Rick L. Hoover
April 24, 1957 - June 22, 1998
Rick L. Hoover, 41, of Kouts, Indiana passed away Monday, June 22, 1998
at Porter Memorial Hospital, Valparaiso. Rick was a lifetime resident of Kouts
and an electrician with IBEW Local 531 for 20 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran
with 317th Engineer Battalion. Rick was a member of the Kouts Christian Church,
IBEW Local 531, Hebron Lodge No. 502, F.&A.M., Orak Temple A.A. O.N.M.S., 32nd
Degree Mason Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, 20 year member of the Kouts
American Legion Post 301, 4 time Post 301 Commander, Past Legion Second
District Vice Commander, Past Legion Department SAL Committee Chairman, Charter
member SAL Squadron 301, 40&8 Past Chef DeGare, AmVets. Born April 24, 1957 in
Valparaiso, Indiana, the son of Clayton and Patricia (Wale) Hoover. On November
18, 1978 in Kouts, Indiana he married Kathleen M. Passuello who survives. Other
survivors include mother, Patricia Hoover of Valparaiso; father, Clayton Hoover
of Kouts; two brothers, Mark E. (Felicia) Hoover of Kouts and David A. (Teri)
Hoover of Valparaiso; two sisters, Sharon L. Hoover of Kouts and Kimberly J.
hoover of Valparaiso; seven nieces and seven nephews; father-in-law William J.
Passuello of New Mexico; two sisters-in-law, Debra K. Barbour of California and
Susan A. (Kendall) Swanberg of Minnesota; brother-in-law, David J. (Teresa)
Passuello of Rensselaer. Preceded in death by brother, Matt W. Hoover and
mother-in-law, Yvonne V. Passuello.
The funeral service will be Thursday, June 25th at 10:30 A.M. at the Kouts
Christian Church with Pastor Mark Wilkinson officiating. Burial will be in
Graceland Cemetery, Kouts, Memorials may be given to the American Legion Post
301. Masonic Service and American Legion Service will be held Wednesday
evening. Visitation will be on Wednesday, 2 to 8 p.m at the Kosanke Funeral
Home of Kouts, Indiana.
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