Obituary for Michael L 'Mike" Hofmann

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Michael L 'Mike" Hofmann

March 23, 1946 - May 6, 2012

Michael L. 'Mike' Hofmann age 66 passed away Sunday evening, May 6, 2012 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Trafalgar.

Mike was born March 23, 1946 in Huntington, to the late James R. & Ester Mae (Rittgers) Hofmann. He was a 1964 graduate of West Rock Creek High School in Huntington and went on to earn a degree in Civil Engineering from Indiana Tech. Mike married his loving wife of 43 years, Sharon M. (Follis) Hofmann on August 2, 1968 in Andrews. She survives.

Mike was the devoted father to: Lisa S. Hofmann of Indianapolis and is survived by his grandson: Levi Haskell of Avon & his sister: Cathy Walker of Huntington.

He was preceded in death by a daughter: Lora R. Haskell on September 8, 2007and a sister: Donna Hofmann.

Mike retired in 2008 as a Traffic Engineer with the Indiana State Highway Department, Seymour District, after 38 years of service. He enjoyed traveling, mowing his yard, working puzzles and doing genealogy. Mike was a fan of Indiana University Men's Basketball and enjoyed traveling to many NASCAR tracks to watch his favorite driver, the late Dale Earnhart Sr.

He was a member of the Trafalgar United Methodist Church where he served as a Trustee. Mike was devoted to his church and was very hands on with the construction and the success of the new Trafalgar United Methodist Church building.

The Rev. Doug Bohall will conduct a funeral service 10:30 am Friday at the Trafalgar United Methodist Church, 375 Pleasant Street in Trafalgar. Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday at the Church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Mike to the Trafalgar United Methodist Church, 375 Pleasant Street,T rafalgar, IN 46181.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to the Hofmann family at

Information: 812-597-4670


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Born: March 23, 1946
Died: May 6, 2012

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Robin Strole posted on 1/1/00

Sharon & Lisa, So sorry to hear about Mike. You are in our prayers. May it be of some comfort that he is now rejoicing in Heaven with Lora. We miss her still! Joe, Robin, Braden and Meah Strole


Julie Bohannon posted on 1/1/00

Dear Lisa, Please accept our sincere condolences for the loss of your father. Take comfort in all the wonderful memories you have of your father. Sincerely, Frank and Julie


Richard Hinton posted on 1/1/00

Our symphaties with Sharon and the family. I graduated with you and Mike from Rock Creek in 1964, believe we rode the same school bus. We just moved to the Methodist home in Warren this past year. I don't know the location of very many classmates. Sorry to hear about your loss. Dick & Joyce Hinton 801 Huntington Ave. Warren, In. 46792