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James L. Burris
James Lee Burris, 40, of Lodi, passed away Friday, Oct. 29, 1999, at his home, after his courageous 10-month battle with colon cancer.
He was born in Cleveland and graduated from John Marshall High School in 1976 and later attended Hickok Technical School. Mr. Burris was a computer engineer for Cleveland Motion Controls. He lived in Lodi the past 10 years, where he coached girls softball and boys baseball. He was also involved with the local Boy Scouts. Mr. Burris was a member of Jesus, Our Teacher Catholic Church in Lodi. He enjoyed camping and fishing with his family and was a loving father and husband.
He is survived by his wife, Dianne (nee Kolbus); daughters, Chrissy, Jacki and Rachel, all at home; sons, Michael and Patrick, both at home; parents, Arvil and Ruth Burris of Cleveland; sister, Mrs. Dave (Diana) Burris-Jones of Hawaii; and brother, Tim of Cleveland.
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Jesus, Our Teacher Catholic Church, 8240 Buffham Road, Lodi. Father Ned Weist will officiate.
Burial: Woodlawn Cemetery, Lodi.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi.

Phyllis I. Byard
Phyllis I. Byard, 71, of Lodi, died Friday, Oct. 29, 1999, at Ohio Pythian Sisters Home in Medina.
She was born Aug. 25, 1928, in Wadsworth to Paul and Alice (Hood) Smith. She was a homemaker all her life.
Mrs. Byard is survived by her children and their spouses, Barbara and Donald Brown of Florida, Robert Byard of Spencer, William Byard of Chippewa Lake and Craig and Cheryl Byard of Lodi; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Smith of Ashland; and sister, Norma Kitts of Rittman.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and husband, William Byard, in 1993.
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Matteson Funeral Home, 40 Congress St., West Salem.
Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery, Wadsworth.
Visiting service: 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Conrad P. Knoch
Conrad P. "Coonie" Knoch, 79, of Medina, died Thursday, Oct. 28, 1999, at Medina General Hospital.
He was born in Sharon Township and was a lifetime resident of Medina County. He was a member at Mount Zwingli United Church of Christ, Medina Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5137, Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 2224, Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 647, Medina County Farm Bureau and honorary member of Lafayette Fire Department, following many years of volunteer service to the department. Mr. Knoch was a lifetime farmer, he worked at Iron & Steel in Akron, and had 25 years of service at Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. He owned and operated Coonie's Produce for 47 years.
He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, 437th M.P.E.G. in Germany and France.
His true passion was farming. He enjoyed playing euchre, going out for breakfast, going to auctions and telling stories about his memories and helping young farmers seeking advice. His legacy lives on in the hearts of his family and many friends.
He is survived by his wife, Fairy (nee Kolb) of Medina; daughters and sons-in-law, Connie and Jim Dombrowski of Caledonia, Wis., Beverly and Roger Schmid of Lodi and Terry and John Lytle of Medina; son, Steve Knoch of Chippewa Lake; daughter, Sally Knoch of Medina; daughter-in-law, Janet (Jim) Redden of Homer Township; grandchildren, Kellie (Keith) Christensen, Richard (Cathy) Estock, Mike and Todd (Cindy) Dombrowski, Jodie (Bill) Estock Acker, Scott, Ben and Joe Schmid, Garrett and Alyssa Lytle, Dean and Daryl Knoch, and Nathan Green; nine great-grandchildren; brother and sister-in-law, Henry (Barbara) Knoch of Florida; sister, Margaret Mostoller of Akron; sister and brother-in-law, Katherine (Eugene) Maurer of Copley; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his son, Conrad Daniel; grandsons, Jason Knoch and Robert Schmid; brother, John Knoch; and parents, John and Margaret Schilling Knoch.
Service: 1:30 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. Keith Hejnal will officiate.
Burial: Mount Zwingli Church Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Mount Zwingli United Church of Christ, the American Diabetes Association, or the Medina County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Andy Kollar
Andy Kollar, 81, of Brunswick, formerly of Millfield, Ohio, died Friday, Oct. 29, 199, at Akron General Medical Center.
He was born March 31, 1918, in Millfield to Charles and Julia Kollar.
Mr. Kollar is survived by his daughters, Joann Caudill of Palm Beach, Fla., and Helen Sawyer and Mary Lee Dunlevy, both of Brunswick; sons, James Kollar of Fountain Valley, Calif., William Kollar of Lafayette Township and John Kollar of Litchfield Township; 26 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Cardaras Funeral Home, 30 Main St., Glouster, Ohio.
Interment: Hilltop Cemetery, Millfield.
Visiting hours: 4 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Olive L. Yost
Olive L. Yost, 83, of Litchfield Township, died Saturday, Oct. 30, 1999, at Medina General Hospital, following a short illness.
She was born in Braxton, W.Va., to Norman and Sadie Richie Keener. Mrs. Yost lived in Akron and Florida, residing the past 36 years in Litchfield. She was a hospital dietary worker in Florida and at Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron. She was a member of Litchfield United Church of Christ and Litchfield Grange and Farm Bureau.
Mrs. Yost is survived by her son, David Gween of Litchfield; daughter, Mrs. Phillip (Nancy) Lee Stork of Palm Bay, Fla.; two grandsons; four great-grandchildren; stepdaughter, Kathy (Russell) Krage of Elyria; stepsons, Howard (Peggy) Yost of Joshua Tree, Calif., and John (Virginia) Yost of Martinsville, Ind.; six stepgrandchildren; and sister, Juanita Jenkins of Copley.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald; two sisters; and one brother.
Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi.
Burial: Litchfield Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Bernard L. Jones
Bernard L. Jones, 72, of Brunswick, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at Holy Family Home in Parma, after a courageous battle with cancer.
He was born in Jerusalem, Ohio, and was a Medina County resident for 28 years, formerly residing in Parma and Cleveland. Mr. Jones was a 1945 graduate of Medina High School, where he was class president. He was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Brunswick, where he and his wife were very active in the church parish. Among his many hobbies, he was an avid outdoorsman and sportsman, enjoying sailing, nature, gardening, cross country skiing, and the pilot of his own plane. He also enjoyed motorcycling and was a member of the American Motorcycle Association and the Gold Ring Rider Association, where he was invited to serve on the drill team. Mr. Jones served the Boy Scouts of America as cubmaster, merit badge counselor and Frontier District chairman in Cuyahoga County. Bernard made many woodworking projects which he loved to share with others.
He was employed as a detective for the Cleveland Police Department for 28 years, where he served in the chief's office of special investigation. After retiring from the force, he was a security guard for Strongsville Middle School. He then worked for Cleveland State University as superintendent of buildings for 11 years.
Mr. Jones served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He enlisted in January 1945 and was discharged in 1946. He then served four years in the Naval Reserve.
He is survived by his wife Natalie (Sonja) Jones, to whom he would have been married 50 years in 2000; sons, Curtis L. (Jill) Jones and Thomas A. (Sylvia) Jones, both of Texas; grandsons, Matthew L., William A. and Eric A.; and sister, Dorothea (Gilbert) Schaefer of Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, William A. and Grace; and five brothers and sisters.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick. Father Robert Hilkert will officiate.
Burial: Myrtle Hill Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Home, 6707 State Road, Parma, 44134.

Anna M. Ponader
Anna Mae "Jane" Ponader, 73, of Wadsworth, passed away Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at her residence after a lengthy battle with colon cancer.
She was born in Marianna, Pa., and was a Medina County resident for 50 years. Mrs. Ponader was a licensed practical nurse for the Society for Handicapped Citizens.
She is survived by her daughter, Roxanne (Joseph) Carney of St. Petersburg, Fla.; son, Byron (Debbie) Ponader of Medina; grandchildren, Michael, Beth, Jennifer and Brian; sisters, Grace Gigandet and Dorothy Serfass, both of Wadsworth, Loretta Easterling of Doylestown and Elsie Rearick of Mather, Pa.; and brothers, Earl Rager of Wadsworth, Ronald Rager of Knightstown, Ind., and Larry Rager of Minneapolis, Minn.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Kenneth and Charles Rager.
Memorial service: 7 p.m. Thursday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. Pastor William Cunningham will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina, 44256.

Helen Winterstein
Helen Winterstein (nee Demeter), 85, passed away Sunday, Oct. 31, 1999, at the Oaks at Medina.
Mrs. Winterstein was born in Cleveland in 1914 and was a homemaker.
She is survived by her son, David H. of Cleveland; daughter, Connie A. (Mrs. David) Schultz of Medina; grandchildren, Christopher and Nicholas Schultz; and sisters, Goldie Tricomi and Margaret Ruffner, both of Olmsted Falls, and Dorothy Jenkins of Boynton Beach, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Henry; brother, Martin Demeter; and sisters, Anna Hollo and Betty Kropiak.
Service: 11 a.m. Thursday in the Chapel at Sunset Memorial Park, 6245 Columbia Road, North Olmsted.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.
The family suggests memorials may be made to the Oaks at Medina, 4931 Nettleton Road, Medina, 44256-8102.
Dostal Funeral Services, North Olmsted, is in charge of arrangements.

Ada M. Ady Cinco
Ada M. Ady Cinco (nee Hackenberg), 76, of Wadsworth, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999, at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital.
She was born in Wadsworth, where she was a lifelong resident. Mrs. Cinco was a stitcher operator at Ohio Match Co., retiring in 1982 with 37 years of service.
She is survived by her daughter, Diane (Donald) Yarman of Montville Township; grandchildren, Debora (Bill), Denise (Gary), and Donald Jr. (Wanda); great-grandchildren, Krystal Kay, Trista Kay, Trina Ann and Lyndsay Mae.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Russell Ady and George Cinco; mother, Neva Howard; brothers, Robert and Harold Hackenberg.
Service for the family will be held Thursday at Hilliard & Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth. Pastors Roger Larrison and Robert Moses will officiate.
Interment: Woodlawn Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to First Assembly of God Satellite Church.

Laben C. Jacobs
Laben C. Jacobs, 77, of Big Prairie, Ohio, died Monday, Nov. 1, 1999, at Medina General Hospital, following an extended illness.
He was born Jan. 21, 1922, in Leon, W.Va., to Laben Charles and Effie P. (Knapp) Jacobs. Mr. Jacobs was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his children and their spouses, Brenda Kay and Albert Barge of Medina, Linda Rac and Jerry Barge of Dallas Fort Worth, Texas, and Charles and Tammy Jacobs of Seville; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren; sisters, Iva Upton of Reedsville, Ohio, Mary Hill of Marshall, Va., Bessie Tucker of Point Pleasant, W.Va.; and sister-in-law, Mildred Jacobs.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty B. (Hill) Jacobs on Dec. 19, 1997, whom he married on June 28, 1947; brothers, John Jacobs and Golden Jacobs.
Service: 1 p.m. Thursday at Alexander Funeral Home, Millersburg. The Rev. Del Conner will officiate.
Burial: Nashville Cemetery.
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 Emmanuel Baptist Church, 12740 County Road 330, Big Prairie, 44611.

David A. Wray
David A. Wray, 35, of Brunswick, died Monday Nov. 1, 1999, at his residence.
He was born July 5, 1964, in Cleveland and was a Medina County resident for many years. He was employed as a mortgage broker for Direct Source in Brunswick, formerly with Ganley Dodge and Ganley Chrysler Plymouth.
He is survived by his mother, Marie (Raymond) Custer of Brunswick; daughter, Erica Wray of Brunswick; sister, Laurie (Kevin) Howe of Brunswick; brother, Michael Wray of Cleveland; and grandmother, Amanda Wray of North Royalton.
He was preceded in death by his father, Peter Wray.
Service: 10 a.m. Thursday at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick. Sister Monica Marie will officiate.
Burial: Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, Cleveland.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 today at the funeral home.

