TICE OZINGA was born January 28, 1924, in New Jersey and was a long-time Lake County resident.
He was the former owner along with his brother of Mireau Laundry and Dry Cleaning in Cleveland, and had worked at the Brecksville Veteran's Administration Hospital and at Painesville Laundry. He was a Lay Minister and Elder at Willo Chapel and a founder of the Believers Bible Chapel. He was a US Navy Veteran of WWII, serving on the USS Brooklyn. An avid golfer, sailor and skier, he also was a ranger at Erie Shores Golf Course.
Tice is survived by his wife of 68 years, Evelyn (nee Heinz); his daughter, Cheryl Harshall (husband Tawn) of Butler, Pa.; his foster children, Cynthia Bauer Ward of Lombard, Ill., George Bauer (wife Mickey) of Strongsville; his grandchildren, Tami D'Amico (husband Tony) of Painesville Township, Holly Farwell (husband John) of Eastlake, John Ozinga (wife Tanya) of Sharpsville, Pa., Aaron Ward (wife Jenna) of St. Louis, Mo.; five great-grandchildren; and his daughter-in-law Victoria Ozinga of Perry.
He was preceded in death by his son, Douglas Ozinga; and his siblings, Jim and John Ozinga, Natalie Voss, Dorothy Hazen, Sue Auld and Trina De Young.
Funeral services, officiated by Mark Spansel of LeRoy Community Chapel, will be 12 noon Tuesday at Mcmahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home, 6330 Center St. (Route 615, north of Route 2), where friends may call Tuesday from 10 a.m. until time of serives.
Burial will be in Mentor Cemetery.
Online guestbook and order flowers at www.fiorittofuneralservice.net
Arrangements by Fioritto Funeral Service.
McMahon-Coyne-Vitantonio Funeral Home
6330 Center Street Mentor, OH 44060
Published in www.News-Herald.com on May 12, 2014