Mike Schoff

Michael R. Schoff, 67, of Niles passed away on Monday, September 21, 2020 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Mishawaka.

He was born on January 19, 1953 in South Bend to the late John R. and Nancy R. Schoff.

After graduating high school, Mike furthered his education at ITT Technical Institute. He worked for a number of years at Bendix as well as twenty years as an electrical engineer for American Electric Power (AEP) prior to his retirement.

On August 20, 2005 Mike married Pat Salyer at a ceremony in Edwardsburg, Michigan.

Mike enjoyed watching television especially shows like Little House on the Prairie, Gunsmoke, The Godfather, and Elvis Movies. He was also a sports enthusiast watching college football, NASCAR and following The Big 10. He enjoyed his traveling with Pat in their R.V. as well as their time spent with friends in Florida.

He cherished his time with family, friends and several beagles along the way.

While Mike had many interests, none of them compared to the love of his granddaughter, Ziva.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Schoff and Nancy Pascoe.

Mike is survived by his loving wife, Pat Schoff of Niles, children, Patrica (Dave) Rusch of Clyde, Ohio and Michael Schoff (Elyse Heskett) of Niles, stepson, Justin Salyer (Brook Plute) of South Bend, his beloved granddaughter, Ziva Schoff as well as his brother, David (AnnaMarie) Schoff of Niles.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home in Niles with a time of visitation beginning at 11:00 a.m. An interment will follow at Silverbrook Cemetery.

Due to COVID-19 Michigan regulations, all guests must wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mike’s memory to the American Lung Association, COPD Advocacy at 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, Illinois 60601 or to Honor Flight Box L-4016 Columbus, Ohio 43260.

Photos and memories of Mike may be shared with his family at www.BrownFuneralHomeNiles.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Niles.

Posted On: Wednesday, September 23, 2020 1:31 PM

Source: WSJM
Full story at: https://www.wsjm.com/2020/09/23/mike-schoff/

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