Mr. Eugene "Gene" Stanley Paskiet, 76, died at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at his residence.
Born December 28, 1938 in Toledo, Ohio he was the son of Stanley and Gertrude (Zaker) Paskiet. On July 18, 1959 he married Sharon Schoettley at St. Petri Lutheran Church in Toledo, Ohio.
Mr. Paskiet was an eight year veteran of the Air Force. He worked as a supervisor for Champion Spark Plug for 40 years, 20 years in Toledo, Ohio and in 1992 moving to Burlington and working another 20 years here, retiring in 2005. He enjoyed golfing, bowling, fishing, gardening, nature photography and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Sharon Paskiet of Burlington; his daughter, Dana (Dave) Brown of Bainbridge Island, Washington; three sons, Craig (Mel) Paskiet of Swanton, Ohio, Todd Paskiet of Parrish, Florida and Zach (Jackie) Paskiet of Columbus, Ohio; five grandchildren, Dustin, Trevor and Eliza Brown of Bainbridge Island, Washington and Owen and Graham Paskiet of Columbus, Ohio; two sisters, Chris (Harold) Brucker of Toledo, Ohio and Rosalie (Don) Koch of Blissfield, Michigan; and one sister-in-law, Barbara Paskiet of Monclova, Ohio.
Gene was preceded in death by his parents, Stanley and Gertrude Paskiet and brother, Bernard Paskiet.
Friends may call from noon until 7 p.m. Friday, July 24th, at Lunning Chapel where the family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m.
The funeral for Mr. Paskiet will be held at Reeb Funeral Home in Sylvania, Ohio with burial in Toledo Memorial Cemetery also in Sylvania.
Memorials have been established for Great River Hospice, Burlington Municipal Band and Burlington High School Athletic Boosters.
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