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David M. Rothenhoefer

March 21, 1944 ~ April 9, 2022 (age 78)


David M. Rothenhoefer, 78, of Granger, IN passed away on Saturday, April 9, 2022.  David was born in Mishawaka, IN on March 21, 1944, to the late Carl and Josephine (Barnette) Rothenhoefer.  Also preceding David in death are his siblings, Ann Hayes, Thomas Rothenhoefer and James Rothenhoefer.  He is survived by his son, Michael (Lisa) Rothenhoefer; grandsons John (Elise) Rothenhoefer and Michael (Giselle) Rothenhoefer; 4 great grandchildren; a sister, Margaret (Jerry) Woltman; niece, Ellen Hayes; his loving friend of 41 years and 17 years of sharing a partnership of love and caring, Gloria Nyikos; his extended family, Debbie (Pete) McCollester and their children, Dr. Jon and Jessica, Steven Nyikos, Nancy (Paul) Mitchell, Bob (Ronda) Whitmer, Jeff (Stacy) Nyikos and their 3 children, Stevie (Bekah) Nyikos and their 3 children, Oli, Kason and Lettie; and his loving sweet pet, Lucy.

David proudly served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.  He was a funeral director for Welsheimer Family Funeral Home for over 50 years until his retirement in 2020. 

When I think of the blessing in my life, David was at the top.  We love you David, Paw-Paw, Mort.

Graveside service will be held at a later date.

Contributions can be made to Camp Millhouse, 25600 Kelly Road, South Bend, IN 46614.

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