Michael Ries McFarlane

October 2, 1963 ~ November 3, 2023 (age 60) 60 Years Old

Michael McFarlane Obituary

Michael Ries McFarlane, 60 of Jeromesville passed away Friday November 3, 2023 at Ohio State

University Wexner Medical Center. He was born October 2, 1963 in Canton, OH the son of Thomas

and Betty Ries McFarlane. He was a 1983 graduate of Hillsdale High School and a parts specialist for

RAYCO Manufacturing. His passion was collecting and restoring antique John Deere tractors.

Michael had the gracious opportunity to be an organ donor at the end of his life and save others.

He is survived by his wife, Ellen Pierce McFarlane of Jeromesville, a son, Matthew McFarlane of the

home, a daughter, Kimberly (Timothy) Erickson, of East Canton, two grandchildren, Avery Erickson

and Remington Erickson, his parents, two sisters, Christine McFarlane of Wooster and Beth McFarlane

of Columbus, and his mother-in-law, Madeline Pierce.

He was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Dean Pierce.

Memorial services will be 4:00 – 6:00 PM Thursday November 16, 2023 at Buckeye Agricultural

Museum 877 West Old Lincolnway Wooster, OH 44691.

Fickes Funeral Home in Jeromesville assisted the family with arrangements.

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Memorial Service
November 16, 2023

4:00 PM
Buckeye Agricultural Museum
877 West Old Lincolnway
Wooster, OH 44691


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