KalidaMichael A. Verhoff, 54, died at 8:26 p.m. Jan. 17, 2012, at St. Luke's Hospital, Maumee.He was born June 5, 1957, in Lima to Arnold and Mary Sehlhorst Verhoff, who preceded him in death. On Nov. 19, 1983, he married Dorothy “Dot” Niese, who survives in Kalida.Mr. Verhoff worked at General Motors, Defiance, for 35 years. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida, and its Holy Name Society. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Kalida. He had been a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church, Cuba, Ohio. He loved dancing with his wife to Barry White. He followed The Ohio State University Buckeyes and the Cleveland Browns and enjoyed playing cards, especially “Solo,” and riding his motorcycle with his wife and friends.Survivors also include a daughter, Ashley Verhoff, of Ann Arbor, Mich.; a son, Alan Verhoff, of Kalida; three sisters, Susan (Don) Duling, of Glandorf, Julie Recker, of Kalida, and Joan Verhoff (Stacy) Slicker, of Toledo; and two brothers, Richard Verhoff and Douglas (Barb) Verhoff, both of Kalida.He was preceded in death by his stepmother, Cecelia Verhoff.Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida. Father Mark Hoying and Father Mel Verhoff will officiate. Burial will be in St. Isidore Cemetery, Cuba, Ohio.Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 8 p.m. Friday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, where a K. of C. service will be held at 7 p.m. today.Memorial contributions may be made to the Multiple Sclerosis Society, American Heart Association or American Cancer Society.Condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com.
Michael A. Verhoff