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Edna M. Longsdorf 
Edna M. Longsdorf, 76, of Lodi, died Thursday, July 27, 2000, at her residence. 
She was born Sept. 10, 1923, in Wadsworth to Herman Flath and Orpha Odesa. Mrs. Longsdorf was a member of Congregational Church in Lodi and enjoyed sewing and camping. 
She is survived by her husband, Charles Longsdorf, whom she married Dec. 31, 1943; children, Curtis (Helen) Longsdorf of Berea, Carol (Forest) King of Creston and Connie Jones of Lodi; and seven grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her sister, Mary Jane Berkey 
Service: 11 a.m. Saturday at Roberts Funeral Home-Hillcrest Chapel (corner of Acme and Seville roads), Wadsworth. The Rev. Stephen McLaughlin will officiate. 
Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. 
Visiting hours: 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court, Medina, 44256. 

Wanda M. Riggenbach 
Wanda M. Riggenbach, 65, of Chandlersville, died Wednesday, July 26, 2000, at her residence. 
She was born Sept. 2, 1934, in Seville to Ernest Newcomer and Lulu Cox. Mrs. Riggenbach was a choir director and member of Rix Mills Presbyterian Church, co-chair of the Presbyterian Women's Group and a member of Ohio State Home Extension. She was an avid bowler, Red Cross swimming instructor, Farm Bureau member, girls softball coach, Girl Scout leader for many years and a Cub Scout leader. Mrs. Riggenbach was employed at Old Phoenix Bank in Medina and Medina City Schools. 
She is survived by her husband, Willis, whom she married April 16, 1955; sons, Dean (Adrienne) Riggenbach of Medina and Darryl (Barbara) Riggenbach of Columbus; daughters, Darla Wheeler of Lima and Deborah (Thomas) Skala of Newton, Kan.; brother, Wayne Newcomer of Westfield Center; sister, Dorothy Rufener of Wadsworth; and 10 grandchildren. 
Service: 7 p.m. Saturday at Roberts Funeral Home, Wadsworth. The Rev. Chip Steele will officiate. 
Burial: Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Wadsworth. 
Visiting hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. 

Shirley A. Stanko 
Shirley A. Stanko (nee Boggs), 57, of Brunswick, died Wednesday, July 26, 2000, at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights. 
She was born March 20, 1943, in Madison, W.Va., and was a Medina County resident for 27 years. She was a homemaker. 
Mrs. Stanko is survived by her husband, Paul Stanko of Brunswick; sons, Paul Jr. (Maria) of Coral Springs, Fla., and James of Arlington, Texas; brothers, Arnold, Leon and David Boggs; sister, Betty; and grandchildren, Paul, Vincent, Dominic and Nicholas Stanko. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Wesley and Olive Boggs. 
Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick. 
Burial will be private. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 

Shirley A. Stanko 
Shirley A. Stanko (nee Boggs), 57, of Brunswick, died Wednesday, July 26, 2000, at Southwest General Health Center in Middleburg Heights. 
She was born March 20, 1943, in Madison, W.Va., and was a Medina County resident for 27 years. She was a homemaker. 
Mrs. Stanko is survived by her husband, Paul Stanko of Brunswick; sons, Paul Jr. (Maria) of Coral Springs, Fla., and James of Arlington, Texas; brothers, Arnold, Leon and David Boggs; sister, Betty; and grandchildren, Paul, Vincent, Dominic and Nicholas Stanko. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Wesley and Olive Boggs. 
Service: 10 a.m. today at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick. 
Burial will be private. 

