Obituary: Michael Glenn Jewett, Cherished Husband And Father2024

Obituary: Michael Jewett, 65, of Madison, Ohio

Obituary: Michael Jewett, 65, of Madison, Ohio

Loving Husband, Devoted Father, Proud Veteran, and Cherished Friend Passes Away Suddenly

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the untimely passing of Michael Jewett, a respected resident of Madison, Ohio. Michael, a vibrant and beloved soul, succumbed to unexpected circumstances on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, leaving an unfillable void in the lives of all who knew him.

Early Life and Military Service

Michael embarked on his life’s journey on May 3, 1959, in Painesville, Ohio. He was the cherished son of Charles Jewett and Beatrice (Leasurer) Shahan. Growing up, Michael displayed a strong sense of patriotism and a deep desire to serve his country. True to his convictions, he proudly enlisted in the United States Army, where he served with honor and distinction.

Family and Relationships

In 1994, Michael found the love of his life in Tracy. The two exchanged vows on July 10th, and together they built a beautiful life filled with love, laughter, and unwavering support. Michael’s love for his family knew no bounds. He was a dedicated husband, a devoted father to Tonya, Mary, Michael Glenn, Deanna, Sabrina, John, Joey, Amber, Peggy, Christina, and Melissa, and an adoring grandfather to his 39 grandchildren. His home was always filled with the warmth of his presence and the sound of happy memories being made.

Professional Accomplishments

Michael spent his professional years behind the wheel of a truck, a career he pursued for an impressive four decades. He took immense pride in his work and was known for his unwavering dedication and commitment to excellence.

Hobbies and Passions

Farming held a special place in Michael’s heart. He loved tending to his land and raising animals. He was a skilled farmer who took great joy in the fruits of his labor. Michael was also an avid Cleveland Browns fan. Game days were sacred in his household, and he never missed an opportunity to cheer on his beloved team. His infectious enthusiasm and unwavering loyalty were a testament to his passion for the sport.

Legacy of Kindness and Humor

Michael’s kindness and sense of humor were as boundless as his love for his family and friends. Affectionately known as “Father Time,” “The Legend,” and “Ohio Squirrel,” he had a gift for making everyone around him feel valued and loved. His quick wit and infectious laughter brought joy to countless hearts. Michael was a true patriarch, a mentor, and a guiding light to all who had the privilege of knowing him.

Community and Faith

Michael was a devout Baptist and an active member of his community. He believed strongly in giving back and was always willing to lend a helping hand to those in need. His compassion extended to animals as well, and he often went out of his way to care for injured or abandoned creatures.

Mourning and Celebration

Michael’s untimely passing has left an immeasurable void in the lives of his loved ones and the community he served. Friends and family will gather to pay their respects and celebrate his life at the Behm Family Funeral Home in Madison, Ohio on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM. The funeral service will be held at the same location on Wednesday, May 29, 2024, at 11:00 AM. In honor of Michael’s unwavering Cleveland Browns fandom, attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite Browns attire.

Michael’s memory will live on forever in the hearts of his cherished wife, children, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews, and countless friends. His legacy of love, kindness, and humor will continue to inspire and uplift all who were fortunate enough to have known him.

Online Memorial

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