Albert D. Hoge, age 54, of Metamora, passed away peacefully early Tuesday morning, September 10, 2013 at Ebeid Hospice in Sylvania with his loving wife Lori by his side. Albert was born December 30, 1958 in Hudson, MI to the late Andy H. Hoge and Alta (Sallows) Hoge. He graduated from Evergreen High School in 1977. Albert and Lori Lamb were united in marriage on September 26, 1981; enjoying 31 years together and being blessed with three children. Albert had been a volunteer with the Amboy Fire Department and was a plant supervisor for The Andersons in Metamora. Left to cherish his memory is his wife Lori; sons, Andy (Maggie) Hoge of Strasburg, VA and Alan (Sarah) Hoge of Maumee; daughter, Alysa Hoge of Toledo; brother, Howard (Sherri) Hoge of Delta; sister, Mary (Mark) Foster of Brooklyn, MI and Debbie (Mark) Long of Holland and grandchildren, Dylan and Lydia Hoge. Friends will be received from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at Barnes Funeral Chapel, 5825 St. Hwy.109 in Delta; where a funeral service celebrating Albert’s life will be held 11:00 AM on Friday, September 13, 2013. Pastor Mary Burroughs will be officiating. Interment will follow at Amboy Twp. Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions are encouraged to be made to Western Michigan University MSA Research Fund, Laboratory of Dr. Charles Ide, 3425 Wood Hall, Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5410 or Ebeid Hospice, 5340 Harroun Rd., Sylvania, OH 43560 in his memory. Online condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.barnesfuneralchapel.com.
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