Age 57, passed away October 8, 2012, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 20, 1955, in Lansing, to Dale and Mary (Nichols) Hoffman.
Mike was a 1973 graduate of Holt High School. He was employed as a sprinkler fitter with Advanced Fire Protection Company and retired in 2011 after 38 years. Mike enjoyed boating and spending time with friends at the marina in Grand Haven, watching MSU Hockey and NASCAR. He was enthusiastic about starting home projects.
Mike is survived by his wife of 31 years, Kay (Moore); mother, Mary Hoffman of Holt; father, Dale (Joan) Hoffman of Grand Ledge; sister, Kim (Gregg) Mentzer of Wexford, PA; nephews, Benjamin and Brian Mentzer; Kay’s sisters, Sandy (Ron) Fioretti of Yucaipa, CA and Judy (Chuck) Hadden of Arlington, VA and children Jeffrey (Kate) Hadden and sons Evan and Alec, and Allison (Chas) Andrews and children Jackson and Emma; and Mike’s dog, Tucker. He was preceded in death by grandparents Naomi and Roland Nichols, Clarence H. and Bertha I. Hoffman.
A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 20, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with the Rev. Kris Abbey, chaplain of Hospice of Lansing, officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. A special thank you to the staff and volunteers of the Hospice Stoneleigh Residence for their care and kindness. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Lansing Stoneleigh Residence, 3411 Stoneleigh Dr., Lansing, MI 48910 or Old Newsboys Association, P.O. Box 14058, Lansing, MI 48901.