Eva M. Yoder 
Eva Marie Yoder (nee Clifford), 95, of Chatham Township, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2000, at the Ohio Pythian Sisters Home in Medina. 
She was born March 9,1905, in Chatham to William and Ursulla (Winters) Clifford and lived in Litchfield for 43 years before moving to Chatham five years ago. Mrs. Yoder was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing and gardening. She was a member of Black River Church of the Brethren, Litchfield Sewing Club, Litchfield Garden Club, and was active with the Litchfield park and cemetery associations. 
Mrs. Yoder is survived by her daughters: Mrs. Harold (Dorothe) Shelhorn and Mrs. Leonard (Delma) Lance, of Chatham; grandchildren, Bonnie Lance (Marvin) Farren, Ronald (Cindy) Shelhorn and Cindi Shelhorn (Brian) King; and great-grandchildren, Arianne Shelhorn (Scott) Newman, Eric Shelhorn, and Mitch and Mike Farren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Atlee in 1981; grandson, Jerry Shelhorn in 1985; 10 brothers; and one sister. 
Service: 11 a.m. Monday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. The Rev. Mark Teal will officiate. 
Burial: Chatham Cemetery. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Black River Church of the Brethren, 10322 Old Mill Road, Spencer, 44275; or Litchfield Fire & Rescue Association, P.O. Box 177, Litchfield, 44253; or Chatham Fire & Rescue Squad, c/o Kathi Eaken, 8130 Spencer Lake Road, Medina, 44256.

Johnny Hodge 
Johnny Hodge, 58, of Brunswick, passed away unexpectedly Friday, June 23, 2000, in Middleburg Heights. 
He was born July 15, 1941, in Morristown, Tenn. He was a retired Industrial Plastic factory worker. 
He was the beloved husband of 33 years of Donna (nee Graham) Hodge; loving father of Mike and Shelly; father-in-law of Melissa; and grandfather of Joshua, Samantha and Shawn; all of whom reside in Brunswick. He was the dear son of Cora Mae and Archie Twitty of Knoxville, Tenn.; brother of H.R. (Marlene) Twitty, Douglas (Pat) Twitty and Marsha (James) Webster; uncle of nine; and friend to countless others. He brought joy to many and will be truly missed. 
Service: 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Donald Pongallo will officiate. 
Burial: Eastlawn Memory Gardens. 
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road (state Route 303 at Interstate 71). 

Charles Howell Jr. 
Charles Howell Jr., 79, of Louisville, Ohio, passed away Friday, June 23, 2000, at the Hudson Elms Nursing Home. 
He was born April 10, 1921, to Martha and Charles Howell Sr. He worked for the Ashland Oil Refinery, retiring in 1963 after 27 years of service. He was an Army Air Corps veteran, having served in World War II. He was a member of the F.O.E. #2374 and Christ United Methodist Church in Louisville. 
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Douglas Stephen of Hudson; son and daughter-in-law, the Rev. David and Sue Howell of Lodi; sister, Elsie Dye of Louisville, Ky.; brother, Stanley Howell of Centerville; and grandchildren, Darin and Drew Howell, and Shannon and Kelly Stovall. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene, in 1994; sister, Evelyn Busam; and brother, Edward Howell. 
Memorial service: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Stier-Israel Funeral Home in Louisville, Ohio. The Rev. David Howell will officiate. 
Interment: 11 a.m. Thursday, Columbia Cemetery, Columbia, Ky. 
Visiting hours: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lander School Library or Lodi United Methodist Church. 

Jeffrey A. Leckie 
Jeffrey A. Leckie, 56, of Medina, died Friday, June 23, 2000, at Southwest General Health Center, Middleburg Heights. 
He was born in Rome, N.Y., and was a Medina County resident for 24 years. He was a member of United Church of Christ Congregational, Suburban R.C. Flyers Radio Control Club and Rustic Hills Country Club. He enjoyed his family, boating and golfing. Mr. Leckie was a salesman for Jomar International. He served as a captain in the U.S. Air Force. 
He is survived by his wife, Lynn (nee Brown) Leckie of Medina; son, Jeffrey (Shelly) Leckie of Medina; son-in-law, Pat Griffor of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Tonjia, Sydney and Brandon; and brother, R. William Leckie Jr. of Toronto, Ontario. 
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Kimberly Griffor. 
Service: 11 a.m. today at United Church of Christ Congregational, 217 E. Liberty St., Medina. Dr. Theodore Elsenheimer will officiate. 
There will be no visiting hours. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2000 E. 9th St., Cleveland, 44115. 
Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, is handling arrangements. 

