Albert “Al” K. Stierhoff, 66, of Sandusky, passed away on Wednesday morning, May 22, 2013, in Stein Hospice Care Center after a brief illness.
He was born Sept. 18, 1946, in Sandusky, son of the late Dwight and Rose (Geiger) Stierhoff. Albert graduated from Huron High School.
Al proudly served his country in the U.S. Army, fighting in the country of Vietnam as an infantry soldier. Upon his return to Sandusky, he then worked for 30 years as a union electrician.
An avid outdoorsman, Al loved hunting, fishing, working in his yard, and woodworking. He could "fix anything."
Al is survived by his wife of 47 years, Beverly Stierhoff; daughters, Rhonda (Rick) Smatlak, of Erie, Mich., and Amy (Jason) Kendrioski, of Oregon, Ohio; and grandsons, Dominic and “Vinny”.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. Friday, May 24, until a memorial services at 11 a.m. at Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Pastor Jamie Stewart, chaplain for Stein Hospice, will officiate, and American Legion Post 83 Honor Guard will provide military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Al’s name to the Erie County Dog Pound, 2900 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with his family at toftfh.com.