Jimmie A. Beres, 44, of Huron, died unexpectedly Dec. 3, 2012, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky.
He was born Feb. 24, 1968, in Glenwood Springs, Colo. He graduated from Glenwood Springs High School and enjoyed playing football and wrestling. He went into the U.S. Air Force and served during the Gulf War.
He met his soul mate, Jodi Shukeat, in Germany and they were married for 23 years. He moved to the Berlin-Milan area where he raised three boys and enjoyed coaching them and watching them play sports.
He loved fishing, bird watching, gambling, and spending time with his grandsons. He enjoyed Facebook games and was a diehard Denver Broncos fan.
Jimmie was employed by CertainTeed, Avery, for 19 years and liked his job there.
He was a very loving husband, father, papa and son.
Jimmie is survived by his wife, Jodi (Shukeat); sons, Justin Huck and Jimmie and Jordan Beres; grandsons, Mitchael, Carter and Graysen Beres; a sister, Cheryl Schroede, of Colorado; parents, Harry and Shirley (Hess) Beres; maternal grandmother, Ethel Hess; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews; and his dog Brutus.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Jim Hess; and paternal grandparents, John and Mary Beres; and an uncle, John Beres.
There will be a memorial service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, at Foster Funeral Home and Crematory, 410 Main St., Huron. Chaplin Mel Sayler, of Stein Hospice, will officiate.
Contributions may be made to his family.
Condolences may be shared at fosterfh.com.