He was a 1964 graduate of Southwestern High School and studied Electric, Heating, and Air Conditioning at Ivy Tech.
Michael married Jolene Wilson on September 18, 1999 in Lafayette and she survives. He worked in electrical maintenance for married student housing at Purdue University, retiring in July of 2012 after 26 years. He was an avid fan of the Indianapolis Colts, Purdue football and basketball, and NASCAR.
Surviving with his wife are his four children, Brian Shoaf (wife, Lindy) of California, Melissa Shoaf (partner, Emily) of Lafayette, Brad Shoaf of Texas, and Matthew Wilson (wife, Vennessa) of Lafayette; two sisters, Nora Hartlep (husband, Bob) and Michelle Mitchell, both of Lafayette; and five grandchildren.
Visitation one hour prior to the 2 p.m. funeral service on Monday at Hippensteel Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin Bowers officiating. Burial to follow at Davis Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the
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Published in the Journal & Courier from Oct. 18 to Oct. 19, 2013