May 25, 1955 - June 15, 2021
Mark A. Stierhoff, 66 of Bellefontaine, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 in The Ohio State Medical Center surrounded by his loving family.
Mark was born May 25, 1955 in Marysville, Ohio the son of the late Theodore and Lucille (Nicol) Stierhoff. He was a graduate of Fairbanks High School. Mark retired after 42 years of service at The Scotts Company. He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, Marysville and attended the Middleburg United Methodist Church for the last 33 years. There, he was a trustee and served on the Labor Day Noodle & Dumpling Dinner team. He also participated in the Billy Graham Crusades in Columbus in 1993 as an altar counselor. He was a member of the Middleburg Park Improvement Committee which helped to make many improvements to the park in that community. Mark was a Boy Scout Leader for over 20 years and coached baseball and softball as well. Mark enjoyed camping, riding bikes, hiking, woodworking, playing softball, basketball and volleyball on various church teams. He was an avid fan of the Cincinnati Reds, Bengals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. But most of all, he loved spending time with his family and friends, especially watching his grandchildren play sports or other activities. He loved the Lord and wanted all his loved ones and friends to accept Jesus as their Savior so they could all be in heaven together someday. For those that knew Mark, he was loyal, hardworking and always ready to lend a hand. He will be greatly missed.
Mark is survived by his wife of 34 years, Sally (Hardman) Stierhoff, children: Allan (Kristin) Stierhoff, Shelly Stout, Rebecca (Matthew) Cobern and Matthew Stierhoff; grandchildren, Kaitlyn & Nicholas Stierhoff, Alexander & Claire Stout, Abigail, Lucas & Meredith Althouse, Ian (Brooke), Patrick & Emma Cobern; great grandchildren, Benson, Joseph, and Stephen Cobern; brother, Steven (Juli) Stierhoff; brothers-in-laws, Ronnie Hardman, Jack Hardman, Paul (Lois) Hardman, Bill (Joyce) Hardman, Dave (Ruthie) Hardman and Don (Jill) Hardman as well as many nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and father and mother-in-law, Ralph & Bea Hardman.
Calling hours for family and friends will be held from 4-7 p.m. on Friday, June 25, 2021in the Middleburg United Methodist Church, Middleburg, Ohio. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 26, 2021 in the church with Reverend Carolyn Christman officiating.
Burial will follow in Middleburg Cemetery.
Arrangements entrusted to FRESHWATER, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, North Lewisburg, Ohio.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
Memorial Donations may be sent to the Middleburg United Church, Po Box 1, Middleburg, Ohio 43336 or the Logan County Cancer Society.