Charles Miros, 80, of Sandusky, died Tuesday, February 5, 2008, in Stein Hospice Care Center following a lengthy illness.
He was born March 24, 1927, named Dragamir Mirosavlyeich, in Detroit. He was a veteran of World War II, serving three years as a ship radar operator, seaman 1st class. He worked at the Chrysler tank plant in the 1950s and then moved on to the Fisher Body Plant in Flint, Mich. Later, he moved to Fairfield, Ohio to work at the Fisher Body Plant, retiring after 11 years with General Motors.
The Miros family moved to Millington, Mich. in 1966. He and his wife, Carol, were the former owners of Millington Inn, where he will be remembered for acquiring popular local acts for the bar. He and his wife were also former owners of Mack and Hattie’s Restaurant in Vassar, Michigan.
Charles drew on his appreciation of music and was a skilled jazz vocalist in his own right. He was a charter member of the Millington American Legion, the Millington Rotary and Lions Clubs, the Masonic Lodge in Warren, Mich. and an elected member of the Millington Village Council.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, the former Carol Clavcherty, son Craig (Sandi) of Huron, daughter Cheryl of Mansfield, five grandchildren, a brother and sister, both of Michigan.
His parents, Steven & Anna (Scholen) Miros two infant sons, a brother and his mother-in-law, Marie Warnicki preceded him in death.
A service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery, Sandusky.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, Inc., or to your local Humane Society.
The family would like to thank the staff of Briarfield of Milan, Stein Hospice, and especially Dr. Herron for their extraordinary care and compassion.