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Fred JG Mika, age 84 of Mentor, died Monday July 16, 2018 at Lake West Medical Center, Willoughby. He was born April 23, 1934 in Cleveland, OH.

Mr. Mika owned and operated Mika Metal Fabricating Company in Willoughby, OH for over 50 years until his retirement.

He was a United States Air Force Veteran and a Veteran of the Korean War. Fred was a Mason, for the Windermere Lodge #627. He was an avid boater and fisherman while being a lifelong member of Chagrin Lagoons Yacht Club.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years: Donna L. (Celesnik) Mika, children: Scott M. Mika, Fred G. "Junior" Mika, Judith (Scott) White, Mary A. (Fiance: John Campbell) Gress, Bob (Marilyn) Vihtelic, grandchildren: William C. (David Kowalski) Mattingly, Nicholas Mattingly, Donald P. & Mikayla Gress, Remi & Sydney Vihtelic, great-granddaughter: Evelyn Marie Mattingly, brother in law: John "Jack" (Betty Sparling) Celesnik, Niece: Kathy (Michael) Hartz, Nephews: Tim Snider, Billy Kidd and his kitty cat: Alex.

Preceding Fred in death are his parents: Fred and Margaret Mika, sisters: Joanne (James) Snider, Shirley (Ralph) Flanagan and son in law: Donald R. Gress.

The family will receive friends 4-8 pm Friday July 20, 2018 at Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, OH 44060.

The Funeral service will be held at 10:00 am Saturday July 21, 2018 at the funeral home.

Interment will be in Mentor Cemetery, Mentor, OH.

In lieu of flowers, the family would like to request donations may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children 1645 W 8th St, Erie, PA 16505.

Offer condolences at www.brunners.com.