Terrance L. Lillich, 70, of Wauseon, has found peace on Saturday, April 6, 2013, in the CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center after a battle with cancer.
He was born September 26, 1942, in Adrian, Michigan, to the late Harry Lillich and Marie (Grime) Lillich. Terry served in the Vietnam War as a military police officer in Germany. He was known as one of the best heavy equipment operators in the area, worked at Campbell's in Napoleon as a security officer, retired and delivered the Defiance Crescent-News for several years.
He was a life member of the American Legion Post 265 and served in many offices. He loved to golf and spend time with family and friends at Sunny's Campground.
He is survived by his three children, Chris Lillich Buchholz, Steve (Trish) Lillich and Troy Manke, all of Wauseon; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; two brothers, Phil Lillich and Joe Lillich; and three sisters, Paulette (Larry) Gephart, Bobbie (Bruce) Roth and Becky (Gary) Miller.
He was preceded in death by his younger sister, Pam (Al) Boger.
A celebration of his life will be held at noon Friday, April 12, at the American Legion Hall, 1105 N. Shoop Ave., Wauseon, Ohio. There will be a military service along with a time of sharing followed by a luncheon. They will not be having a viewing.
Preferred memorials are to the Community Health Professionals Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center or online at www.comhealthpro.org/donor-form.php. Online condolences can be made at www.facebook.com/Terrylillichmemoriesshared.