Nicholas Mendez, 83, of Cecil, OH, passed away at home on Thursday, March 11, 2021.
Nick was born in Grant County, Indiana on July 21, 1937, a son of the late Andrea (Martinez) and Jose Mendez.
He worked at General Motors in Defiance, but will always be remembered for his unmatched skills as a plasterer. Nick was devoted to his family and his church.
Nick will be sadly missed by his children: Lennie (Susie) Holdcraft, Bucyrus, OH, Tom (Carol) Oberlander, Bucyrus, OH, Nicholas ll (Victoria) Mendez Antwerp, OH, Edward (Elizabeth) Mendez, Hicksville, OH, Daniel (Kim) Mendez, Grandview, TX, Melody (Gary) Engel, Sherwood, OH, Teresa (John) Mosier, Antwerp, Judy (Dean) Husted, Hicksville, OH, Trish (Jake) Schooley, Hicksville, OH, Candis Mendez, Hicksville, OH; siblings, Michael, Fort Wayne, Mary Fry, Defiance, Ami Dunderman, Antwerp, Joe, Zion, IL & David, Ney, OH; 32 grandkids and 52 great grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his wife Nancy (Griggs) and siblings,Theodore, Chris & Raymond Mendez, Maryann Reyes, Joann Rodriguez, Connie Thiel, Eleanor Estep, Tona Palacios.
Viewing is at the First Baptist Church of Antwerp, 5482 County Rd 424, Antwerp on Monday, March 15, 2021 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm.
Funeral Service is Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 10:30 am at the church, with viewing from 9:30 to 10:15 am
Nose and mouth covering masks are required to participate in Nick's viewing and service.
He will be laid to rest at Maumee Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to First Baptist Church, 5482 County Rd 424, Antwerp, OH 45813
Fond memories may be shared at dooleyfuneralhome.com
Flowers and other tributes may be delivered to the church fellowship hall on Monday from 9 am to NOON.