Elsie W. Crump
Elsie W. Crump, 93, of Medina, died Wednesday, Nov. 3, 1999, at Medina General Hospital.
She was born in New Castle, England, and was a Medina County resident for one year.
She is survived by her daughter, Barbara A. Johnson of Medina; son, Robert E. Crump of Middletown, R.I.; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; sister, Dorothy Henry of Miami, Fla.; and brother, Charles Waywell of Victoria, British Columbia
She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett B.
Service and interment will take place in Long Island, N.Y.
Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina, is in charge of local arrangements.

Frances L. Kimmel
Frances L. Kimmel, 80, of Spencer, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999, at the Elms Nursing Home in Wellington.
She was born Nov. 2, 1919, in Chagrin Falls and lived in Cleveland for 40 years before moving to Medina County in 1970. Mrs. Kimmel worked at TRW during World War II and later was a clerk at Fisher Fazio Foods in Cleveland. She was a member of Jesus Our Savior Catholic Church in Spencer.
Mrs. Kimmel is survived by her daughter, Agnes Walter of Spencer; grandchildren, Alisa and Adam Walter; sisters-in-law, Bernice Kimmel of Euclid and Lauradel Kimmel of California; and a number of nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 202 E. Main St., Spencer. Father Ronald Bryda will officiate.
Burial: Spencer Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Maude K. Martin
Maude K. Martin, 98, of Seville, died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1999, at Meadowview Care Center in Seville.
She was born in Snyder County, Pa., and was a Medina County resident for 73 years. Mrs. Martin was a member of May Chapter 217 Order of Eastern Star in Seville, Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church and Seville Day Center. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Marlin and Linda Martin of Seville; grandsons and their wives, Brent and Liz Martin, and Aaron and Susanne Martin; and great-grandchildren, Joseph, Hannah and Benjamine Martin.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jesse Martin, in 1965.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, Acme Road in Seville. Pastor Gerald Keller will officiate. An Eastern Star service will be held this evening.
Burial: Jerusalem Lutheran Church Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 4 to 8 p.m. today at Armstrong Funeral Home, 25 Pleasant St., Seville.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9282 Acme Road, Seville, 44273.

John E. McClelland
John E. McClelland, 87, of Medina, passed away peacefully Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999, at Hospice Care Center in Akron after a courageous battle with cancer.
Mr. McClelland was born Jan. 30, 1912, in Broadacre, Ohio, to Frances and Curtis McClelland. He was a Medina County resident for 47 years. Mr. McClelland was owner-operator of Motor Cargo and Consolidated Freightways, retiring in 1968. He was a Teamster. Mr. McClelland was a member of Mt. Zwingli United Church of Christ. He loved the land and was a very good farmer.
Mr. McClelland is survived by his devoted wife of 59-plus years, Janice; daughters, Joyce (Byron) Fike of Medina and J. Earlyne (Ray) Hrbec of Hinckley; son, Robert (Elaine) of Phoenix, Ariz.; grandchildren, Byron Fike, Robert White, Amanda Schritzs, John and David McClelland, and Raelyne and Charlyne Hrbec; 13 great-grandchildren; sister, Dorcus Hendricks of Steubenville; stepdaughters, Sonia and Wendy; stepson, Brian Cavender; nephew, James Totts; and several nieces.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers, Kenneth and Frank.
Service: 11 a.m. Monday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. Pastor Keith Hejnel will officiate.
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice or Mt. Zwingli United Church of Christ, 2172 S. Medina Line Road, Wadsworth, 44281.

