Clarence “Ike” H. Marihugh (1952 — 2018)

Clarence “Ike” H. Marihugh

(1952 — 2018)

Clarence “Ike” H. Marihugh, 66, of Montpelier, passed away early Thursday morning at home. He was born on June 5, 1952, in Crawfordville, Indiana, to Clarence H. and Mary (Brown) Marihugh Sr. Ike graduated from Ayersville High School in 1971. He married Sharon M. Tressler on Sept. 18, 1971, in Defiance and she survives. Ike proudly served his country in the United States Army for 10 years during the Vietnam War.

Ike retired from 20/20 Custom Plastic Molding after 16 years. He was an avid camper, loved his family, his dogs, was a huge Jimmy Johnson NASCAR fan and loved his Ohio State Buckeyes.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sharon; daughter, Misty (Andrew) Eberhardt of Florida and James (Johanna) Marihugh of Montpelier; four grandchildren, Benjamin Harrison, Kevin Harrison, Alexis Marihugh and Ethan Marihugh; two great-grandchildren, Arianah and Annabelle Harrison; and sister, Donna Miler of Ayersville. Ike was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation for Ike will be from 2-8 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 15, at the Thompson-Geesey Funeral Home on Empire Street in Montpelier. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. Velma Lewis to officiate. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery with military graveside rites provided by the Montpelier Veterans. Memorial contributions may be given to Bryan AMVETS No. 54 – “Project Dignity.” Condolences can be left at www.thethompsonfuneralhome.com.

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