Edward Anthony Bikulcius, 85, residing in Sandusky, passed away suddenly Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, after being struck by a vehicle.
Edward was born Nov. 21, 1927, in Lewiston, Mass., to Anupras and Annie (Kaulakaite) Bikulcius.
He was a 1945 graduate of Lewiston High School, and graduated from the University of Maine in 1950. He was employed by General Motors until retiring in 1986.
Edward was a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, and the Monday Christian Men's Group, and was a Power Squadron instructor. He loved his old Lyman boat and in his spare time he enjoyed fishing, boating, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Edward is survived by his significant other of 40 years, Ardis (Clemmons) Budd; his inherited children, Sarita "Sam" (Tom) Reau, and Christopher Budd; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
In addition to his parents, Edward was preceded in death by his two inherited sons, Timothy Budd in 1977, and Anthony "Tony" Budd in 2012; two grandsons, Timothy Bates-Budd in 1990, and Jacob Zeller in 2013; and his god-mother, Tekle Kalwell.
Friends may call 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27, at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. Prayers will be recited at 9:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, with Father Eric Mueller presiding. Burial will follow in Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.
Those wishing to contribute to Edward's memory may do so to Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 510 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be shared at grofffuneralhomes.com.