James E. Culler
James Earl Culler, 70, of Wadsworth, died Thursday, Nov. 4, 1999, at Altercare.
He was born Dec. 7, 1928. Mr. Culler was a great helper of people.
He is survived by his wife, Dora (Davinson) Culler of Wadsworth; daughters, Dorothy (Homer) Bailey, and Dorothy Andrews; sons, Russell (Janet) Killinger, Frank (Beverly Ann) Killinger and George (Pamela) Killinger; nephew, Patrick Shoemaker; 18 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many nieces and nephews.
Service: 1 p.m. Sunday at Roberts Funeral Home, 9560 Acme Road, Wadsworth. The Rev. Dennis Harris will officiate.
Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Wadsworth.
Visiting hours: 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Lula E. McIe
Lula E. McIe, 84, formerly of Lodi, died Friday Nov. 5, 1999, at Ohio Pythian Sister Home in Medina.
She was born in Diana, W.Va., and had resided in Medina County since 1972. She was a homemaker.
Mrs. McIe is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Howard and Imogene Stout of Lodi; two granddaughters; one great-granddaughter; three great-grandsons; three sisters; and three brothers.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Junior J. McIe.
Service 11 a.m. Monday at Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road, Valley City. The Rev. Richard Steele will officiate.
Burial: Chatham Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Wanda Glenn
Wanda Glenn, 62, of Homer Township, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at her residence.
She was born in Kansas City, Kan., and was a Medina County resident for 40 years, formerly of Chippewa Lake. She was a member of the Church of God in West Salem and Mars Group of Medina. Mrs. Glenn was a driver for the Medina County Society for Handicapped Citizens. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Glenn of Homer; sons, Robert Glenn of Lima and William Glenn of Homer; grandchildren, Robert Jr., Jennifer and Amy Glenn; sisters, Brenda Lee of Medina and Reta Hiraga of Kansas City, Kan.; and brother, Samuel E. Lee Jr. of Shawnee, Kan.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. Glenn Caudill will officiate.
Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery, Kansas City.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Church of God, P.O. Box 391, West Salem, 44287.

Rosa Lettieri
Rosa Lettieri, 75, of Brunswick, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at her home.
She was born May 21, 1924, in Italy. Mrs. Lettieri was a loving grandmother. She worked in the factory at Marlin Manufacturing.
Mrs. Lettieri is survived by her daughter, Lena (Sam) Betti of Brunswick; and son, Vince Lettieri of Brunswick; sister, Gemma Zacchia of Italy; brother, Mario Zacchia of Canada; and grandchildren, Tom and Gina Betti.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Angelo; brother, Joseph; and sisters, Giovannina and Gusseppina.
Service: 10 a.m. Friday at St. Collette Church, 330 W. 130th St., Brunswick. The Rev. Thomas Montavon will officiate.
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick.

Carl D. Cartwright
Carl David Cartwright, 90, died, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at Medina General Hospital.
He was born April 13, 1909, in Charleston, Ind., to William Edward and Margaret (Long) Cartwright. The family moved to Akron in 1917. Dave served in the Ohio National Guard in the late 1920s. He started working at Dave Towell Cadillac in 1943 and retired in the early '70s.
He is survived by his sister, Helen Overfield of Cuyahoga Falls; nieces, Bonnie Paulsen and Lois Kohut; and nephews, Vernon Jividen, Donn Swartz, Donald Overfield and Kenneth Overfield.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mabel (nee Dickerhoff) on Oct. 5, 1998, they were married on Dec. 19, 1939; and sister, Dorothy Jividen.
Services: 1 p.m. Saturday at Prentice Funeral Home, 1154 Kenmore Blvd., Akron. Dr. Jack Dearth will officiate.
Burial: Northlawn Memorial Gardens.
Visiting hours: One hour prior to service at the funeral home.

