Seitz James R. "Jim" Seitz, age 60, died December 31, 2013 at OSU. He is preceded in death by his father Robert Mason Seitz. Jim is survived by his loving wife of 31 years, Mari; daughters, Megan Seitz, Jennie (Jonathan) Geurts; mother, JoAnn Seitz; sister, Marikay Aitchison; nieces, Rachel and Rebecca Aitchison, Debbie Maliszeski; nephews, Joe and Steve Maliszeski, and many friends. Jim graduated from Grove City High School and The Ohio State University
. He retired from the State of Ohio and continued working at Riverside Methodist Hospital as a Medical Technologist. He was a member of the 30th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Sons of Union Veterans, and was an Eagle Scout. Jim enjoyed camping, fishing, and gardening, traveling the 50 states and beyond, and was a wonderful story-teller. Visitation will be held on Friday January 3, 2014 from 3-7 p.m. at the SCHOEDINGER GROVE CITY CHAPEL, 3920 Broadway with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 3710 Broadway at 10 a.m. with Father Dan Millisor Celebrant. Interment will be at Grove City Cemetery. Contributions may be made to
, National Parks Association, or the Civil War Preservation Trust. Please visit www.schoedinger.com
to sign Jim's online guest book or to leave a special memory or photo.