Mark Allen Minnich, 57, died at 12:01 a.m. Jan. 6, 2019, at Ohio State Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio. He was born Sept. 16, 1961, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the son of Jon O. “Jack” and Patricia “Pat” (Vachon) Minnich. His mother survives in Payne, Ohio.

He is also survived by his siblings, Marijane (Michael) Crowe of New Haven, Indiana, Emmett (Rose) Minnich of Convoy, Ohio, Annette (Russell) Spindler of Rockford, Ohio, Scott (Carey) Minnich of Convoy, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his father he was preceded in death by his nephews, Randy, Royce, and Regis, and a brother-law, Melvin.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, Van Wert, with Father Stan Szybka officiating. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford, Ohio. Friends may call at Brickner Funeral Home, Van Wert, from 2 - 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, where a Rosary will be recited immediately following calling hours.

Preferred memorials are to St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church or MDA.