Michael James Pashia


Michael James Pashia

Michael James Pashia, 58, of Mexico, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, at his home.

A memorial service will be at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, at Victory Christian Church with Pastor Ron Case officiating.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday evening, Oct. 22, at The Elks Lodge in Mexico.

Michael was born on Sept. 24, 1964, in Kassel, Germany, the son of Ronn and Suzanna (Goewert) Pashia. He married Holly Nienhueser Johansen on Jan. 1, 2013, at their home.

Mike was a wonderful husband, loving father and grandfather and a kind man to everyone he knew. He was proud of his children. Mike was a lifelong musician, playing the drums. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, mowing and being outside.

He is survived by his wife, Holly of the home; three children, Caleb (Aimee) Pashia of Mexico, Colin (Lindsay) Pashia of Greenville, S.C. and Taylor (John) Dexheimer of Taylorville, Ill.; two stepchildren, Kelsey (Peter) Kreyling of Mexico and Eric Johansen (Leah Laramie) of St. Louis; eight grandchildren, Jane, Max, Maggie, Eve, Alice, Huck, Henry and Charles; parents, Ronn and Sue Pashia; and five siblings, Ronda, Chrissy, Dawn, Brian and Phillip.

Memorial donations may be made to the Victory Christian Church building fund. They may be sent in care of Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.

Online condolences may be left at www.arnoldfh.com.

Arnold Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.