Chester D. Firestone 
Chester D. Firestone, 94, of Wooster, died Wednesday, March 29, 2000, at his home. 
He was born March 3, 1906, in Chester Township in Wayne County to William A. and Clara Dintaman Firestone. Mr. Firestone was a graduate of Chester High School and the College of Wooster with a bachelor of science in math. He earned his master's degree in chemistry from Ohio State University. He was a lifetime farmer and taught high school in Congress, Rittman, Chester and Northwestern districts, and also worked with the Federal Land Bank. 
In 1933 he coached the championship baseball team from Congress High School. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, where he taught Sunday school, served on the church council and sang in the choir. He also was a member of the Wayne County and Ohio State Jersey Cattle Clubs, past member of the Izaak Walton League, New Pittsburg Lions Club, New Pittsburg Cemetery Board, Wayne County Historical Society, Chester Grange, and Wayne County Retired Teachers. Mr. Firestone was inducted into the Wayne County Sports Hall of Fame in 1994. 
He is survived by his daughter, Mrs. Don "Rebecca" Hershey of Wooster; daughter-in-law, Jane Firestone of Lima; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Mary Taylor and Odella Reichert, both of Wooster, Betty Reichert of West Salem, and Marguerite Baker of Brevard, N.C. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther Norton Firestone, in 1995, whom he married on June 14, 1932; son, Daniel; and sister, Naomi Kinney. 
Service: 2 p.m. Sunday at McIntire, Davis & Greene Funeral Home, 216 E. Lariwell St., Wooster. The Rev. Paul Schmidt will officiate. 
Burial: New Pittsburg Cemetery. 
Visiting hours: 6 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. 
Those who wish to make contributions in his memory may do so to: New Pittsburg Lions Club c/o Gene Imhoff, 7356 Ashland Road; New Pittsburg Cemetery Association, c/o Eloise Snoddy, 11001 Ashland Road; Izaak Walton League, 4902 Emalene Road; or to Hospice of Wayne County, 2525 A Back Orrville Road. All addresses in Wooster, 44691. 

Martha M. Smith 
Martha M. Smith (nee Mahnke), 88, has died. 
She was the beloved wife of the late Otto J.; mother of Gerald, Lester, Marlene, Dale and Kenneth; loving grandmother of 11; and great-grandmother; dear sister of Margaret Clark, Herman Mahnke, Lillian Mahnke, and the late Fred, John and William Mahnke, and Anna Kohler. 
Service: 11 a.m. Monday at St. Mary Church, Berea. 
Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Chambers Funeral Home, 86 Adalbert St., Berea. 

Margaret A. Temkovits 
Margaret A. Temkovits, 86, of Brunswick, died Thursday, March 30, 2000, in Brunswick. 
She was born April 6, 1913, in Cleveland and was a Medina County resident for five years. Miss Temkovits was a homemaker. 
She is survived by her nephew, David C. Blackmore of Brunswick; grandnephews, David C. (Becky) Blackmore, Michael W. Blackmore and Todd (Marla) Blackmore; grandniece, Deborah J. (William) Morgan; great-grandnieces, Megan and Sarah; great-great-grandnieces, Madison and Eleana; and great-great-grandnephew, Austin. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Julia (nee Dunn) Temkovits; sisters, Florence Temkovits and Helen Blackmore; brothers, Albert, Carl, Raymond and Edwin Temkovits. 
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at St. Ambrose Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick. 
Burial: Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, Cleveland. 
Visiting hours: 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Waite & Son Funeral Home, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road (state Route 303 at Interstate 71).

Patrick J. Peebles Jr. 
Patrick Joseph Peebles Jr., 26, of Brunswick, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, in Brunswick Hills Township. 
He was born March 7, 1974, in Cleveland and was a lifetime Medina County resident. He was an electrician for SF & C Electric. 
Mr. Peebles is survived by his father, Patrick Joseph Peebles Sr. of Cambridge; stepmother, Sandra Peebles of Cambridge; mother, Pauline Pasquarelli of Brunswick; stepfather, Dave Anderson of Brunswick; daughter, Kayla Marie Peebles of Brunswick; son, Kody Joseph Peebles of Brunswick; brothers, Jay Allen (Amanda) Peebles and Jeffrey Robert Peebles, both of Brunswick; sisters, Jeannette Marie (Wally) Sobczyk of Brunswick and Paulina (fiancé Scott) Peebles of Cleveland; Melissa Hall, mother of Kayla and Kody; Grandma Pasquarelli; and many nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles. 
Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road (state Route 303 at Interstate 71), Brunswick. 
Burial: Holy Cross Cemetery, Brook Park. 
Visiting hours: 1 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 
Contributions may be made to Melissa Hall for Kayla and Kody. 

