Henry C. “Hank” Bollhoefer, 75, 4821 French St., Tyner, Ind., an area resident since he was discharged from the Marines, has died. Hank passed away in the Pilgrim Manor Nursing Home, Plymouth, at 2:34 p.m. on Thursday, May 31, 2001. Born the son of Mark Lester and Pearl L. McDaniel Bollhoefer on May 5, 1926, in Huntington County, Ind., Hank attended Jefferson High School in Huntington. He joined the United States Marine Corps and served in the Southwest Pacific during World War II until February of 1946. On Sept. 14, 1947, in Argos, Hank and Virginia Jean Grossman were married. Hank was a self-employed mechanic for 33 years, from 1960 to 1993. He had also worked for eight years as a John Deere mechanic for James Morrissey. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and woodworking and was a collector of miniature John Deere tractors. A member of the Blissville Church of the Brethren, Hank had served on the Tyner Volunteer Fire Department. He was a Marshall County 4-H leader for a number of years and a member of the Marshall County Fair Board, serving as president in 1978. Hank is survived by Virginia, his wife of nearly 54 years, a daughter, a son and their families. His daughter is Linda and her husband, Douglas Cannan, Brandon, Florida. His son and daughter-in-law is David and Emilia Bollhoefer, Tyner, Ind. Five grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and a step-great-grandchild, also survive together with a brother, Phillip and Ardille Bollhoefer, Rancho Cordova, Calif., and a sister; Alta Keifer, Huntington, Ind. A step-sister and step-brother, both living in Texas, survive as well; they are Nina and Reever Morris and Harold Reding. Hank was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Margaret Decker, three brothers and two sisters. Friends may call on the family on Monday, June 4, 2001, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Johnson-Danielson Funeral Home, 1100 N. Michigan St., Plymouth. Funeral services for Hank will be at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, 2001, in the Blissville Church of the Brethren, 6250 Spruce Trail, Plymouth. The Rev. Jimmy Baker, pastor of the Blissville Church, will officiate. A military service, conducted by the Plymouth V.F.W., Post 1162, will honor Hank at the graveside in Tyner Cemetery, Tyner, Ind. Memorials in Hank’s memory may be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation.