Clarence Verhoff


MILLER CITY -- Clarence Verhoff, 52, of Miller City, died at 6:45 p.m. Saturday, June 28, 2014, at his home.

He was born September 1, 1961, in Lima to Fred and Alvera (Lehman) Verhoff, who survive in Continental. On June 4, 1983, he married Jacki Erford who survives in Miller City.

He is also survived by his three sons, Chad (Mary) Verhoff, Bryan (Carrie Jo Fitzwater) Verhoff, and Brock (Tiffany Utrup) Verhoff, all of Miller City; four brothers Eugene Verhoff of Continental, Pat (Valerie) Verhoff of Miller City, Greg (Cathy) Verhoff of Miller City and Oran (Kelly) Verhoff of Miller City; a sister, Doris (Mike) Tobe of New Cleveland; and two grandchildren, Clara and Emma Verhoff.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn Verhoff; and a sister-in-law, Nancy Verhoff.

Clarence was a member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Miller City. He was in charge of maintenance for Palmer Township in Putnam County for over 23 years. He was also co-owner of Mac and Rita's Bar in Miller City for 27 years. Clarence was a member of the Miller City Sportsman Club and Leipsic Eagles.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 2, 2014, at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Miller City, with Father Steve Schroeder and Deacon Jim Rump officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday, and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa, with a scripture service at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Memorials may be made to Putnam County Homecare and Hospice. Condolences can be expressed at:

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