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Keith Joseph Hoefler

Published: December 1, 2013 4:00 AM

Keith Joseph Hoefler

Resident of Kent, born September 25, 1959, raised in Shalersville/Ravenna area, graduated from Crestwood in '78, and also ITT as a computer specialist. He worked in various jobs but his favorite was being a "Roadie" for Hard Roads band for about 10 years.

Keith Joseph Hoefler

Keith loved to work on bicycles, clocks & radios, he had a love for tinkering with things and figuring out how they worked, loved learning new things, never met a stranger, was a big brother to many, and had a creative sense of humor.

His battle with diabetes began at age 5 and in recent years he fought hard to overcome the serious complications, but lost the battle on Nov. 24, 2013.

Keith is survived by his wife, Colleen Wiseman Hoefler and her children of Vermillion, parents Joseph & Glenos Hoefler, brother, Bruce Hoefler and niece Raven of Columbus; brother, Glenn Hoefler of Akron; sister: Linda Hoefler Holland (Bob) and niece Amanda of California; and, other family: Bill Messer and Cynthia Messner Racin (Nick). Norm & Jeanne Hoefler, of Austintown, OH and many cousins.

A remembrance will be held at 12:30 p.m., Sunday, December 8th at Maplewood Christian Church, 7300 St Rt. 88, Ravenna, Ohio. Please, join the family to remember Keith.

(R-C 12-1-13)

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LindaH Dec 7, 2013 8:46 PM

My brother Keith will be missed by his family, and friends.  Rest in comfort & peace, Keith, no more pain, no more troubles and no more worries.  Flying free in heaven, watching over us with your laughter lighting up the clouds.  Love, Sissy 

Tracee124 Dec 4, 2013 2:35 PM

Keith will be greatly missed! He was a caring, nice, and funny guy! He was always someone that would help you out if he could. I'm sad that he's gone, but he's in a better place now!! R.I.P. Keith!!

tush Dec 4, 2013 2:29 PM


tush Dec 4, 2013 2:28 PM

..Here is a page set up for the family. In lieu of flowers please donate here. Please share this link to help circulate. Thank you

TheWyrm Dec 2, 2013 9:27 PM

Colleen I feel for you, I hope this goes well for you. I have been apart for a time but you all have not been forgot. I know not if you know who I am. I will try to be there to support you in this time. Please be at peace we all have things we have lost.

hardroads Dec 2, 2013 7:18 PM

Keith was a wonderful, caring, funny man who always conveyed a sense of family with us. Your smile will be in my heart forever. Thank You. Phil Myricks