R. Tod Groff, 62, of Logansport passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 14, 2021 at Columbus Regional Health Hospital.
Born on April 25, 1958 in Goshen, he was the son of the late Richard L. and Nancy E. (Virgil) Groff of Millersburg, IN
He was a 1976 Fairfield High School graduate, a 1980 Kalamazoo College graduate and a 1985 graduate of Indiana University Law School Bloomington.
On June 13, 1987 he married the love of his life and best friend Rebecca Prusiecki, she survives.
He was longtime Attorney joining the firm of Miller, Tolbert, Wildman, Muehlhausen and Muehlhausen in 1985. He became a partner in 1990. Presently he was a partner in the firm of Miller, Groff and Damm, or MGD, with Attorney John S. Damm. He also shared office space with Attorney Jeff Stanton.
Tod was a member of Crosswinds United Methodist Church, Past president and a member of the Cass County Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association and the BPO Elks # 66 in Logansport.
He was very active in the community and served on various boards through the years including Cass County Humane Society, United Way of Cass County, Logansport-Cass County Chamber of Commerce, Cass County Red Cross, Cass County Parks and Recreation and Cass County Republican Party. Presently he was on the Board of Directors for Logansport Savings Bank and the board Attorney for Logansport Memorial Hospital.
Always the life of the party, Tod enjoyed the simple things in life like vertical striped shirts, poorly timed jokes, and craft beer made with non-American hops. He also loved poetry, travel, and possessed a flair for writing. Friends and acquaintances always knew him for his outgoing and lively personality, but those that knew him best, knew he cherished god and family above everything else. He loved going on long bike rides with his wife, and long walks with his entire family.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca “Becky” Groff of Logansport, son, Ethan Groff of Logansport, daughter, Emma Groff of Logansport and exchange student daughter Maria Britto of São Luís, Brazil, Brothers Ted (Amy) Groff of Ligonier, IN and Tad (Diane) Groff of Millersburg, IN, favorite Aunt Marilee (Rick) Kiem of Goshen, Uncle Bud Virgil of Ohio and Aunt Margaret (Harry) Prough of Goshen. Nieces and nephew: Seth (Amanda) Groff, Quinn (Jenna) Groff, Cara Groff and Beck Groff.
Services will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 20, 2021 at Crosswind United Methodist Church with Pastor Nick Robinson officiating.
Visitation will be from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, February 19, 2021 at the church and also one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
Burial will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cass County Community Foundation for the YMCA, Pioneer High School Scholarship Fund or the Cass County Weekday Religious Education Fund, PO Box 441, Logansport, Indiana 46947.
Tod’s online guestbook is available and condolences can be shared with family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Rans Funeral Homes & Crematory.
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