Omelan "Mike" Sydor

Omelan "Mike" Sydor of Erin was born to eternal life on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006. He was 55 years old.

He was born Sept. 5, 1951 in Milwaukee to Michael and Maria (nee Stadnyk) Sydor. He married Susan Shimeck on Aug. 4, 1979 in Milwaukee.

Mike was the former president of FS Mechanical and a former vice president of Illingworth Corp.

He was a charter member of IMI and PFMA. He was active in SMACCA, IFMA and other professional organizations.

His company was designated a Future 50 company in 1998. He was a former member of South Shore Yacht club; his boat was named "Hot Sydor." Mike was an avid Harley rider and outdoorsman. Mike was a friend to all and was always willing to lend a hand. He will be dearly missed by many.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 27 years, Susan; two loving children, Katherine of Minneapolis and Michael of Hubertus; his father, Michael Sydor of Milwaukee; his sister, Daria Sydor of Norway Mich.; his brother, Roman (Cheryl) Sydor of Greenfield; his mother-in-law, Agnes Shimeck (nee Wambolt) of Erin; his nephew, Chad Sydor, of Norway; his niece, Angela (Mark) Viau and his great niece and nephew, Nicole and Kyle, of Oronto. Mike is further survived by other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Kaye Duwe; his mother, Maria Sydor and father-in-law, LaVern Shimeck.

Mass of Christian Burial for Mike will be Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Therese Chapel, Holy Hill, 1515 Carmel Rd., Hubertus, with Fr. Mark DeVelis officiating. Family will greet relatives and friends on Friday from 4-7 p.m. at Shimon Funeral Home, 824 Union St., Hartford, with a prayer service at 7 p.m. Additional visitation prior to the Mass on Saturday from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Holy Hill. Interment will be at St. Johnís Cemetery, Monches.

In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family or Holy Hill are appreciated.

Shimon Funeral Home is assisting the family.