Daniel L. Shegitz
(1956 — 2021)
Daniel L. Shegitz, 65, of Cincinnati, passed away on Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, at his home. He was born on Sept. 28, 1956, in Montpelier to Ronald S. and Dorothy M. (Sobieck) Shegitz. Daniel graduated from Montpelier High School in 1974 and after graduation he proudly served in the United States Navy as an electronics technician on nuclear submarines for six years. Upon completion of his time in the service, Daniel attended St. Paul Minnesota and earned a degree in aeronautic engineering and later a degree in computer science.
During his lifetime, Daniel worked for many companies all over the world, most notably the U.S. government for computer programing and Boeing Company in Washington. His most recent employment was CGI Company in Cincinnati. He lived a life learning about different occupations and picked up many life skills along the way. Daniel enjoyed going to Renaissance fairs and state fairs.
He is survived by his mother, Dorothy M. Shegitz of Bryan; two siblings, Timothy (Delores) Shegitz of St. Charles, Missouri, and Tina (Steven) Bergeon of Stryker. Daniel was preceded in death by his father, Ronald S. Shegitz; and two sisters, Janet Hotlzscher and Peggy Shegitz.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, at the Thompson Funeral Home on Main Street in Montpelier. A funeral service will take place immediately following visitation at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Tim Martin to officiate. Daniel will be laid to rest at Riverside Cemetery in Montpelier with military honors presented by the Montpelier Veterans. Memorial contributions may be given to Montpelier Alumni Scholarship Fund. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.thethompsonfuneralhome.com.