Michael "Mike" David Pirschel

1941 - 2019

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Michael David Pirschel, 77 of Findlay passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 at Bridge Hospice in Bowling Green. He was born on May 11, 1941, in Los Angeles, CA. to the late Albert and Jane (Dow) Pirschel. He married Carolyn Sue Harris of Carey, Ohio, on March 23, 1963 and she survives. Mike is also survived by daughters: Holly Fredericks, Bowling Green; Amy (Mike Schroeder) Sidner, Hillard; Heather (Matthew) Maglicic, Columbus; grandchildren: Danielle (Paul Bechtel) Fredericks, Cincinnati; Sam, Annie, Henry, and Gus Maglicic, Columbus; Madison Bell and Oscar Sidner, Hilliard; great grandchildren, Robert Leatherman Jr., and twins; Hunter and Bridgar Brodbeck, Findlay; sister: Patricia (Ned) Seppi, Findlay; half brother: Charles (Jan), Sun City, CA; and half sister: Barbara Sue (Ed) DeBoer, Pam Springs, AS. Mike was a member of the Findlay High School Class of 1959 and a regular attendee of the Thursday Prayer Meeting at The Fern. He retired from Kohl's Distribution Center, Findlay, and was formerly employed by The Courier, The Review Times, and TV-47. Mike was a sports fan of the Cleveland Indians and the University of Notre Dame teams. He was a long time participant in Fantasy Baseball and a former coach for Young Miss Softball in Findlay. A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, January 7, 2019 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME in Findlay, where visitation will be held from 1-5pm on Sunday, January 6, 2019 and one hour prior to the funeral on Monday. Pastor Cynthia Morrison will be officiating and burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Salem Township, 14687 Highway County 4, Carey, Ohio. Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Home Health and Hospice, 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay, OH 45840, Cancer Patient Services, 1800 N. Blanchard St., #120, Findlay, Ohio 45840 or to a charity of your choice in Mike's memory. Online condolences may be expressed at www.coldrencrates.com.


Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840
    Sunday, January 6th 2019 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    Monday, January 7th 2019 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

  • Funeral Service:

    Monday, January 7th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME [Map]
    205 West Sandusky Street
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

  • Final Resting Place:

    St. Joseph Cemetery [Map]

    Wyandot County, Ohio

  • Contributions:

    Bridge Home Health & Hospice - Pirschel
    For Online Donations, please select above link
    15100 Birchaven Lane
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

    Cancer Patient Services - Pirschel
    Click the link above to make an online donation
    1800 N. Blanchard St., Suite 120
    Findlay, Ohio 45840

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Condolences For Michael "Mike" David Pirschel

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To : Sue and girls
Date :Monday, January 7th 2019
From : Bob and Jeanne Rustic
So sorry to hear of Mike’s passing.
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

Bob and Jeanne Rustic



To : The Family
Date :Friday, January 4th 2019
From : Ritz
Go Irish



To : Pirschel family
Date :Friday, January 4th 2019
From : Jodi Morehead - Morehead family
I am so sorry for your loss. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Mr Pirschel was always so good to me - he will be missed. Keep telling the stories and reliving the memories! Love ya, Jodi - Morehead family



To : Sue
Date :Friday, January 4th 2019
From : Marianne Welker Higley
Sue - So sorry about your loss. I was a friend of his mother in my Marathon days and she loved he and Pat so much and it seems that I have known you forever from our Carey days. We never know where life will take us. Take care and be blessed with your memories.



To : Sue Family
Date :Friday, January 4th 2019
From : Hank Wanda Dees
Sue, Our thoughts and prayers for comfort and peace to you and your family at this time of the loss of Mike. We have fond memories of him when you visited us in Florida. We send our love and heartfelt sympathy.
Love, Hank & Wanda Dees
4gq2



To : Amy Family
Date :Friday, January 4th 2019
From : Richard Gwen Zulch
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Your memories will live on forever.




To : Sue and family
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Becky and Gary Bunn
So sorry to read of Mike's passing. You have the assurance of joining him once again thanks to our Loving Father. You are in our thoughts and prayers..



To : Sue and Family
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Robb and Tina Kuhlman
Mike was such a sweet and gentle soul. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all!



To : Sue
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Chris and Wayne McKee
Sorry to hear about the passing of Mike. Really enjoyed working with him. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.



To : Sue
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Keith Rolston
Sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Thinking of you and your family at this time. Will always have fond memories of our Cleveland Indians discussions and trivia.



To : Sue
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Carolyn Lahey
Sue, so sorry I cannot be there with you, but I’m with you in thoughts and prayers! So many wonderful memories of our lives together. He was such a good person and has left you with a beautiful family that encompasses his positive spirit! God needed one more good man. Tim is devastated, but he is going to try to speak. I hope he doesn’t blow his nose! I can just hear Mike say “ Timmy, my man, you are truly a work in PROGRESS.” Love to you all!



To : Sue
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Archie
Sue,
So sorry for your loss.Glad I got to visit Mike last year.
Have lots of memories about the infamous 'Denver trip in 1980"



To : The Mike Pirschel Family
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Rich and Kathleen Gund Family in St Louis
Farewell, Bubba.



To : Sue Pirschel and Family
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Josie and Greg
Sue, Amy, Holly, Heather and Family: Our deepest condolences to you all. We are very sad and Mike will be so missed. His wonderful smile, wit, sports knowledge will stay with us forever. He was a loved man! God Bless all of you. Our deepest sympathy and our prayers are with you. With love, from Josie, Greg, Matt, Liz.



To : Sue and Family
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Dick Sue Baughman
We are so sorry for the loss of Mike. My wife (Sue) always remembers the time she and Mike won the Jitter Bug contest at the Ball Metal party.



To : The Family
Date :Saturday, January 5th 2019
From : Lori Green
My heartfelt sympathies to you all.
I have great memories from the quartet days. Mike was always a great supporter! I know how difficult this will be for your family.
Sending you all so much love, peace and hugs. Someone recently reminded me that we all grieve differently and at our own pace. Prayers for strength to help you through.



To : Pat Seppi
Date :Monday, January 7th 2019
From : Nancy and Bob Weist
Pat, we are so sorry for your loss. We didn’t even know Mike was ill. We only heard yesterday that he had passed and it isn’t possible for us to get there for the funeral. You are all in our prayers during this difficult time. Please remember he is suffering no more.




To : Mike Pirschel Family
Date :Monday, January 7th 2019
From : Theresa Currie-Lyons
My sincere condolences on your lose. I worked with Mike at Kohl's. He was such a gentle man and always so thoughtful of others. I was saddened to here the news of his passing.
My prayers are with you during this difficult time.



To : Amy and Family
Date :Monday, January 7th 2019
From : Sarita Meeks
Amy and Family,
So sorry to hear of your dad's passing. My prayers and thoughts are with you.



To : Sue Pirschel and Family
Date :Tuesday, January 8th 2019
From : Dr Rirchard and Barbara Wilkin
Dear Sue and Family,
We were shocked to hear of Mike's illness and passing. You are certainly being remembered in thoughts and prayers. Unfortunately, I do not have access to your home address to a satisfactory sympathy card as a resident of Birchaven but I will always treasure and respect both Mike and you and appreciate the years and assistance you gave me and U of F. God Bless You All!



To : Sue Pirschel
Date :Friday, January 11th 2019
From : Mary Lou and Otto Smith
So very sorry about Mike. He was a great guy. God Bless.



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