Madeline G. Schoeff
Madeline G. Schoeff

MIDDLE POINT, Ohio — Madeline G. Schoeff, 82, of Middle Point, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center surrounded by her loving family.

She was born Dec. 8, 1931, in Portland, Ind., to the late John Lawrence and Gladys Rosetta (Steen) Weaver.

She was married to DeWayne Schoeff, who preceded her in death on April 29, 1986.


She is survived by a son, Michael Schoeff Sr. of Middle Point; four daughters, Nancy (Stephen) Williams of Portland, Ind., Tamra (Kyle) Zeigler of Wapakoneta, Patricia Hipsher of Kalida and Bonnie (John) Young of Rockford; 11 grandchildren, Jody King, Scott Grogg, Julie Zukowski, Michelle Morales, Carrie Garza, Dustin and Kristen Zeigler, Cotey Schoeff, Michael Schoeff Jr., Kelsi and Kassidy Hipsher; two step-grandchildren, Glen Young and Kate Strickland; 12 great-grandchildren; five step-great-grandchildren; and a step-great-great-grandson.

She was also preceded in death by three sons, Jacob Weaver, John Schoeff and Mitchell Schoeff; a daughter, Mary Helen Grogg; four sisters; four brothers, and a step-great-grandson.

Madeline retired after 23 years from Campbell’s Soup Company of Napoleon. She was a lifetime member of the Van Wert VFW Auxiliary Post 5803. She was a homemaker who loved to play cards, crochet and especially spending time with her family.

A celebration of Madeline’s life will begin at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9 at Strayer Funeral Home. Burial will be at a later date in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Kalida. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Tuesday, with a VFW Auxiliary service at 7 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Wednesday at Strayer Funeral Home, 1840 E. Fifth St., Delphos.

Memorial contributions may be made to Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center or Middle Point Volunteer Fire Department.

Online condolences may be shared at www.strayerfuneralhome.com.