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Charles R. Callahan Jr.
Charles Raymond Callahan Jr., 75, of Brunswick, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 21, 1999, in Strongsville.
He was born Jan. 12, 1925, in Mather, Pa., and was a Medina County resident for 22 years. He was a millwright at Mather Collaries for 20 years. Mr. Callahan served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He was a great husband and father who loved fishing and woodworking. He was a member of United Mine Workers.
He is survived b y his wife, Jacqueline (nee Kern) Callahan of Brunswick; sons, Charles R. (Janylle) Callahan III of Brunswick and John Patrick (Connie) Callahan of Pell City, Ala.; eight grandchildren; and sister, Isabel Chapman of Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles R. and Christine (nee Eaton) Callahan.
Service: 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road (state Route 303 at Interstate 71).
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Betty J. Kustis
Betty J. Kustis, 67, of Brunswick, died Friday, March 19, 1999, in Brunswick.
She was born May 30, 1931, in Cleveland and was a Medina County resident for 20 years. She did data entry for Commercial Traffic Co. and was a real estate agent with Forestwood Realty. She helped establish the first library in Brunswick going door to door asking for donations and for books. She belonged to the John Hay High School Reunion Group, the Medina County Board of Realtors, was past president of the PTA at Grafton Road/Kidder Elementary School and belonged to the Brunswick Area AARP and the Brunswick Rec Center Single Women's Group.
She is survived by her daughters, Eileen Krejci of Brunswick and Cynthia L. (Russell) Kintop of Medina; sons, Gary A. Kustis of Lakewood and Robert J. (Kim) Kustis of Medina; Gary's fiancee, Debbie Gatton of Lakewood; grandchildren, Geoffery, Susan, Eric, Jason and Katie; and sister, Angeline (Robert) Thomas of Chesterland.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert V. Kustis, in 1985; parents, Michael A. and Aleene (nee Cummins) Dotis; sister, Ellen Fast; and brother, Thomas Dotis.
Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Brunswick United Methodist Church (state Route 303 and U.S. Route 42). The Rev. Thomas Lenhart will officiate.
Burial: Eastlawn Memory Garden, Brunswick.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road (state Route 303 at Interstate 71).
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Cancer Home, 6707 State Road, Parma, 44134; or Brunswick United Methodist Church Building Fund, 1395 Pearl Road, Brunswick, 44212.

Allen F. Pellshaw Sr.
Allen F. "Mike" Pellshaw Sr., 52, of West Salem, died Sunday, March 21, 1999, at Wooster Community Hospital, after a sudden illness.
He was born March 1, 1947, in Medina to Alvin and Anna Melaskus-Miller Pellshaw and was head custodian at Northwestern High School. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era and received the Purple Heart. Mr. Pellshaw was a member of Buckmasters, Medina County Coon Hunters and Wayne County Archers.
He is survived by his fiancee Diane Calame of West Salem; children, Allen F. "Sport" Jr. and his wife, Tina Owens Pellshaw of Wooster, Mrs. Owen A. (Elaine R.) Raber of Millersburg, Mrs. Steve H. (Christine M.) Mosher of Shreve and Dennis J. of Killbuck; former wife, Marilyn J. Paul Pellshaw of Wisconsin; grandchildren, Vanessa, Stephanie, Samantha and Savannah Raber and Ashley and Tani Mosher; brother, Edward of Wadsworth; and sister, Linda Frick of Wadsworth.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Jimmy.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church.
Visiting hours: 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster.

Milo R. Porter
Milo R. Porter, 78, of Westfield Township, passed away Monday, March 22, 1999, at his home.
He was born Jan. 4, 1921, in Westfield to Raymond and Alice Wilbur Porter and lived most of his life there. Mr. Porter had been employed at Ohio Match in Wadsworth for 35 years, retiring in 1986.
He is survived by his wife, Martha (nee Johnson); daughter, Sandra (Ronald) Dempsey of West Virginia; sons, Michael (Nancy) of Lodi, Edward (Connie) of Canal Fulton and Roger (Jacqui) of Homer Township; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; and brothers, Donald (Odene) Porter of Lodi and Albert of Lodi.
Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. The Rev. Robert Holmes will officiate.
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Lodi.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

