Monday, April 26th, 2010
Michael F. Pazitney, 88, 310 Jill Ave., Celina, died at 9 p.m. April 24, 2010, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born Aug. 26, 1921, in Middletown to Paul and Anna Paspech Pazitney. On Sept. 20, 1941, he married Esther Lange, who died in 1996. On March 23, 1997, he married Frieda Armstrong, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Patricia (Othmar) Heitkamp, Minster, and Shelia (Harold) Dorsten, St. Henry; five stepsons, Tom (Liz) Schiffli, Tallahassee, Fla., Jim (Kathie ) Schiffli, Waterloo, Ind., Dick (Judy) Schiffli, Butler, Ind., Bill (Deb) Schiffli, Ashley, Ind., and Denny (Terri) Schiffli, Hamilton, Ind.; two stepdaughters, Carolyn (Roc) Brown, Waterloo, Ind., and Lori (Tim) Stoneburner, Kendellville, Ind.; and a stepson-in-law, Steve Erwin, Garrett, Ind.; seven grandchildren, 21 stepgrandchildren, six great-grandchildren and 40 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Kenneth; a brother, Paul Pazitney; and a stepdaughter, Pat Erwin.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Coldwater and retired from the former New Idea plant in Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Richard Walling officiating. Burial is at St. Henry Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.