BOROFF

Mendon native, Victor R. Boroff, age 86, of New Bremen, 

passed away Sunday, October 3, 2021, at Elmwood Assisted 

Living of New Bremen.

 

Born on October 14, 1934, in Mendon, he was the only child 

of the late Dillon C. & Vivian V. (Lampy) Boroff.

 

Surviving are his son & daughter-in-law: Brian & Anita Boroff of 

New Bremen, grandsons: Dillon & Ashley Boroff of Russia, and 

Brice Boroff of New Bremen, great grandchildren: Coralee Rose 

and Grayson James, his former wife, Pat Boroff, of St. Marys, 

step-grandchildren: Andy McMurray of Scottsdale, Arizona, 

Carrie & Nathan Manns of Kenton, Craig & Carrie Stachler of 

St. Henry, Lee & Andrea Stachler of Montezuma, and Andrea 

& Eric Homan of Maria Stein, and 15 step-great grandchildren.

 

Preceding him in death were step-mother, Thelma (Anderson) Boroff, 

an uncle, Victor & Alzada Lampy, and their children: Larry Joe, Vicky, 

and Chuck Lampy.

 

A 1953 graduate of Mendon-Union High School, Vic served 2 years in 

the U.S. Army, and was stationed for 18 months in Munich, Germany.

 

Vic had been a member of the Mendon Blue Ribbon 4-H Club for 11 years, 

and then served as a Club Advisor for 8 years.  He was also a member of 

New Bremen American Legion Post #241 and Mercer Lodge #121 Free & 

Accepted Masons in St. Marys. 

 

Vic had farmed and milked cows for 20 years, both in rural Mendon and 

St. Marys.  He also was Store Manager for 20 1/2 years at Sherwin-Williams 

Paints in Celina, and later managed Big Lots Stores in St. Marys, Richmond, 

Indiana, and Sidney for 18 1/2 years.

 

Over the years, some of Vic's favorite activities were showing dairy cattle 

and attending cattle shows.  He also enjoyed fishing.  A very sociable man, 

Vic attended many area fairs and festivals.  Most of all, he greatly enjoyed 

visiting with the grandkids and attending their sporting events. 

 

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, October 7, at the 

Mendon First Church of God, with Pastor Rebecca Erb-Strang, officiating.  

 

Burial will follow at Mendon Cemetery, with graveside military rites to 

be conducted by New Bremen American Legion Post #241.

 

Calling Hours are 2:00 - 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 6, at W.H. Dick 

& Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Mendon, and 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. on 

Thursday, at Mendon First Church of God.

 

Memorial Contributions may be made to Grand Lake Hospice.

 

Condolences can be expressed to Vic's family at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com

 

 

 

 

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