John D. Norris
John D. Norris, 91, formerly of Seville, passed away Monday, March 22, 1999, at Meadowview Care Center in Seville.
He was born March 10, 1908, in Hubbardstown, W.Va., to Noble R. and Nora Alva Moore Norris and lived most of his life in the Chatham Township and Lodi areas. Mr. Norris was employed by Permold in Medina for 39 years, retiring in 1973.
He is survived by his daughters, Thelma Fischer of Lodi, Mrs. Stanley (Joyce) Fox of Seville and Mrs. David (Julia) Ford of Portsmouth; sons, Roy Norris of Missouri, Wesley (Bonnie) Norris of Chatham, Karl Norris of Florida and Clarence (Martha) Norris of Portsmouth; 25 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; sister, Nancy Hiltbrunner of Greenwich; and brothers, Noble Norris of Elyria, Zenis Norris of Greenville, Tenn., and Robert Norris of South Carolina.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna; parents; son, Donald; brothers, George and Willard; and grandson, Philip.
Service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. The Rev. David Howell of Lodi will officiate.
Burial: Chatham Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Brady L. Buckland Jr.
Brady L. Buckland, Jr., 64, of Medina, died Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
He was born in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., and was a Medina County resident for 4½ years. He previously resided in Strongsville. He was a member of Brooklyn Memorial United Methodist Church, Cleveland and Dover Masonic Lodge, Westlake. Mr. Buckland was a supervisor at Ford Motor in Brook Park, retiring after 21 years.
He is survived by his wife, Phyllis A. Buckland of Medina; daughters, Cindy (Ted) Noga of North Royalton, Patty (George) Whitecotton of Elyria, Barbara (Dave) Schroth of Westfield Center and Debbie (Jerry) Serafin of Medina; son, Chuck (Karen) Buckland of Parma; grandchildren, Ted, Christine, Jennifer, Danielle, Kyle, Britanny, Jerrod and Emerson; brothers, Clayton Buckland of Parma, Hubert Buckland of Ocala, Fla., and Eugene Bennett of Parma; and sisters, Ruth Brenner of Mentor, Norma Soster of Painesville, Sharon Riddle of Brook Park and Imogene Clark of St. Albins, W.Va.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. Tal Lewis will officiate.
Burial: Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, Cleveland.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Medina County Animal Shelter, 6334 Deerview Lane, Medina, 44256.

Frances L. Johnson
Frances L. Johnson (nee Hutchison), 90, of Medina, died Wednesday, March 24, 1999, at Samaritan Care Center of Medina.
She was born Jan. 9, 1909, in Pilltown, Iowa, and recently moved to Medina from Riverside, Calif., where she had lived for 50 years. Mrs. Johnson worked for years as a nurse's aide and then as manager of the medical records department. She spent much of her life caring for other people and was known for her sense of humor.
She was the beloved aunt of Barbara (Ron) Brockway of Medina; seven other nieces and nephews; and many great- and great-great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry; sisters, Leola Hahn and Ruth Clemens; and brothers, Emmett and Everett Hutchison.
Services will be held in Riverside.
Burial: Olivewood Cemetery, Riverside.
Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, is in charge of local arrangements.

Clarence E. Munyan
Clarence E. "Casey" Munyan, 63, passed away Thursday, March 25, 1999, at his home in Seville, after a short illness.
Mr. Munyan spent more than 30 years in law enforcement and was the former chief of police in Seville for several years. He also was chief of police in Caldwell, Ohio. For the last few years he was a deputy with the Medina County Sheriff's Department. One of his greatest joys, besides his family, was his job at the sheriff's department and his many, many friends there. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with family and friends. His talents were endless. He will be sadly missed by all of us who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Joann; daughter, Patricia Cook; son-in-law, Donald Cook; son, David Munyan; daughter-in-law, Connie Munyan; nine grandchildren, all of whom he loved greatly; brother, Earl Munyan of Zanesville; sisters, Dorothy Moody and Vickie Franklin, both of Zanesville.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Cora Lee; father, Vintie R. Munyan; brother, Clinton; and sister, Norma Jean Page.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Seville United Methodist Church.
Burial: Mound Hill Cemetery, Seville.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Armstrong Funeral Home, 25 Pleasant St., Seville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

Jenna N. Thompson
Jenna Nicole Thompson, infant daughter of Dawn R. and Kenneth C. Thompson of Medina, died Thursday, March 25, 1999, at Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sisters, Ashlee and Kristin; brother, Kenneth "Eric"; grandmothers, Marge E. Thompson of Sheffield Lake and Libby D. Toothman of Medina; grandfather, Thomas J. Toothman of Lorain; great-grandmother, Doris Ricks of North Carolina; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Oliver K. Thompson and Kenneth P. and Hazel Mae Thompson; great-grandparents, John W. and Grace L. Thompson, Dever Cardwell and Ann and Joseph Toothman.
Services will be private with Pastor James Duty officiating.
Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, Medina, is in charge of arrangements.

