Michael German

Obituary of Michael P. German

Michael P. German, 37, of Amherst, died Saturday, February 2, 2019 at University Hospitals Amherst Heath Center after a heart attack. He was born April 13, 1981 in Elyria, OH and had been an Amherst resident for the past 16 years moving from Vermilion. Mike graduated from Vermilion High School in 1999 where he played soccer and wrestled. After High School, he joined The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). He worked as an electrician for the past 16 years, most recently working for South Shore Electric where he had been working for the past 6 years. Mike enjoyed coaching his children in the Amherst Youth Soccer Program where he had been involved for the past 15 years. He was also well known in the wrestling community and helped coach different programs. Mike enjoyed hunting, drawing, reading, and watching movies, especially Harry Potter movies. Family was very important to Mike and he will be missed by his wife of 15 years, Nicole (nee Gerber) German of Amherst; daughters, Dani and Sienna German both at home; son, Mason Hamm at home; parents, John Clifford and Nancy (nee Voytko) German; brother, John (Holly) German of Vermilion; sister, Leah (Sean) Newbill of Vermilion; and his nieces and nephews, Hannah Miller, Aiden Miller, Caleb German, Layne German, Wyatt German, Natalie Newbill, and Brendan Newbill. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, John and Ruby German and his maternal grandparents, George and Angeline Voytko. The family will receive friends on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 from 4-8 at German's Villa, 3330 Liberty Ave., Vermilion, OH 44089. Funeral services will be Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 at 11:00 am at German's Villa. The Reverend Allison LeBrum will officiate. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Mike German Children's College Fund at any Northwest Bank. Checks given directly to the family should be made out to Leah Newbill. Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.


4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, February 7, 2019
German's Villa
Address not given
Vermilion, Ohio, United States

Service Information

11:00 am
Friday, February 8, 2019
German's Villa
3330 Liberty Ave.
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
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