Jeffrey Mick


Jeffrey Thomas Mick, of Defiance, passed away at home August 20, 2014, at the age of 50.

Jeff was born Feb. 18, 1964, in Defiance. He was a heavy equipment operator for 34 years at Isaac Corporation/Metal Management and was the union chairman of Metal Management Local 211, as well as serving on the executive board. He was an avid hunter and fisherman; he also loved to work on the farm. His friends and family were very important to him, and he will leave behind his beloved dog, Jasper.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Walter and Faythe Mick and Glen and Betty Williams.

He is survived by his parents, Tom and Linda (Williams) Mick; his sisters, Janice (Joe) Echier, Bryan and Jennifer (John) Bok, Defiance; two nephews, Jimmy Proxmire III and Wesley Bok; four nieces, Lauran Munger, Jamie Proxmire, Kacee Lewis and Janelle Bok; three great-nephews, Oliver Proxmire, Otto Proxmire and Zephyrus Lewis; and two great-nieces, Faythe Booher and Izabella Lewis.

Visitation will be held at the Shaffer Funeral Home, Defiance, from 4-8 p.m. today and 10-11 a.m. Saturday. Services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. in the funeral home, with Rev. Josh Schmidt officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Christmas for Kids. Online condolences can be given at

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