Vivian J. Clifford
Vivian J. Clifford, 70, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at her residence following a long illness.
She was born on May 23, 1929, in Pennsville, Ohio, to Everett Lyle and Anna Elizabeth Kenney Martin. She was a graduate of Spencer High School and was employed at Associated Charities in Ashland. She was in charge of organizing the annual Christmas Clearing House. She was a member of First United Methodist Church, Sweet Adelines and served as a volunteer at Samaritan Hospital. She served as the first female president of Big Brothers in Ashland and was a former member of Associated Charities. She and her husband opened their home to 25 different international students who attended Ashland University.
She is survived by her husband, Edward J. Clifford, whom she married on Nov. 20, 1948; daughters and sons-in-law, Kathleen A. and Edward Jenkins of Cortland, Ohio, and Jo E. William Briggs of Sunbury; three grandchildren, Jamison and Lisa Jenkins of Mansfield, Alan and Leigh (Jenkins) Toot of Niles and Whitney J. Briggs of Sunbury; one great-grandson, Jamison E. Jenkins II of Mansfield; sister, Ivyl Arnold Padrutt of Ashland; brothers and sisters-in-law, James E. and Darlene Martin of Williamstown, W.Va., and Richard A. and Janet Martin of Greenwood, Ind.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Madelyn Miller Weiss; and brother, Carlin K. Martin.
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Denbow-Primm-Kemery Funeral Home, 313 Center St., Ashland. Chaplain Garry Guiffre will officiate.
Burial: Ashland County Memorial Park.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio Inc., 1605 County Road 1095, Ashland, 44805.

Vivian P. Gladden
Vivian P. Gladden, 88, of Elyria, died Wednesday, Nov. 10, 1999, at Elyria United Methodist Village.
She was born in Indianapolis, Ind., where she was a resident for 82 years. She was a member of West Newton United Methodist Church, Indianapolis, West Newton Order of Eastern Star 489, American Association University Women and Delta Kappa Gamma. Mrs. Gladden attended Blakers Teachers College and received her bachelor's degree from Butler University. She was an elementary school teacher at Decatur Township, Orchard County Day School and Indianapolis Public Schools. She had 30 years in education.
She is survived by her sons, Fred (Sally) Gladden of The Woodlands, Texas, and Joe (Mary) Gladden of Litchfield Township; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F.; granddaughter, Jennifer Gladden; and brother, Earl Powell.
Service: 8 p.m. Saturday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.
Burial: Memorial Park, Indianapolis.
Visiting hours: 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to York United Methodist Church, 6566 Norwalk Road, Medina, 44256.

Kenneth L. Johnson
Kenneth L. Johnson, 85, of Brunswick, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 1999, in Brunswick.
He was born July 10, 1914, in St. Louis, Mo. Mr. Johnson was a U.S. Postal carrier for 20 years and served in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Ferguson, Mo.
He was the gentle and loving father of Robert (Martha) Johnson of Brunswick and Allan (Kay) Johnson of Florissant, Mo.; grandfather of Karen (Sean) McGreer, Tracy (John) Regal, Jennifer (Joseph) Condo, Mark (Cathy) Johnson, David Johnson and Kristen Johnson; and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Helen, to whom he was married 60 years.
Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at White Mullin Mortuary, 118 N. Florrisant Road, Ferguson, Mo.
Burial: Belle Rieve Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, is in charge of local arrangements.

William C. Meszar 
William C. Meszar, 45, of Medina, died Thursday, Nov. 11, 1999, at Medina General Hospital. 
He was born in Cleveland, and was a Medina County resident for 33 years. He was a member of Medina Alliance Church. Mr. Meszar was a steel broker at Debro Truck Services in Litchfield. 
He is survived by his wife, Deborah Meszar (nee Payne) of Medina; sons, Robert, Benjamin and Brynn Meszar, all of Medina; mother, Edna Meszar of Cleveland; godmother, Eleanor Morrison of Brook Park; sisters, Linda L. Redmond (Thomas) of Arizona and Patricia L. Kocanjer (Thomas) of Cleveland; and brother, David J. Meszar (Marla) of Medina. 
Service: 10 a.m. Monday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. The Rev. Dave Wiener will officiate. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Medina Alliance Fellowship Church, 257 S. Court St., Medina, 44256. 


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