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David M. "Mike" VanHook

April 28, 1944 ~ January 2, 2024 (age 79) 79 Years Old

David M. "Mike" VanHook Obituary

DOYLESTOWN – David M. “Mike” VanHook, age 79, passed away on January 2, 2024.

Born on April 28, 1944 in Akron to the late Omer and Mary (Liggett) VanHook, he was a resident of Doylestown for 51 years, previously of Cuyahoga Falls.  Mike was employed by Allied printing until its closure.  He then worked for Hudson Printing and went on to retired from Creston Schools after 10 years of service.  After retirement, he ran his own lawn care service for many years and was employed by the Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home.  Mike was a member of North Main Church of Christ in Orrville and Portage Lakes Lodge #752 F. & A.M.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother, Jimmy VanHook; sisters, Beverly Sizemore, June Finnie, Christina Liska, and Shirley VanHook.  He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Jane; daughters, Kimberly VanHook-Delaura of Barberton, Dustine Zack of Akron; step sons, Tim Andrews of Valley City, OH, Jeff Andrews of Cincinnati, OH; grandchildren, Mark Hoppe, Jenna Smith, Alyssa, Nick, and Kendall Zack, Rob, Brandon, and Nate Andrews, Hannah (Kyle) Bartlomes; great grandson, Liam and a great granddaughter on the way; sister, Mary Lou Ruggles of Cuyahoga Falls; many nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

Funeral service will be Monday, January 8, 2024 at 11:30 a.m. at Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home, 132 N. Portage St., Doylestown, OH, 44230 with Chuck Hopkins, officiating.  Burial will be at Chestnut Hill Cemetery.  Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. until time of service on Monday.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation at  Online obituary and guest registry are available at

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January 8, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home
132 N. Portage St.
Doylestown, OH 44230

Funeral Service
January 8, 2024

11:30 AM
Zak-Thacker & Monbarren Funeral Home
132 N. Portage St.
Doylestown, OH 44230


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