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Mike S. Pekach

Mike S. Pekach, 94, of Reno, Ohio passed away on Tuesday, February 28th at the home of his nephew and niece, Brad and Lorraine Simpson in New Richmond, Ohio.

Mike was born on November 9, 1928 in Pursglove, WV, to Steve and Eva (Mayerac) Pekach. He graduated with 2 degrees in Education from West Virginia University. He was in the US Army and served in the Korean war. Mike had a long career in education which included many teaching and coaching positions.

He was employed at Bellevue and LaRue High schools, was superintendent at both Conotton Valley and Harrison Hills School districts, and was the assistant principal at Marietta Jr. High School.

In March of 1951 he married Jean Pompili. They had 2 sons. Of these David (Kathleen) Pekach of Eden Prairie, Minnesota, and one grandson Tanner survive.

He was proceeded in death in October by his wife of 71 years, Jean Pekach. Also proceeding him in death was his son Randall and aunt Mary Banick.

At his request there will be no services.

He and his wife Jean will be missed by many friends, neighbors, and students whose lives they touched