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Mary L. Hoepf

Mrs. Hoepf

Mary L. Hoepf, 94, of Republic, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019, at Mercy Health – Tiffin Hospital.

Mary was born Nov. 2, 1925, in Tiffin, to Raymond and Remah (Phelps) Gase. She married Walter A. Hoepf Sept. 28, 1946, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Tiffin, and he survives in Republic.

Survivors include her children, Shirley (Gerald) Bumb of Sycamore, Linda (Dale) Schroeder of Shelby, Sandra Benner of Republic, Connie (John) Powell of Republic, Stephen (Darlene) Hoepf of Republic, Theresa (Michael) Hoerig of Tiffin, Diane (Michael) Watson of Marion, Miriam (Lazaro Jr.) Garcia of Green Springs, Mark (Laura) Hoepf of Sycamore, Bryan (Valerie) Hoepf of Republic, Gary (Dawn) Hoepf of Republic, Tracy (Brent) Hogue of Bellevue and Michell (Kevin) Nedolast of Shelby; a son-in-law, Gary Michalkiewicz of Swanton; 39 grandchildren; 58 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Mary was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Dennis Hoepf in 1982; a daughter, Tammy Michalkiewicz in 2014; a grandson, Derrik Hoepf; great-grandsons, Cooper and Carson; three brothers, Robert, Harold and Donald Gase; and two sisters, Florence Fruth and Bernita Brickner.

Mary was a homemaker. She was a devoted member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Republic for over 50 years and was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church most recently.

Visitation for family and friends will be 2-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, at Lindsey-Shook Funeral Home, 3085 S. SR. 19, Bloomville.

A Mass of Christian burial will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Tiffin, with the Rev. Joseph Syzbka officiating. A rosary will be prayed 20 minutes prior to the Mass.

Burial will follow in Farewell Retreat cemetery, Republic.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church or a charity of the donor’s choice.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lindseyoldsfh.com.