Edward J. Bihun, 83, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at his home in Huron.
The family will receive friends 4-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Groff Funeral Homes and Crematory, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, and from 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, until a funeral service at 11 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 225 Williams St., Huron.
Ed was born in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, son to the late John and Jean Bihun. He was a graduate of K-W Collegiate High School in Kitchener, and attended Waterloo University. Ed had a passion for music. At a young age, Ed played the trumpet in the K-W Symphony Orchestra and was a member of the “Operatic Society”. Ed focused his professional career on advancing the technology in the automotive industry. He moved to Huron in 1967 to manage the VanDresser Corporation plant in Norwalk.
Ed was an active member of the community. He participated and held leadership positions in the Rotary Club, the Investment Club and Plum Brook Country Club. Ed was also a member of First Presbyterian Church in Huron. In his spare time, Ed enjoyed golf.
Ed is survived by his wife, Gwen; two daughters, Debora (Gerhard) Gross, of Sandusky, and Trudy (George) Billings, of Mount Pleasant, S.C.; six grandchildren, Derek Gross, Andrea Gross, Elizabeth Gross, Tyler Billings, Amanda Billings and Crystal Bihun; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Mark Bihun.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at grofffuneralhomes.com.