Jean E. Harlan
Jean E. Harlan, of Massillon, died Thursday, March 25, 1999, at Rose Lane Health Center after a lengthy illness.
She was born in Alliance, and was a resident of Massillon since 1945. She was a member of Central Presbyterian Church, D.A.R., Massillon Museum, and Massillon Woman's Club.
She is survived by her daughters, Mrs. Dean (Brooke) DaHinden of Ashland and Mrs. Rick (Shawn) Buzard of Massillon; son, Courtney S. Harlan of Medina; sister, Janet Stevens of Alliance; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth A. Harlan in 1983, who served Atkinson-Feucht-Shaidnagle Funeral Homes for many years as a embalmer/funeral director and teacher; parents, Lee D. and Lillian (Scott) Stevens; a sister; and a grandchild.
Service: 3 p.m. Sunday at Atkinson-Feucht-Shaidnagle, 26 Second St. NE, Massillon.
Interment: Fairmont Memorial Park, Alliance.
Visiting hours: two hours prior to service at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way East, Massillon, 44646.

Margaret Schenke
Margaret Schenke, 75, of Lafayette, died Friday, March 26, 1999, at Altercare of Wadsworth Health Care Center.
She was born Feb. 10, 1924, in Uniontown, Pa., to Michael and Margaret Chernok Macejko and married Harry Schenke on Nov. 9, 1946. They resided in Parma, moving to Lafayette in 1955.
Mrs. Schenke worked as a secretary at Medina hospital, and for the past 10 years at DeLong, DeLong and Associates in Lodi. She was a member of Christ the King Lutheran Church in Lodi.
She was the beloved mother of Mrs. Lewis (Lynn) DeLong of Lodi, Michael (Suezanne) Schenke of Lafayette; beloved grandmother of Michele DeLong of Lodi, Dale Schenke of Wadsworth, and Joseph Schenke of Lafayette; beloved great-grandmother of Joseph Schenke.
She also is survived by sisters, Mrs. James (Melvina) Hawse of Cleveland, Helen Macejko of Cleveland; brothers, Michael (Helen) Macejko of Parma and John (Josephine) Macejko of Cleveland; and sister-in-law Alma Madigan of Broadview Heights.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Harry in 1996.
Service: 11 a.m. Monday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. The Rev. Christopher Cahill will officiate.
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Lodi.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, NE Ohio Affiliate, 225 W. Exchange St., Akron, 44302.

Jenna N. Thompson
Jenna Nicole Thompson, infant daughter of Dawn R. and Kenneth C. Thompson of Medina, died Thursday, March 25, 1999, at Cleveland MetroHealth Medical Center.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sister, Ashlee, brother, Kenneth "Eric," and sister, Kristin, all of Medina; grandmother, Marge E. Thompson of Sheffield Lake; grandfather, Thomas J. Toothman of Lorain; grandmother, Libby D. Toothman of Medina; great-grandmother, Doris Ricks of North Carolina; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Oliver K. Thompson; and great-grandparents, Kenneth P. and Hazel Mae Thompson, John W. and Grace L. Thompson, Dever Caldwell, and Ann and Joseph Toothman.
Services will be private with Pastor James Duty officiating.
Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, Medina, is in charge of arrangements.

Darlene J. Udell
Darlene J. Udell, 56, of Hinckley Township, died Friday, March 26, 1999, at Southwest General Medical Center in Middleburg Heights.
She was born Sept. 6, 1942, in Cleveland and was a Medina County resident most of her life. Mrs. Udell was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Chester; daughters, Laura Lee Udell of Medina and Valerie (Donald) Irwin of Chippewa Lake; sons, Chester Jr. (Joyce) Udell of Florida, Douglas (Diane) Udell of Lodi and Kevin Udell of Medina; mother, Dorothy Ayres; brother, Austin Ayres; sisters, Deanne Stearns and Sharon Fouts; and seven grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her father, Austin Ayres.
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road (River Styx Road and state Route 18).
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

