Gary D. Shiets, 69, of Port Clinton, our dear husband and father, died Feb. 10, 2010, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky.
He was born Dec. 4, 1940, in Port Clinton, the son of Clifton and Alma (Meacham) Shiets. He married Marilyn Hodel, Jan. 15, 1977, and she survives. Gary was an electrical foreman for Davis Besse Nuclear Power Station retiring in 1993. He then worked for Scandura for five years. Gary was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a plankship owner of the U.S.S. Enterprise. He enjoyed reading, cooking and gardening. He especially loved his family.
Surviving are his wife, Marilyn; son, Daniel (Kathy) Shiets of Port Clinton; daughter, Rebecca (Robb) Bihun of Novelty, Ohio; grandchildren, Heather and Jessica Shiets and Nathaniel and Adriana Bihun; brothers, Jim Shiets and Dale Shiets, both of Port Clinton; and sisters, Sally Shiets and Linda Firth both of Port Clinton.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Sid Shiets.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Friday in Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Peninsula Chapel, Lakeside-Marblehead. Private graveside services will be observed at Catawba Island Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Ida Rupp Public Library or the Catawba Island Fire and E.M.S.
Condolences may be shared with the family at neideckerleveckcrosser.com.
Dad, we miss you already!