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Michael P. Lewis

January 15, 1968 — May 7, 2021

Michael P. Lewis 53, of Holgate, died unexpectedly on Friday evening, May 7, 2021.

His Legacy… He was born on January 15, 1968 in Defiance, Ohio to Betty (Killion) and Lawrence (Larry) Lewis.  He graduated from Patrick Henry High School and Four County in 1986.  He then joined the NAVY in 1986 and got to travel to different parts of the world as he was stationed in Yokosuka, Japan and did a tour in the Gulf.  He was awarded the Arms Forces Expeditionary Medal and Sea Service Deployment Ribbon.  He was a loyal member of the Moose Lodge #788, Napoleon.  Mike was a truck driver for over 18 years and recently worked for BA Miller Trucking out of Liberty Center.  He is also a member of the NRA, as he liked shooting guns.  Mike had a great sense of humor and loved to make people laugh.  He enjoyed cooking but he was really good on the grill or his smoker.  He loved riding his motorcycle and messing around in the garden and watching it grow.

His Family… He is survived by his wife, Cheryl (Borer-Kuhn) Lewis; his daughter, Felicia (Jacob) Skeens, Holgate; step son Darrell (Arin) Kuhn, Napoleon; 2 grandchildren, Adalyn and Reagan Kuhn; his mother, Betty Lewis; sisters: Brenda (Pat) Dotson, Defiance, Cindy (Dave) Gustwiller, Archbold; brothers: Darrell Lewis, Defiance, Kenneth (Carina) Lewis, Cecil; 20 nieces and nephews and many great nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his father Larry and 4 legged faithful companion of 14 years, Maximus.

His Farewell Services… Friends will be received in the Zachrich Family Funeral Home, 114 William Street, Holgate on Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 2:00 pm until the time of remembrance at 6:00 pm.  Due to health concerns, a mask is required; social distancing will be enforced and the number of visitors will be regulated at any given time for admittance.  In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky or to the funeral home to help with expenses.

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Saturday, May 15, 2021

2:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

William Street


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Time of Remembrance

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Starts at 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Zachrich Funeral Home and Cremation Services

114 Williams Street, Holgate, OH 43527

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