Service measured not by GOLD,
                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE


WOOSTER “ Marilyn Davis Hoffer, 86, passed away peacefully at LifeCare Hospice with her family by her side on Saturday, February 17, 2018.
She was born January 20, 1932 in Wayne Co., the daughter of Wesley and Thelma (Swart) Davis.
Marilyn was a 1949 graduate of Shreve High School and worked at Frito-Lay until her marriage to Harold Hoffer on January 20, 1951.   Marilyn and Harold owned and operated Har-Lou Farm, breeding and showing many prize registered Holsteins.   The herd was sold in 1985 and they began hauling cattle locally and long distance.   Two of their favorite destinations were Idaho and Chautaugua, New York.   Harold passed away in September of 1988.
Marilyn also worked as a pre-school aide for Tri-County Educational System.   While still in good health, she enjoyed golfing and Quota Club Activities.   Attending activities of her grandchildren were also very important to her.
Surviving are her children, Judy (Rick) Wolf, Linda (Jeff) Bureau, Patti (Don Stoner) Carmony and Terry (Liz) Hoffer; also, sister, Gail (Don) Riggenbach that she raised as a daughter, and sisters, Bonnie Slicker, Treva (Stan) Becker and a sister-in-law, Martha Davis.   Also surviving are grandchildren, Cathy (Peter) Berg, Josh (Katie) Wolf, Kevin (Tara) Wolf, Greg (Sara) Wolf, Nathan Bureau, Shane (Alli) Bureau, Jenni (Jim) Thorn, Kim (Jay) Ott, Clint (Traci) Carmony, Molly (Phil) Harland, Chris Hoffer and Sarah (Kevin Aiken) Hoffer and 23 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a brother Dean Davis.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster with the Rev. J Alexander officiating.   There will be no calling hours.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Anne M. Wolf Foundation, PO Box 83, Orrville, OH 44667
Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Contributions
Anne M. Wolfe Foundation, PO Box 83, Orrville, OH 44667

Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Central Christian Church, 407 N. Market St., Wooster

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