Margaret A. Temkovits 
Margaret A. Temkovits, 86, of Brunswick, died Thursday, March 30, 2000, in Brunswick. 
She was born April 6, 1913, in Cleveland and was a Medina County resident for five years. Miss Temkovits was a homemaker. 
She is survived by her nephew, David C. Blackmore of Brunswick; grandnephews, David C. (Becky) Blackmore, Michael W. Blackmore and Todd (Marla) Blackmore; grandniece, Deborah J. (William) Morgan; great-grandnieces, Megan and Sarah; great-great-grandnieces, Madison and Eleana; and great-great-grandnephew, Austin. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, Michael and Julia (nee Dunn) Temkovits; sisters, Florence Temkovits and Helen Blackmore; brothers, Albert, Carl, Raymond and Edwin Temkovits. 
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. today at St. Ambrose Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick. 
Burial: Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, Cleveland.

Ben H. Gregory 
Ben H. Gregory, 72, of Brunswick, died Monday, April 3, 2000, in Brunswick. 
He was born July 7, 1927, in Dixon Springs, Tenn., and was a Medina County resident since 1957. Mr. Gregory was an electrician and member of United Auto Workers Local 217, where he was treasurer and trustee. 
He is survived by his loving, lifelong companion and friend, Evelyn Hill of Brunswick; daughters, Sherry Oliver, Deborah Horsch and Candace Gregory, all of Florida; grandchildren, Brian and Lisa Oliver, Stacy and Rebecca Perrotte, Jerime and Alexis O'Connor, and David Ables; great-grandchildren, Cassidy and Ashley; mother, Pearl Gregory of Dixon Springs; sisters, Mary Nell Cunningham of Hartsville, Tenn., and Janice Power of Cookeville, Tenn.; nieces, Anna Fine and Tina Glarza; and good friends, Art (Helen) Davis and Jim (Laurie) Thornberry. 
Service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road (state Route 303 at Interstate 71). The Rev. Don Pongallo of Grace Baptist Church will officiate. 

Hayden H. Hier 
Hayden H. Hier, 83, of Hinckley Township, died Sunday, April 2, 2000, in Hinckley. 
Mr. Hier was born April 10, 1916, in Hinckley, where he was a lifetime resident. He was a construction foreman for Krill Construction Co. He served in the U.S. Army in World War II. He enjoyed fishing and gardening. 
He is survived by his wife, Shirley (nee Keiter) Hier of Hinckley, to whom he was married 50 years; sons, Kurt D. Hier of Parma Heights and David B. (Mary Lou) Hier of Parma; daughters, Karen E. Dixon of Sharon Center and Lou A. (Anthony) Meglich of Sharon Township; and grandchildren, Brandi, Amy, Alan, Kelly, George, Marliese, Kimberly and Kenny. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alonzo and Resa Hier; sisters, Lereita Hier and Evelyn (James) Murphy; and brother, Frank Hier. 
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road (state Route 303 at Interstate 71). 
Burial: Maple Hill Cemetery. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina, 44256. 

Lonzo M. Miller 
Lonzo M. Miller, 67, of Sebring, Fla., died Saturday, April 1, 2000, in Tampa, Fla. 
He was born in Webster Springs, W.Va., and was a Medina County resident for 49 years. Mr. Miller was employed as a machinist at General Motors for 31 years. He was co-owner of Keeks Kones and a member of Odd Fellows in Webster Springs. Mr. Miller served in the U.S. Army. 
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Miller (nee Johnson) of Sebring; daughters, Konnie (Terry) Young and Karin (Mark) Davis, both of Medina, Denise (Mark) Kisilewicz of Seville and Jackie (Adam) Karras of Brook Park; sons, Kenny (Carol) Miller of Lodi, Kris Miller of Lebanon, Ohio, and David (Linda) Uehlein and Robert Uehlein, both of Strongsville; mother-in-law, Kathryn Schartman of Olmsted Falls; sister, Sue Heimiller of Elm Grove, W.Va.; brother, Van (Bertha) Miller of Medina; grandchildren, Teresa, Heidi, Sarah, Jason, Stephanie, Katie, Natasha, Miranda, Michael, Brandon, Justin and John; great-grandchildren, Korrie and Kyle. 
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Eva Miller; sisters, Esta Pelky and Goldie; and brother, Lloyd Miller. 
Service: 1 p.m. Friday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St. Pastor David Shimp will officiate. 
Burial: Litchfield Cemetery. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. 