James M. Gillis
James M. Gillis, 61, of Medina, died Friday, March 26, 1999, at his home.
He was born in Enterprise, W.Va., and lived in Medina County for many years. Mr. Gillis was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church and attended Medina High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and worked more than 30 years as a job setter for General Motors.
He is survived by his wife, Eileen (nee Wallace) of Medina; daughters and sons-in-law, Christine and Richard Keyes of Brunswick Hills Township and Andree and Jason White of Medina; daughters, Laura Gillis of Houston, Texas, and Suzanne Offill of Aurora; grandchildren, Michael, Trey, Melissa, Brandon, Johnathon and Jason; and brother, Joe E. Gillis of Medina.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Opal; and sister, Martha Jean.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Xavier Church, 606 E. Washington St., Medina.
Burial: St. Francis Xavier Church Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.

Lavonne J. Coffey
Lavonne J. Coffey, 66, of Richfield, passed away Friday, March 26, 1999.
She was an area resident most of her life and a member of Richfield VFW Post Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her mother, Dorothy Gibbons of Stow; sister, Marcia L. Minnella of Texas; and brothers, Floyd Gibbons of Medina and Ronald Gibbons of Stow.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James.
Memorial service: 7 p.m. Friday at Dunn-Quigley-Ciriello & Carr Funeral Home, 39 S. Miller Road, Fairlawn. The Rev. Beth A. McGuire and the Rev. Dr. Rosa Clements will officiate.
Visiting hours: 6 p.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County.

Gerda H. von Rekowski
Gerda H. von Rekowski, 85, of Medina, died Sunday, March 28, 1999, at Medina General Hospital.
She was born July 23, 1913, in Hamburg, Germany, and was a Medina County resident for 25 years. She was a member of St. Mark Lutheran Church and was employed by General Electric at Nela Park in Cleveland.
She is survived by her daughters, Christal Hofmann of Phoenix, Ariz., and Sigrid (Jon) Carpenter of Brunswick Hills Township; son, Hans (Gerry) von Rekowski of Sitka, Alaska; and grandchildren, Karen, Kim, Kay and Jeffrey.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Max.
Service: 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. John Diener will officiate.
Burial: Lutheran Memorial Park, Hinckley Township.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Ron R. Chakan
Ron R. Chakan, 39, of Valley City, died Monday, March 29, 1999, in Brunswick.
He was born in Berea and was a Medina County resident most of his life. He was a tattoo artist at Alt Ink in Wadsworth.
He is survived by his parents, Robert and Marilyn (nee Meal) Chakan of Valley City; son, Jesse Chakan of Lodi; sisters, Chris (David) Kirschner of Litchfield Township, and Sherry (William) Novak of Seville; and seven nieces and nephews.
Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. David Wiener will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina, 44256.

Elwood D. Saltsman
Elwood D. "Salty" Saltsman, 81, died Monday, March 29, 1999, at Wayne County Care Center.
He was born Nov. 10, 1917, in east Akron to Oscar Warren and Evaline Marie (Dice) Saltsman. He was a member of Wooster Masonic Lodge 33, Scottish Rite of Canton and Al Koran of Cleveland. Mr. Saltsman was past president of Wooster Shrine Club and was a 32nd degree Mason. He was a member of Benevolent Protective Order of Elks 1348 and Shreve American Legion Forest Post 67. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II and retired after 42 years with the Timken Co., where he was a plant superintendent.
He is survived by his wife, Ruby Wachtel, whom he married Jan. 9, 1946; daughters, Nancy (Roland) Lloyd of Chippewa Lake, Cynthia (William) Schneider of Wooster and Janet Dilgard and Patsy (Frank) Tate, both of Shreve; six grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; five great-grandchildren; six stepgreat-grandchildren; brothers, Warren of Youngstown, Kenneth of Ravenna, Carl of Atwater and Albert of Elkins of W.Va.; and sisters, Delores of Atwater and Goldie of Shaylorsville.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Milo and Robert.
Service: 11 a.m. today at Johnston-Schlabach Funeral Home, 212 Jones St., Shreve. The Rev. Rufus Thompson will officiate.
Burial: Sherwood Memorial Gardens, where a military service will be held.

