March 12, 1950 - March 18, 2017
Lorain, Ohio | Age 67
G. Michael Minnich, 67, of Lorain passed away Saturday March, 18, 2017 at Mercy Regional Medical Center, Lorain following sudden illness. He was born March 12, 1950 in Lorain and was a lifetime resident. He graduated from Lorain High School in 1968 where he enjoyed playing football and basketball and went on to attend L.C.C.C. and Ohio University. Michael was previously employed at Lake Terminal Railroad- U.S. Steel and Lorain EPA. He loved the outdoors, landscaping and working with his hands. He was an avid reader, eloquent speaker, history buff and movie goer. He enjoyed walking in the Metroparks and all things of nature. Watching his children participate in various sporting events and time with family was his true passion.
Mr. Minnich is survived by 3 children, Brendon Minnich of Lorain, Stephanie Minnich (Justin Harnisfager) of Columbus, and Ryan Minnich (Emily) of Lakewood; and nine siblings. He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Helen Minnich (nee Hildebrand) and two siblings.
In lieu of flowers, a contribution can be made on behalf of G. Michael Minnich to Lorain County Metroparks at 12882 Diagonal Rd., LaGrange OH 44050. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon-Belden Rd., Avon Lake from 2-4 & 6-8pm Friday, March 24. A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Joseph Church, 32929 Lake Rd., Avon Lake on Saturday, March 25 at 10:00am. (440)933-3202 www.buschcares.com