Daniel Buzek, 97, left for his heavenly home on March 8, 2021 with his family by his side. He was born in Greensburg, OH to the late Michael and Elizabeth Buzek. He proudly served his country on a LST 994 in the U.S. Navy during WWII, receiving the French Legion Medal of Honor for his D-Day services in Normandy, South France. He was a member of Firestone VFW 3383. Daniel had retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber after 40 years and was a life-long member of St. John Lutheran Church.
Daniel was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Dorothy; and seven siblings. He loved and was dedicated to his surviving family, son, Keith (Chris) Buzek; daughter, Danese Fisher; grandchildren, Michael (Adria) Buzek, Jill (Scott) Grizer, Matthew Buzek Sr. (Dusty Kohut), and Ryan Fisher; great-grandchildren, Kaylee, Alyssa, Gabriella, and Savannah Buzek, Danny (Kelsie Karr) and Kyle Grizer, Leah (A. Tyler Myers), Matthew Jr., Lillian and Johanna Buzek; and his loving “baby” sister, Karrie (Sonny) Guenther.
The family wishes to express special thanks to family and friends for their prayers and support and to Summa Hospice for the care given to Daniel.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, March 13, 2021 at 3 p.m. at Lakewood Cemetery, 1080 Waterloo Rd., Akron, 0hio 44314.
Following the graveside service a meal will be held at the Barberton Liedertafel Club, 191 2nd St. NW, Barberton, Ohio 44203, where he enjoyed karaoke and playing euchre.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to ddayohio.us/donations, or Firestone VFW 3383, 690 W. Waterloo Rd., Akron, Oh 44314, in memory of Daniel.
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