Mary F. Ackerman
Mary F. Ackerman, 69, of Wooster, died Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at Dunlap Memorial Hospital in Orrville.
She was born Feb. 15, 1930, in Medina to John and Mary Lesko. She worked for Rexroth for 36 years, retiring in 1993. She was a member of West Hill Baptist Church. Mrs. Ackerman collected antiques and enjoyed yard sales.
She is survived by her husband, Oscar, whom she married May 29, 1984; and son and daughter-in-law, James and Donia Daugherty of Wooster.
She was preceded in death by her brothers; sisters; and parents.
Private services were held today at Roberts Funeral Home _ Sherwood Chapel in Wooster. The Rev. Eric Fairhurst officiated.
Burial: Sherwood Memorial Gardens.

Morton Bryant
Morton Bryant, 76, of Macon, Ga., died Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at his residence.
He was born in Medina to the late Mildred Calvert Bryant and the late Marshall F. Bryant. He was a graduate of the University of Chicago. Mr. Bryant was the former owner of Business Machines Inc. in south Florida. He was a member of Idle Hour Golf and Country Club and a former member of Macon Rotary Club. Mr. Bryant was a veteran of the U.S. Army Air Corps, serving in World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Louise Cox Bryant of Macon; stepchildren, Elizabeth Dunlap of Toccoa, Ga., Mary Sikes Field of Mineral Wells, Texas, James C. Sikes, M.D., of Milledgeville, Ga., and Ruth Cox Sikes of Atlanta; five stepgrandchildren; three stepgreat-grandchildren; sister, Barbara Bryant Tweedle of Davidson, N.C.; and one niece.
He was preceded in death by two wives, Anna Margareta Gustafsson Bryant and Margaret O'Shea Bryant.
Service: 2 p.m. today in the Chapel of Hart's Mortuary, 765 Cherry St., Macon, Ga. Dr. Billy Oliver will officiate.
Burial will be private.
The family may be contacted at the residence.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to Habitat for Humanity, 2060 Shurling Drive, Macon, GA 31211; or to the donor's favorite charity.

Arlene G. Kreider
Arlene G. Kreider, 84, formerly of Westfield Township, died Wednesday, March 31, 1999, in Orrville.
She was born in Baughman Township, Wayne County, and was a Medina County resident for 60 years. She was a member of Sweet Adalines singing group, Girls Club at Westfield Center and Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church. Mrs. Kreider was employed at Westfield Insurance Co. for 30 years.
She is survived by her sisters, Beulah Abbott of Wooster and Cecila Davies of Sebring; and a niece and nephew.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lester, in 1994; sisters, Fern Beery, Donna Yannayon and Elda Green; and brother, Galen Beery.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Acme Road, Seville. Pastor Gerald Keller will officiate.
Burial: Church cemetery.
Visiting hours: One hour prior to service on Friday at the church.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9282 Acme Road, Seville, 44273.
Armstrong Funeral Home, Seville, is in charge of arrangements.

Roger L. Ross Sr.
Roger Lee Ross Sr., 52, of Lodi, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at Lodi Community Hospital, following a 15-month illness.
He was born Aug. 23, 1946, in Wayne, W.Va., and lived in Mulberry, Fla., before moving to Lodi six years ago. Mr. Ross was a welder with MMS Inc. in LaGrange. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Praise Community Church in Westfield Center. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Sheila A.; son, Roger Lee Ross Jr.; children from a former marriage: sons, Michael D.L. Ross and Brian K.T. Ross; and daughter, Regina L. Ross; mother, Bertha Brown; father, David Ross; six sisters; two brothers; and six grandchildren.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. The Rev. Deacon Larry Sahl will officiate.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery on Brook Park Road, Cleveland.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Kimberly Varney
Kimberly Lynn Varney, 2, of Lodi, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 1999, at Lodi Community Hospital, following a sudden illness.
She was born Aug. 5, 1996, in Medina to James and Lisa Breedlove Varney.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sisters, Natasha and Samantha; maternal grandparents, Paul and Jane Breedlove of Lodi; paternal grandparents, Phillip and Margaret Varney of Ashland; maternal great-grandparents, John and Beulah Lilly of Lodi; paternal great-grandmothers, Jean Ramey of Spencer and Mona Brown of Ashland; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her great-grandfathers, Russell Brown and Hershel Ramey; and uncle, Darrell Breedlove.
Service: 10 a.m. Friday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. Pastor Tim Neptune will officiate.
Burial: Eastlawn Memory Garden, Brunswick.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.


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