Ron S. Danhoff, Sr.

February 16, 1940 - June 25, 2020

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Ronald "Ron" Samuel Danhoff, Sr., age 80, resident of New Haven, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020, at the Commons of Providence in Sandusky. He was born on February 16, 1940 in Willard, Ohio, to the late Sam and Grace (Lepard) Danhoff.

A 1958 Willard High School graduate, he was a 46 year dedicated RR Donnelley & Sons employee. He was a member of the New Haven United Methodist Church and a member of the Car Coddlers. Ron had many interests, a few of them being, taking rides on the motorcycle and in the Corvette, building and woodworking, and gardening. He was known as the family handyman that could fix anything. Most of all, he enjoyed being with his family, especially the grandkids.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Patricia J. (Wallrabenstein) Danhoff, whom he married on February 17, 1961; three children, Chuck (Nancy) Danhoff of Willard, Jean (Rick) Chase of Celeryville, Ronnie (Michelle) Danhoff of New Haven; siblings, Jerald (Shirley) Danhoff of Attica, Richard (Jo) Danhoff of McClellanville, South Carolina; grandchildren, Dustin (Gen) Danhoff, Brad Chase, Corey (Tabitha) Danhoff, Amy (Joel) Ashley, Mckenzie Danhoff, and Emily Danhoff; great grandchildren, Kaden, Lilly, and Jameson Danhoff; sister-in-law, Frances Wallrabenstein of Monroeville; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant son, Bradley Alan Danhoff; and siblings, Robert Danhoff, Phyllis Heck and Janice Wallace and step-father, Leland Smith.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Ron's funeral services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice in Sandusky or to the Alzheimer's Association. Online condolences may be made to his family by visiting


