Sheldon B. Minnich, 88, was born Dec. 25, 1923, in Cressona, Pa., to his parents Paul and Verne Minnich. He passed away on Oct. 6, 2012, in Cape Coral.
He was a second lieutenant during World War II with the U.S. Air Corps, member of the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans, as well as the National Education Association.
He is survived by his loving wife, Marie (Fanelli) Minnich, who will always love and miss him dearly.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated Monday, Oct. 15, beginning at 10 a.m. at St. Andrew Catholic Church with military honors following.
Inurnment will take place at Sarasota National Cemetery at a later date.
Arrangements by Fuller Metz Cremation and Funeral Services.