Sally M. Hoefle

December 07, 1930 - January 05, 2021

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Sunday, January 10, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Sunday, January 10, 3:00 PM
Young Family Funeral Home - Wolcottville Chapel


Sally M. Donat Hoefle, 90, of Rome City died Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at Orchard Pointe Health Campus in Kendallville

Mrs. Hoefle was a lifetime area resident. She worked for seven years as secretary and later as office manager for Financial Service Corp. in Mishawaka and South Bend. She then worked in sales marketing with GTE, traveling extensively across the United States. She was a member of the GTE Employees Club, GTE Retirees Club, and the Bristol Opera House.

In 1963, she started the Bunco Club. With her friend, Julie Fields, she traveled to England four times, and has been to Scotland, Germany, and France. Since 1996, she has traveled with Menno Tours with her friend, Gwen Laing. She enjoyed fishing on her boat at her Waldron Lake home where she has resided since 1999, coming from Michigan.

Sally was a member of the Rome City United Methodist Church.

She was born December 7, 1930, in LaGrange to Charles and L. Maxine (Deter) Callahan.

Surviving are two daughters and sons-in-law, Tona & Kenlyn Miller of Albion and Jane & Edward Dils of Goshen; a son and daughter-in-law, Richard & Sharon Hoefle of Ozark, Alabama; four grandchildren, Pam & Tommy Cowan, Jason & Heather Miller, Brett & Cyndee Miller, and Taryn Miller; two step-granddaughters, Karissa Ecklebarger and Jennifer Anderson; a great-granddaughter, Jordyn Miller; twin great-granddaughters, Abigail and Natalie Miller; and two step great-grandchildren, Devante Anderson and Dominique Anderson.

She was preceded in death by her father; her mother, L. Maxine Harp; stepfathers, Rex Donat and Arthola Delbert Harp; a brother, Wayne Donat; a half-sister, Sharon McClellan; a half-brother, David Callahan; and a daughter-in-law, Faye Hoefle.

Funeral services will be Sunday, January 10, 2021, at 3 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery at LaGrange.

Visitation will be Sunday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Per the Governor, face masks are required.

Preferred memorials are to the Humane Society of Noble County.

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Keith & Cheryl Ellert
January 11th, 2021 6:45pm
Waldron Lake

So sorry for your loss. We will miss seeing & talking to her across the channel.

Randy Winegardner
January 7th, 2021 10:10am
Orlando Florida

Sorry for you lose.