Mindy K. Smith, 39, of Waterville, OH and formerly of Fremont, OH passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, September 20, 2018. She was born on September 17, 1979 in Fremont, the daughter of Mark and Connie (Kiser) Hoffman. Mindy was a 1997 graduate of Fremont Ross High School and Vanguard Cosmetology. She was currently going to Dental Assistant School at Ross College.
Mindy was a stay at home mom who cherished being a loving mom. She worked at Lee’s Famous Recipe for many years. Mindy earned a Black Belt in karate and loved to remind her sisters that they didn’t. She was a die-hard Green Bay Packers fan especially Brett Farve, Aaron Rogers, and Clay Matthews. Her children Evan, Elyse, and Mariah were her whole world. She enjoyed being with family and friends and loved her dog, Otis. She was everyone’s favorite and was Aunt Min Min to all. She is reunited with her son Evan who was waiting for her at the gate with mommy kisses.
Mindy is survived by her daughters, Elyse Smith Waterville, OH and Mariah Smith, Gibsonburg, OH; former husband, Josh Smith, Port Clinton, father, Mark (Hong Han) Hoffman, Fremont, OH and mother, Connie (Robert) Gratz, Sandusky, OH; siblings, Miranda Hoffman, Fremont, OH, Lilly Hoffman, Tiffin, OH and Cecily Hoffman, Bellevue, OH; grandfather Clyde White, Fremont, OH, special aunt, Eloise Starks, Fremont, OH; nieces and nephews, Morgan Liggins, Kris and Lylah Kimmet, Stella and Owen Risner; sister-in-law, Tara (Jerry) Risner, Gibsonburg, OH; brother-in-law, Eric (Nicole) Smith, Old Fort, OH; special cousins/siblings, Adrianne, Erica, Jeremy, Julian, Charles, Durand and Jimmy; God Children, Joell, Shania, Justice and Lexi and many other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her son, Evan Smith; grandparents, Ruth White, Jane Pettys and John Hoffman and her dog, Virgo.
Visitation: Monday, September 24, 2018 from 4 to 8 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH.
Service: Tuesday, September 25, 2018; 11:00 am at The Church on 53, 1105 CR 41, Fremont, OH am with an hour of visitation prior to the service at the church.
Burial: Oakwood Cemetery, Fremont, OH
Memorials: Hydrocephalus Foundation or the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline