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Edward V. Shane

Edward V. Shane, age 84, of Berkey, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Sunday morning, April 12, 2015, at Swanton Health Care & Retirement Center. He was born April 2, 1931 in Cygnet, Ohio to the late William Verle and Katherine (Slaughterbeck) Shane. Ed was a 1948 graduate of Sylvania Burnham High School. Following graduation, he enlisted in the United States Navy and served during the Korean Conflict. On April 7, 1956, he married the love of his life, Phyllis L. Schultz.

Ed worked as a plumber and steamfitter for Local #50 until his retirement. He was past president and life member of the Adams Conservation Club, member of the American Legion Joseph W. Diehn Post #468, Sylvania Moose Lodge #1579, and the Toledo area Miata Club for several years. Ed's hobbies included competitive target shooting, hunting, fishing, and woodworking. He and his wife, Phyllis, enjoyed traveling cross country in their RV and going as far west as Alaska.

Ed will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor, love of music (especially jazz), and animated storytelling of his life experiences. He will be greatly missed by his beloved wife of 59 years, Phyllis; sons, Matthew Shane of Curtis, OH and Bruce (Karen) Shane of Delta, OH; granddaughters, Sarah Bradish and Katie Shane; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth and David Bradish; his brother, Richard (Donna) Shane; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial gathering will be held Thursday, April 16th from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Weigel Funeral Home, 204 Chestnut St. in Swanton (419.826.2631). Interment will be private.

The family extends a heartfelt thank you to the nurses and staff at Swanton Health Care & Retirement Center for their wonderful care and compassion.

Memorial contributions may be made to The American Legion Joseph W. Diehn Post #468, 5580 Centennial Rd., Sylvania, OH 43560, or WEMU Public Radio 89.1 FM, P.O. Box 980350, Ypsilanti, MI 48198-0350.

Residence: Berkey, Ohio

Memorial Gathering: Thursday, April 16th from 2 to 8 pm at the Weigel Funeral Home in Swanton

Interment: Private

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Dear family. ..I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. Edward will be missed by family and friends, but he will not be forgotten by our heavenly father Jehovah. We often wonder can the dead really live again. Jesus ' words found at ( John 5 : 28, 29 ) says that there is going to be a resurrection. This means that Edward will be given a fresh new start with the prospect of living forever. ( Psalms 37 : 29 ) I hope this will bring you comfort knowing that you have an opportunity to see him again to share more wonderful times together.

Latanya Apr 16 2015 12:00 AM

Dear , Mrs. Shane, Bruce, and Matt, So sorry to hear about your dad. He will be missed, many fond memories with all of you growing up. What a great time to be kids, with awesome parents. Our thoughts and prayers to all of you.

John Ferner Apr 16 2015 12:00 AM

Dear Shane family, So sorry to read of your loss. Let God's promise soften your sorrow. Wishing you peace. Sincerely, Mrs. Carla Laver, Evergreen Teacher

Mrs. Carla Laver Apr 13 2015 12:00 AM

Bruce and Karen - our deepest sympathy to your family during this this difficult time.

Wayne and Marsha Nelson Apr 13 2015 12:00 AM