Mildred Michoff


Mildred M. Michoff, 91, of Defiance, passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at Laurels of Defiance.

She was born on October 17, 1921, to Carey and Effie (Kirkendall) Allgire in Defiance. On May 5, 1943, she married Steve Michoff, and he preceded her in death on December 26, 2012. Mildred was a member of Defiance Church of the Nazarene. She graduated from Tiffin High School. She worked in the office at the Ney Lumber Company. She loved Southern gospel music and going to concerts.

Mildred is survived by her daughter, Marcia Michoff of Defiance; and grandchildren, Adam Woods of Ypsilanti, Mich., and Erica Woods of Defiance.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Debra Woods; brothers, Cecil, Emerson, Claude and LeRoy Allgire; and a sister, Marjorie Allgire.

Funeral services for Mildred will be Friday, July 19, 2013, at noon at Schaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, with Rev. Carol Retcher officiating. Family will receive friends on Friday one hour prior to the funeral, starting at 11 a.m. Entombment will follow in Riverview Memory Gardens.

Memorials are suggested to the Defiance Church of the Nazarene. Online condolences can be given at

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