Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
Thomas Edward Nisius, 76, of Wooster, Ohio, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, September 10, 2022.
Tom was born in Berea, Ohio, on March 12, 1946, to Edward and Ruth Nisius. Tom grew up in Berea. He graduated from Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and married Marilyn Johnson on September 13, 1969. They moved to Westlake in 1970. He dedicated himself to a career at the Cleveland Electric Illuminating Co (First Energy) for 40 years before retiring in 2010. Tom loved Marilyn and their family with all his heart. He found joy in serving as a Scoutmaster for many years and encouraging both of his sons to become Eagle Scouts. He and Marilyn traveled countless hours to attend their daughter's concerts, recitals and summer theater productions. Tom also instilled a love of family camping in all his family.
Tom was a member of Parkview Christian Church in Wooster. He instilled a strong faith and devotion for his wife and family. He will be deeply missed by his wife, Marilyn, his daughter, Kim (Dave) Coxe of Lakewood, his son, Greg (Megan) Nisius of Waxhaw, North Carolina, his grandchildren, Taylor Nisius and Madison Nisius of Oxford, Ohio, and Sean Nisius of Trenton, Ohio, Simon Straub of Fairview Park, Ohio, Dustin Nisius, Riley Nisius, Alex Grady, Haidyn Grady and Keegan Nisius of Waxhaw, North Carolina; his sister, Debbie (Don) Baumbach of Toledo, and his sister-in-law, Bev (Greg) Siek of Summerville, South Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his parents (Edward and Ruth Nisius), his mother- and father-in-law (Maxine and Gene Johnson), and his son, Mike Nisius.
The family will hold a memorial service on Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Parkview Christian Church, 1912 Burbank Rd., Wooster, OH 44691, with Pastor Jeremiah Scadden officiating. A time of fellowship will be held in the Fireside Room at the church immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in his name to the church.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster, is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in his name to the church.
No Calling Hours.
Thursday, September 15, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. at Parkview Christian Church, 1912 Burbank Rd., Wooster, OH 44691, with Pastor Jeremiah Scadden officiating. A time of fellowship will be held in the Fireside Room at the church immediately following the service.