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Clyde E. ‘Skeeter’ Hoffman

Clyde E. “Skeeter” Hoffman, 91, of Sidney, passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at his residence.

He was born in Champaign County on July 22, 1921, a son of the late Ernest Guy and Eva Edna Russell Hoffman.

On Dec. 23, 1944, in Sidney he married Claurys Ina Pond and she preceded him in death April 29, 2005. He also was preceded in death by three sisters, Ruth Shanley, Monabelle Maddy and Garnet Ann Hoffman.

Survivors include his daughter, Amy (Greg Kiefer) Hoffman of Shingle Springs, Calif.; and brother, Kenneth Hoffman of Rosewood.

A Rosewood High School graduate, he worked at Stolle Corp for 38 years and retired as a receiving clerk. He enjoyed fishing, bowling, and was an avid card player. He also enjoyed playing baseball in his youth. He was a member of the Stolle Retirees and the Sidney Senior Citizens.

Skeeter enjoyed a large gathering of family and friends for his 90th birthday in St. Paris in 2011.

Pastor Andy Leighty conducts a funeral at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Rexer-Riggin-Madden Funeral Home, DeGraff, where calling is from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday. Burial is in the Springhills Cemetery, Springhills.

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