Greiner Michael D. Greiner, age 61 of Pataskala, Ohio passed away peacefully at the Kobacker House on July 24, 2014. Mike was preceded in death by his father Michael "Jack" Greiner; mother Mary Kay (McColley) Greiner; and beloved son Bradley P. Greiner. He is survived by his wife of thirty years, Cynthia (Kitzmiller) Greiner; children, Carolanne (Jason) Brosious, Jason Greiner, Jennifer (Dave) Brett, Steven (Tracy) Ring, and Matthew (Lou) Greiner. He is survived by many grandchildren,Tori, Caitlin, Ashleigh, Jordan, Katie, Ryan, Gabe, Evan, Chase, Michael, Callie, Joseph; and great-grandaughter, Kayden. Also survived by brother, Mark (Julie) Greiner; and nephews, Dustin and Dan; many other family memebers; and in laws, Jack and Helen Kitzmiller. Mike was a 1970 graduate of DeSales High School, retiree of SBC (Ohio Bell) after 30 years, member of the National Lily Society, and Telephone Pioneers of America. Mike loved hockey and was a power house fan of the Columbus Bluejackets which he enjoyed with his son-in-law Dave and good friend Steve Ruth. Mike enjoyed his remodeling business since retirement, his 500+ lily collection, gardening to rock and roll music at every available chance, summer thunderstorms, fireworks, and of course Disney. Mike will be greatly missed by his wife Cindy, their love and friendship will last forever and be remembered by all. The family would like to thank Dr. Sweeney and the Kobacker House for the excellent care they provided. Please celebrate his life at COTNER FUNERAL HOME, 7369 E. Main St. Reynoldsburg on Monday, July 28, family will receive friends from 1-3 p.m. and following a service at 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the family to distribute among Mike's favorite charities. Messages may be sent to his family at www.cotnerfuneralhome.com.
Cotner Funeral Home
7369 East Main Street Reynoldsburg, OH 43068
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on July 26, 2014