PIQUA — Frederick L. "Mike" Beireis, 66, of Piqua, formerly of Covington and Stephenville, Texas, passed away Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at his home. Mike was born in Dayton, on Aug. 2, 1947, to the (late) John Frederick and Ethel Mae (Green) Beireis.
He was a graduate of Covington High School, Class of 1965 and graduated from Miami Jacobs with an Associate Degree in 1967. He was a truck Driver for PTS, Piqua, former owner of the Covington Family Bowl, member of the AMVETS Post #66, Covington, a member of the VFW Post 4235, Covington, and was an avid fan of The Ohio State Buckeyes, Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Reds.
He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Michael Beireis.
Mike is survived by his three sons and daughters-in-law, Brian and Karmyn Beireis of Poway, Calif., John Beireis and Cindy Kennedy of Stephenville, Texas, Scott and Carlea Beireis of Piqua; 10 grandchildren, Bradi Beireis, Beckett Beireis, Michael Price, Desiree Hartwigsen, Cheyenne Rosche, CJ Rosche, Gage Beireis, Kayla Beireis, Laila Beireis and Owen Beireis; brother, Patrick Beireis of Greenville; mother of his children, Juanita Chism of Piqua; other relatives and friends.
Sharing of Memories will be at 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Bridges-Stocker-Fraley Funeral Home, Covington. The family will receive friends from 5:30 p.m. Friday until time of service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to AMVETS Post #66, 10010 W. State Route 185, Covington, OH 45318. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.stockerfraley.com