PERRYSBURG - Stephen "Steve" A. Slyh, 58, of Perrysburg, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at home under hospice care.

He was born in Columbus on Nov. 5, 1954 to William Slyh and Rita Brehm Slyh. Steve proudly served his country in the United States Army. After his service, he enjoyed working at Midway Products in telecommunications. It devastated him when he could no longer work due to his health. In his free time he enjoyed scuba diving and being around family and friends.
Steve is survived by his children, Nick Slyh of Glen Burnie, Md., Brent (Katie) Slyh of El Paso, Texas and Brittany Slyh of Columbus; lifetime partner, Cherrie Nash of Perrysburg; grandchildren, Dylan and Myla Slyh; mother, Rita (Brehm) Gardner of Port Charlotte, Fla.; siblings, Theresa Whitney of Columbus, John Dale of Port Charlotte, Fla., Kathy (Jim) Foster of West Jefferson, and Valerie (Tom) Cox of New London, Ohio. Steve was preceded in death by his father, Bill Slyh.
Funeral services for Steve will be private. Arrangements were made by Witzler-Shank Funeral Home, Perrysburg. (419-874-3133).
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Stephen's name may be made to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 E. River Rd. Perrysburg, OH. 43551.
Online condolences may be left at www.witzlershank.com