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Bryce Burkin

September 11, 1940 — March 19, 2023

Bryce C. Burkin, 82, of Findlay formerly of Fremont passed away on Sunday, March 19, 2023 at Bridge Hospice in Findlay. He was born September 11, 1940 in Fremont, the son of Harold and Marjorie (Thompson) Burkin. Bryce attended Pine River High School in Minnesota graduating in the class of 1958.  On June 2, 2002 he married Gloria Swanson at Stone Bridge Church in Findlay, OH.

Bryce spent over 30 years as a Production Supervisor at Singer\Eaton Controls. After it closed in 1990, he returned to Terra Community College to complete his degree in Industrial Electricity. He then went to work for Hunt Wesson until his retirement in 2006.

Bryce enjoyed golfing, camping, fishing, watching the Minnesota Vikings play and spending time with his family. He was a member of Moose lodge 698.

Surviving is his wife Gloria; children Bethany (Todd Myers) Burkin of Clyde, Barbara (Jon) Mathias of Fremont, Bryan (Sharon) Burkin of Findlay, and Brent Burkin of Fremont; Tim (Tracy) Monaghan Grand Rapids, OH, Shannon (Don) Shartell, Pandora, OH, Kendra (Todd) James, Findlay, OH; grandchildren Nicole Mathias, Travis (Adriana) Burkin, and Brock Mathias, Thad McGilton, Paige McGilton, Ashley Businger (Tyler), Kira (Devon) Tantari, Teage (Danielle) Martin, Joshua Shartell, Ryan Shartell, Erin Shartell,  Jeff (Jessie) Shartell, Kaitlyn (Eddie) Green; and 15 great-grandchildren; former wife Nancy Burkin of Fremont, OH; sister Patricia Christy of Fremont; nieces Jody, Jamie and Rende. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, step-mother Dorothy; grandparents Arthur (Jessie) Thompson; sister Georganna Krueger; step-daughter Karen Connors-O'Dell; former wife and mother of his children Barbara Burkin; great-grandchild Jodi Tantari; and dogs Archie, Shatzie, Calie, and Bailey.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff of Bridge Hospice at Blanchard Valley, Heritage Nursing Home, and Fox Run Manor for their care and support.

Burial will be held at Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 2:30P.M. with Pastor Jerry Kellogg officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to Bridge Hospice or North Central Chapter of American Red Cross.

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