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Nile Duane Hochstetler

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Nile Duane Hochstetler, age 91, passed away on Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at Danbury Senior Living in Millersburg, Ohio, his home for the last 6 months of life. He was born on July 15, 1932, in Millersburg, Ohio, to Perry and Esther (Mast) Hochstetler. Nile proudly served in the Army during the Korean War from 1952 to 1954.

Nile retired in 1994 from Smith Dairy after 28 years and had previously worked as an electrician for Millersburg Electric. He loved spending time with family, enjoying the company of friends, delving into family and community history, telling captivating stories, and rooting for his favorite sports teams.

He is survived by his children: Kelly (Richard) Swartzentruber, Stacy (James) Mairs, and Heidi Gates (Phillip Hind); grandchildren: Ericka (Jason) Hitchcock, Nicole (Cory) Snyder, Lincoln (Kalie) Rottman, and Jock (Caitlin) Rottman; 10 great-grandchildren, whom he adored; and his sibling, Dean Hochstetler. Nile was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Sharon Lawhead Hochstetler.

A private family graveside service will be held to honor Nile's life. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Ohio's Hospice LifeCare. On-line condolences can be made by visitng .

Nile was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and a loyal friend. He will be remembered for his kind and cheerful demeanor, his dedication to his family, and his ability to make everyone he knew feel valued.

His family would like to thank the amazing staff at Danbury of Millersburg and Ohio's Hospice LifeCare for their loving care.

Posted online on June 12, 2024

Published in The Daily Record