Glady M. Carr 
Glady M. Carr, 93, formerly of Lodi, died Sunday, April 9, 2000, at Winchester Terrace, Mansfield. 
She was born Jan. 5, 1907, in Chatham Township to Milo and Lucy Bibbins Miller. Mrs. Carr was a former member of Lodi American Legion Auxiliary and Lodi Community Hospital Auxiliary. She was a Red Cross volunteer and member of Lodi United Methodist Church. Mrs. Carr was a homemaker. 
She is survived by her daughters, Marie (Walter) Allen of Ashland and Joanne (Jack) Burrell of Floral City, Fla.; stepdaughter-in-law, Eleanor Carr of Lodi; brother, Richard Miller of Wadsworth; eight grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ward Carr, whom she married on March 2, 1927, in Spencer; son, Blake; stepsons, Wallace and Millard "Bob" Carr; two stepgranddaughters; sisters, X Bryant, Lucille Welsh and Helen House; and brothers, Bruce and Joe Miller. 
Service: 3 p.m. Friday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 210 Medina St., Lodi. The Rev. David Howell of Lodi will officiate. 
Burial: Chatham Cemetery. 
Visiting hours: 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. 
The family suggests memorial contribution may be made to Lodi United Methodist Church, 320 Medina St., Lodi, 44254. 

Edward E. Chapman 
Edward E. Chapman, 77, of Akron, formerly of Brunswick, died Sunday, April 9, 2000, at Akron City Hospital. 
He was born Dec. 18, 1922, in Akron and was retired after 37 years as a machinist at Cleveland Pneumatic Tool in Cleveland. He was a member of Kenmore Senior Citizens and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. 
Mr. Chapman is survived by his wife, Helen of Akron, whom he married on Feb. 3, 1967; daughters, Karen (Dr. Michael) Carlson of Brunswick and Bonnie Chapman of Hanoverton; stepson, James DeHart; brothers, William Chapman and George Chapman, both of Akron, Harry "Jake" Chapman of Canal Fulton, Robert "Butch" Chapman of Clinton and James Chapman of Green; sister, Virginia Chapman of Manchester; and four grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Julia; daughter, Shirley Hofer; stepdaughter, JoAnne Gardi; and granddaughter, Darla Hofer. 
Service: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road, Medina. Dr. Michael E. Carlson will officiate. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. 

Donald H. Gardner 
Donald H. Gardner, 69, of Medina, died Saturday, April 8, 2000, at Akron City Hospital. 
He was born in Klamath Falls, Ore., and was a Medina County resident for 29 years. He was a longtime member of Medina United Methodist Church, where he served in many capacities. Mr. Gardner was an avid model railroad and sports car enthusiast and member of Medina Roadrunners. He was a retired manager of research and development for Bell & Howell Publication Services Co. Mr. Gardner was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War. 
He is survived by his wife, Mary Gardner (nee McLellan) of Medina; sons, Jeff Gardner of Tampa, Fla., and Steve (Barbara) Gardner of Gardnerville, Nev.; grandchildren, Mindy, Joshua and Jessica; great-grandchild, Sterling; sister, Mary Friel of Willoughby; and nieces and nephews. 
Service: 11 a.m. today at Medina United Methodist Church, 260 S. Court St. The Rev. Irwin Jennings will officiate. 
Burial: Shenango Valley Cemetery in Pennsylvania. 
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Medina United Methodist Church Elevator Fund. 
Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. 

