Rick L. Hoover

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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Gary Leach Gary Leach from Danbury wrote on January 3, 2017 at 7:32 pm
Very close friend of Rick. Best man at his wedding. I heard he accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior before he died. We were stationed together at Camp Eschborn 1975-1977 I left. Good man