Ruth Hoffman

Obituary of Ruth A Hoffman

SWANTON, OH - Ruth A. Hoffman, age 75 of Swanton, OH, formerly of Deerfield, MI, passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at the home of her niece and nephew, Jeff and Kim Powers. She was born July 18, 1946, in Adrian to Darcy and Mildred (Janson) Hoffman.  She graduated from Deerfield High School and Eastern Michigan University.  Ruth taught at Whiteford Schools in Ottawa Lake for 30 years. She cooked at the Daily Bread in Adrian and co-owned family operated Country Catering in Deerfield. She was a member of the Element Church in Blissfield. She loved gardening, cooking, baking, canning, and listening to music.


She is survived by a sister-in-law, Nancy Hoffman, nieces, nephews, many wonderful friends and her two feline companions, Stella and Chuck. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Robert and Dale; two sisters, Betty Kodelman and Donna Sieler; one nephew and two nieces.


Ruth was a selfless person, devoted to helping others. No one was a stranger, and she was affectionately known as “Aunt Ruth” to everyone. Her kind words of wisdom will be missed by many.


At Ruth’s request, cremation has taken place. Burial of cremains will be in Deerfield Cemetery. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.


You may send condolences to the family at  To reflect Ruth’s enduring generosity, her family asks that in lieu of flowers, you would perform a random act of kindness or to Hospice of Northwest of Ohio. Arrangements are under the direction of the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.

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