JoAnn O. Ribar 
JoAnn O. Ribar (nee O'Malley), 79, of Valley City, passed away Friday, April 7, 2000, at Medina General Hospital, from multiple health conditions. 
She was born in Cleveland and lived in Valley City since 1955. She graduated from West Tech High School and Dyke Business School with a degree in accounting and business. Mrs. Ribar was extremely active in the community for more than 45 years and held key positions in various organizations, helping implement many influential changes in the aspects of Medina County. 
She helped organize, run and volunteered her time throughout her life in the following organizations: Medina County Red Cross; American and Medina County Heart Association; Brownies, Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts of America; PTA; Medina General Hospital, in many departments and capacities; Medina County Resource Council; Northern Medina County United Way; Medina County Food Pantry; Medina County District Library; Medina County Senior Citizens; Medina County bloodmobile; Northern Ohio Metro-Housing; Medina County Drug Task Force; Medina Adult Literacy Program; Medina County Sheriff's Committee, Serviceman Disaster/Emergency hot line, Metropolitan Health Planning and Advisory Committee; and Medina County Organization on Volunteering. Mrs. Ribar was an active member of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Valley City. 
She is survived by her children, Frank W. Farkas of Valley City, John A. (Crystal) Ribar of Fort Collins, Colo., Janet (Bruce) Gordon of Brunswick, Patricia Long of Rocky River and Richard A. (Teresa) of Brunswick; longtime and dear friends, Donald (Christine) Jones of Port Washington, Wis., and Mary E. Calabrese of Brook Park; grandchildren, Melissa M. (nee Farkas) Gallagher, Tess, Zachary, Samantha, Shawn, William and Rachel Ribar, Samual, Susan and Stephen Sedlak, Christopher and Karen Gordon, and Kevin and Kimberly Jones; brothers, Alfred "Bud" (Rose) O'Malley of Erie, Pa., and Darrell O'Malley; and sister, Grace Gallagher of Parma. 
Mrs. Ribar was preceded in death by her husband, John J. Ribar, in 1982; son George A. Ribar; and brothers, Jack and George O'Malley. 
Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 1842 Station Road, Valley City. Those attending the Mass should meet at the church. 
Interment: Following church service at Eastlawn Memory Garden, 2869 E. Grafton Road, Brunswick, beside her beloved husband. 
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road (one-half mile south of state Route 303 and Center Road), Brunswick. 
A reception, following the graveside service, will be held at the funeral home. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Red Cross, Medina County Chapter, 333 E. Smith Road, Medina, 44256, Medina General Hospital, 1000 E. Washington St., Medina, 44256, or St. Joseph's Little Indian School, North Main Street, Chamberlain, SD 57326. 

Charles S. Roush 
Charles S. Roush, 81, formerly of El Paso, Texas, died Saturday, April 8, 2000, at Willowood Care Center of Brunswick. 
He was born June 12, 1918, in Cincinnati. Mr. Roush was a member of Teamsters and an avid train collector. He was a retired truck driver for Santa Fe Co. 
He is survived by his wife, Geneva; daughter, Marie Kovach of Brunswick; brother, Ralph Roush of Cincinnati; grandchildren, Stephen Kovach and Shary Kovach; and longtime friend, Don Kappel. 
He was preceded in death by his parents. 
Service: 11 a.m. today at Carlson, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road (one-half mile south of state Route 303), Brunswick. 
Burial: Lutheran Memorial Cemetery, Hinckley Township. 

Paul M. Schroeder 
Paul M. Schroeder, 51, of Strongsville, died Sunday, April 9, 2000, in Westlake. 
He was born Sept. 27, 1948, and was a member of Rustic Hills Country Club and McNicholas High School Hall of Fame. Mr. Schroeder graduated from Miami University and recently retired from Brunswick schools, where he was a teacher and coach. 
Mr. Schroeder is survived by his wife, Linda of Strongsville; daughter, Nicole Latchford of Avon; son, Paul Jr. of Strongsville; sisters, Jean Melville of Southgate, Ky., Margie Urlage of Venice, Fla., and Nancy Mallery of Fort Thomas, Ky.; and mother and father-in-law, Michael and Lydia Pankiw of Parma. 
He was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Schroeder; and parents, Joseph and Margaret Schroeder. 
Mass: 10 a.m. Thursday at St. John Neumann Church, 16271 Pearl Road, Strongsville. 
Burial: Woodvale Cemetery, Middleburg Heights. 
Visiting hours: 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Jardine Funeral Home, 14701 Pearl Road, Strongsville. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the Paul Schroeder Scholarship Fund, c/o Brunswick City Schools, 3643 Center Road, Brunswick, 44212.


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