Mary A. Hoover, age 78, of Edgerton, Ohio, passed away at 8:31 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019, at Laurels of DeKalb in Butler, Indiana, with her family at her side, following an extended illness. Mrs. Hoover worked in health care for many years as a private health care aide until her retirement.

Mary A. Hoover was born on Feb. 18, 1941, in Garrett, Indiana, the daughter of Clarence E. and Mabel (Smith) Burns. She married Kenneth Hoover Jr., on Feb. 19, 1976, in Muncie, Indiana, and he preceded her in death on July 21, 2003.

Survivors include four daughters, Katrina Miller of Butler, Indiana, Sonya Shockley of Angola, Indiana, Serina (Billy) Zent of Coruna, Indiana, and Sharon (Tim) Acker of Kendallville, Indiana; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Jacqueline Bodine in Arizona. She was also preceded in death by one brother, Richard Burns, and one sister, Beverly Carnahan.

Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in the Krill Funeral Home, 114 E. Hull St., Edgerton, Ohio. Services and interment in Maple Grove Cemetery will be private.

Memorials are requested to the family to help with expenses.

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