Age 79, of Brooksville, FL & Painesville, OH. Tim passed away peacefully on December 23, 2021, after suffering an injury. He was the loving father of Christopher (Maria), Robert, and Timothy, Jr. He was the adoring Papa to Lauren and Megan. Born in Euclid, Ohio, Tim was the son of the late Frank and Marie (nee Von Hof). He was loved by his sisters Beth Knaus (Lou, deceased) and Navarre Hiebel (Don) and his brothers Frank (Faith) and Bill (Danielle). He shared his love with his many nieces and nephews. He loved his children's mother, Terry, and her parents Harry & Polly. After graduating from high school, Tim served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in Chateauroux, France. Upon his return, he joined the Euclid Police Department, first as a patrolman and promoted to Sergeant. He retired from the department in 1999 with 33 years of dedicated service. Tim often worked multiple jobs and sacrificed much to provide for his family. Tim did not sit idly by in retirement. He was an avid golfer and loved to travel. He especially loved being around others and his day was filled with being around friends and family. He also enjoyed gardening, cooking, reading, home improvements, antique cars & oldies Rock 'n Roll. He had a kind heart and a generous spirit and touched many lives. He cherished his pets Mona and Jethro, and the ones that preceded him, Elvis, Presley, Sophia and Monkey Cat, who were very special to him. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 21, 2022 at 10 AM at Our Lady of the Lake Parish, 20001 Lakeshore Blvd, Euclid, Ohio (Please meet at the church). In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to honor Tim's memory with a donation to the Animal Protective League or the Fraternal Order of Police.
Published by The Plain Dealer from Jan. 11 to Jan. 16, 2022.