Jan G Filip, 70, passed away November 30th in California, where he had resided for many years.
A native of West Unity, he graduated from Archbold High School in 1965 and Bowling Green State University.
He was a band director and music teacher at Kings Mills, Holgate, Delta and Fayette. He also worked at Mohawk Tools and Superior Carbon Products. He loved officiating many sports, but volleyball was his favorite.
He was preceded in death by his parents Louis and Lucile (Yager) Filip, his brother, Jim Filip, and nieces Tracy Pierman and Bethany Pierman.
He is survived by his daughters, Amy (Dan) Raubenolt of Akron, and Gaye Beckman of Denver, his sister Judy Klopfenstein of Arizona, his grandchildren, Tyler, Kallie, and Kade, and many nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to Fayette Christian Church or to the Hilltop Athletic Boosters.