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Phillip Glenn Hoeffel, age 75 of Rossford, Ohio passed away on Monday, December 17, 2012 at the Eleanor Jennings Adult Care Family Home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on January 14, 1937 in Defiance, Ohio to Victor and Matilda (Goller) Hoeffel. After graduating from Defiance High School, Phillip proudly served his country in the US Air Force from 1956 to 1962. He worked for over 40 years as an electrician for Huron Electric and was a member of IBEW Local 8. Phillip and his wife raised three children and are very proud of the fact that they all entered
careers serving others. He was an avid Notre Dame fan and enjoyed cooking and gardening. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family.
Surviving is his loving wife of 50 years, Marilynn
Kay (Bockrath) Hoeffel; daughters, Deborah (Steve) Deuschle, NoÃ«l (David)
Creager; son, Christian
(Annette) Hoeffel; brothers, Tom (Dorothy) Hoeffel and David (Mary) Hoeffel; sister, Pat (Bob) Ryan. Also surviving are grandchildren,
Ashley and Andrea Deuschle, Tyler Creager, Alexis and Andrew Hoeffel along with many nieces and nephews.
Phillip was preceded in death by his parents.
Family and friends may visit at the Sujkowski Funeral Home of Rossford, 830 Lime City Rd. on Thursday, December 20, 2012 from 5 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church in 628 Lime City Rd. in Rossford where the family will greet visitors
beginning at 9 a.m. Burial will be held at Riverside Memory Gardens in Defiance at 1:30 p.m. The family suggests in lieu of flowers
memorial contributions be made to Eleanor Jennings Adult Family Home and Hospice of Northwest Ohio. To leave online expressions of sympathy please visit
Published in Toledo Blade on Dec. 19, 2012