Robert Michael Hofer
Robert Michael "Mike" Hofer, 81, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Anderson.
He was a longtime resident of Pendleton.
He was born April 2, 1938, in Elwood, to Lyndon and Katherine Emma (Murray) Hofer. Mike was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He retired in 2007 from General Motors as a truck driver after 44 years.
He attended Pendleton Christian Church and was a member of the Fall Creek Conservation Club. Mike was known for frequently walking through his beloved Pendleton, where he enjoyed talking with folks and no animal was a stranger to him.
He is survived by his wife, Miriam E. (Wisehart) Hofer; sons, Michael C. (wife, Beth) Hofer and Christopher L. (wife, Kellie) Schnepp; grandchildren, Max, Abby, Kix, Bradley (wife, Melissa), Brent (wife, Jenni), and Brandon (wife, Samantha); great-grandchildren, Riley, Harper, Laine, and Olivia; sisters-in-law, Jane (husband, Ken) Tullis and Mary Hofer; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, John and Kenny Hofer.
Services will be conducted by Pastor Michael Canada at 1 p.m. Monday, Jan. 27, at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Lahm Chapel, Pendleton. Burial will be in Grove Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of services at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Madison County Humane Society.
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Published on January 22, 2020


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Darrell Hofer
Feb 11, 2020
Sorry I just found out, Mike was a great guy and I know he will be missed
Terry and Fran Auker
Jan 24, 2020
We send our heartfelt sympathy to Miriam and the family. Mike was a fine man, a devoted father and we are so glad to have known him.
Terry and Fran Auker