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Larry and Charla Dent - Jul 2, 2020
Pat and family. So sorry to hear of Ron's passing. What a great guy! We sure had fun talking to the two of you at Pean's and working with Ron for so many years. He will truly be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
Marty (Hawblitz) Smith - Jul 2, 2020
Pat and condolances to you all..Ron was an easy guy to like. Worked at RRD when he did..peace and prayers to you all.
David and Merry Holida - Jul 1, 2020
Hugs and prayers for your family. We both had the pleasure of working with Ron at RRD and are so blessed to have wonderful memories of him. He was someone you could trust and look up to as a mentor and genuinely cared for people. He will be missed.
Bob and Jo Ann Cook - Jul 1, 2020
So sorry to hear of Ron's passing. Will remember the good old days at RRD as well as visiting with you folks at the Fish Fry in Monroeville. We share in your sorrow. Bob and Jo Ann
Cathy and Terry Ludban - Jun 30, 2020
Dear Aunt Pat and family, so sorry to hear of Uncle Ron's passing. I have good memories about him. May he rest in peace with the Lord.
Dianna Allen Ruehle - Jun 29, 2020
I'm sincerely sorry for your loss and will pray for your family.
Douglas Baker - Jun 29, 2020
Sorry to hear of Ron's passing. I had the pleasure of working with Ron at RRD. He would always take time, to answer my questions. He also had a great sense of humor. A true gentleman! RIP Ron....
Jerry and Gaye Steinke - Jun 29, 2020
Pat and entire Danhoff Family, please accept our sincere sympathy in Ron's passing. We have many fond memories of Ron from RRD and lunches at Arby's. God Bless all of you.
Mick and Sandi OBrien - Jun 28, 2020
Danhoff Family So sorry for your loss. Ron was a true gentleman and a very nice person. He will be missed. God Bless
Carol J. Hostetler - Jun 28, 2020
Michelle and family. Thinking of you all and sending prayers. God Bless.
Terry and Penny Callen - Jun 28, 2020
Ron will be missed, he was a great guy who had a lot of Danhoff family traits. Very mechanical inclined, loved a challenge, had to understand everything about a process. Ron loved his church, wife and family.
Rick Rogers - Jun 28, 2020
So sorry for your loss, prayers for the all the family.
Dick & Jeannine Snay - Jun 28, 2020
Dear Pat and family, We are so sad to hear of Ron's passing. I have so many memories of Ron and his family, going way back, and of working for your dear mother many years ago. At times like this, it is so hard to not be there, but please know you are in our hearts and prayers. RIP Ron!
Jim Gaston - Jun 28, 2020
Our prayers are with all of you. It has been honored to know this man and learn from him. Lord, in Your mercy, pour out your comfort and strength into the hearts of Ron's family, keep his memories forever in the hearts of all who know him. Amen
Gene and Sue Biglin - Jun 28, 2020
Our deepest sympathy to Pat and family. We were so sorry to hear of Ron's passing. Always enjoyed talking to you both at the car shows.
Jim and Teresa Smith - Jun 27, 2020
Ron and Michelle, Jim and I are so saddened to hear of your dad's passing. You and your entire extended family are in our prayers. I pray for God's comfort for you during this time. And great sorrow reflects that there was great love. I know he felt the love from all of you.
Gracie Dials - Jun 27, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Subway staff - Jun 27, 2020
Pat and family, our condolences. He is in a better place until you see each other again!
Nicole and Tom Schmidt & Family - Jun 27, 2020
You all are deeply loved, and in our prayers. Ron certainly had an impact on many. His legacy will live on for generations to come.
Dennis and Cynthia Branham - Jun 27, 2020
Our condolences to Ron's family on his passing. He was a very nice neighbor over the years. He will be missed by many. Our prayers for comfort and peace for Pat and the family. RIP Ron.
Pat Myers - Jun 27, 2020
You all are in my prayers. Ron was a great person and a good friend and will be missed by many RRD friends. We know he is in a better place. Peace to all.
Dwight and Dottie Cherry - Jun 27, 2020
we are sorry for your loss but know Ron is in a better place now. Our prayers are with you and the family.
Robert and King and Family - Jun 27, 2020
So sorry for your loss. He was a great man. You are all in our thoughts.
Rick Reed - Jun 27, 2020
To the entire Danhoff family. So sorry to hear about Ron's passing. I worked under him at Donnelley's for several years back in the late 70 s early 80 s. One of the best bosses I ever had. Fast forward some 45 years or so. I and Ron talked about him helping video taping the clock tower cupola move to Cincinnati in November 2014. He spent about 2 hours outside on a cold day taping for me and the clock committee, something he did not have to do. But he was excited about the move and helping out. Once I realized who he was, we talked about working at Donnelley's and I got the chance to express my gratitude to him for being such a great boss. He was the best and will be missed. Prayers and Peace for you all in this tough time.
Darwin and Mary Weatherbie - Jun 27, 2020
Was saddened to hear of Ron's passing. We have a lot of fond memories of him. We both worked with Ron at RRD and you couldn't find a better person. A very likable guy, honest, love able and he had a great sense of humor. He will be missed by a lot of people. Our prayers to all of the family and keep all your treasured memories close and he will forever be with you.
Gerald Gibson - Jun 27, 2020
So sorry to hear this. I worked with Ron throughout my career. He taught me a lot. Great man with great sense of humor and always smiling and positive no matter what happened. He will be missed for sure.
Dorothy Seidel - Jun 27, 2020
Pat and family, I am so sorry for your loss, Earl and I always enjoyed visiting with Ron and You, you have my deepest sympathy.
Pam and Paul King - Jun 27, 2020
Worked with Ron early in my career at RRD. He was very welcoming to me and a real character to work with. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
Bob and Ruth Brown - Jun 27, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you, Pat and your family.
Gary and Rose Pittenger - Jun 27, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss sending prayers hugs and love
Gary and Rose Pittenger - Jun 27, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss sending prayers hugs and love
Steve Abston - Jun 27, 2020
So sorry to hear of Rons passing, condolences to the whole family.
Barbara & Larry Blankenship - Jun 27, 2020
Chuck and Nancy, we are so sorry for your loss. Cherish all the good times and memories you have of him. May your whole family find peace and comfort .
Ken & Shirley Garner Krupp - Jun 27, 2020
Pat, my dear old friend so sorry to hear of your loss, my heart aches for you and your family. Prayers always.
Jim Harwood - Jun 26, 2020
Ron was one of my mentors early in my career. A true gentleman with one heckuva sense of a humor. Very grateful for his friendship & guidance. Rest In Peace my friend & God bless his family.
BARB JONES - Jun 26, 2020
Sending hugs, Sympathy and PR \\ Sending hugs, Sympathy and Prayers. bj
Jan and Wayne Stanfield - Jun 26, 2020
Dear Pat and family, So sorry to hear this news. We remember with smiles the good times we had with you and Ron. Prayers and hugs. Jan and Wayne
Chris and Ali King - Jun 26, 2020
Danhoff family, so sorry for your loss, you have our deepest condolences, Ron was a great man, truly gifted, he will be missed.
Susie Kimble Smith - Jun 26, 2020
My deepest condolences to all of the Family. Ron was such a wonderful man. He always had a Smile on his Face. And the best Humor ever!!!
Al and Karen Bedingfield - Jun 26, 2020
Chuck, Nancy and family So sorry for the loss of your Dad! My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May he RIP and may you all find comfort.
Bob & LaVonne Ayres - Jun 26, 2020
Sorry to her the sad news about Mr. Danhoff. Kind thoughts and prayers are going out to the extended Danhoff family and his friends. May God grant you strength and comfort for the difficult days ahead, and fond memories for the years to come.
Barry and Rhonda Jester - Jun 26, 2020
We are so sorry to hear of your lost.Prayers for all the family.
Shelley Hershiser - Jun 26, 2020
Jean and Chuck So sorry to hear about your dad. You have our deepest sympathies.