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Sylvester Mizer

1934-2017

Published: April 22, 2017 5:00 AM

BALTIC -- Sylvester Martin "Raymond" Mizer, 83, of Baltic, died Sunday, March 19, 2017, at his home.

He was born March 1, 1934, in Tuscarawas County to the late Charles and Jemima Middaugh Mizer, and married Patricia Ruegsegger on May 22, 1955. She died Dec. 14, 2014.

Sylvester Mizer

He served in the U.S. Army, and retired from Ray Miller Trucking.

Surviving are his children, Loretta (Kenny) Dueker of South Carolina, Connie Gerber of Dundee, Dennis Mizer of Bolivar and Steven Mizer and Wendy Mizer, both of Baltic; eight grandchildren, and 17great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; four grandchildren; his son-in-law, Larry Gerber; and brothers and sisters, Clarence, Jacob, John, Elmer, Daniel, Carl, Amanda, Mary and Elizabeth.

Memorial services were Thursday, March 23, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Smith-Varns Funeral Home in Sugarcreek, with Pastor Marlin Beachy officiating. Burial was in East Lawn Cemetery, Sugarcreek, where military honors were conducted. To leave a message and sign the guest register visit www.smithfuneral.com.


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