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Carl S. Frost
Carl Spencer Frost, 85, of Sanford, Fla., died Sat. Nov. 1, 1997.
He was born in Conesus, N.Y., and moved from Ohio to central Florida in 1992. Mr. Frost was a clergyman and a member of Chapel Hill Baptist Church. He was also a member of the National Riflemen's Association.
He is survived by his wife, Julia Frost of Sanford; sons, Ken Frost of Sanford and Robert Frost of Lodi; daughter, Shirley Dillard of West Salem; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Memorial service: 10:30 a.m. Sunday at Church of the Open Door in Lodi.
Baldwin-Fairchild-Oaklawn Park Cemetery and Funeral Home, 5000 County Road 46A, Lake Mary, FL 32773, is in charge of arrangements.

Catharine M. Honeywell
Catharine M. Honeywell (nee Martin), 88, of Medina, died Saturday, Nov. 1, 1997, at Hospice Center, Copley.
Born in Springfield Lake, Ohio, on Dec. 16, 1908, she had been a resident of Bath for many years and a resident of Medina County for seven years. Mrs. Honeywell was a member of Unitarian Universalist Church in Fairlawn. She was a graduate of Stetson University in Deland, Fla. She enjoyed her garden clubs in Medina and Rogers, Ark., and other community organizations. Mrs. Honeywell was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority. She had retired as an elementary school teacher in Akron in 1972 and was retired from the Summit County library staff.
Mrs. Honeywell is survived by her daughters, Suzanne (Glenn) Rand of Seville and Sally (Kenneth) Puntel of North Royalton; grandsons, Mark Rand, Mitchell Andrew Dunasky and Michael Anthony Dunasky; and great-granddaughter, Jennifer Rand.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Alba M.; son, Alba Martin Honeywell; and parents, William and Clara Sorrick Martin.
Memorial service: 11 a.m. Thursday at Unitarian Universalist Church, 330 Moorewood Road, Fairlawn. The Rev. Nancy Arnold will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Visiting Nurses Service, 3358 Ridgewood Road, Akron 44333.
Local arrangements are being handled by Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel.

Deborah A. Jakabcic
Deborah Ann Jakabcic, 37, of Brunswick, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 1997, at her residence.
She was born at Fairview Park Hospital and was a lifetime resident of Brunswick. Ms. Jakabcic enjoyed computers, shopping, collecting angels and watching movies. She previously was a 10-year GTE customer service representative before returning to education at Baldwin-Wallace College.
Ms. Jakabcic held three associate's degrees from Cuyahoga Community College. Her degrees were in business management, business marketing and associate arts. Ms. Jakabcic was attending Baldwin-Wallace before her illness. She was Ms. Wheelchair Ohio 1985-1986, Brunswick Jaycee's Woman of the Year in 1985 and she won the Edmond ''Skip'' Lukas Award in 1987 in the Medina County Open Forum. Ms. Jakabcic was the national GTE employee of the year in 1984. She was a volunteer for the Society for the Handicapped and a public speaker for the advocacy for the disabled.
Ms. Jakabcic is survived by her parents, Sam and Elizabeth (nee Gopel) Jakabcic of Brunswick; brother, Sam (Margret) Jakabcic Jr. of Brunswick; sisters, Susan (Stephen) Hambley of Brunswick, Cyndi (Tim) Fraser of Corning, N.Y. and Jeanne (Dave) Hardy of Morehead City, N.C.; and nieces and nephews, Madison and Samuel III Jakabcic, Jamie and Lori Fraser, and Peter, Nicholas, Kenneth and Daniel Hardy.
Service: 11 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1600 Pearl Road, Brunswick. The Rev. Scott Henderson will officiate.
Burial: Hinckley Lutheran Cemetery, Hinckley Township.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1600 Pearl Road, Brunswick.

Josephine M. Vidmar
Josephine M. Vidmar, 80, of Brunswick, died Monday, Nov. 3, 1997, at Willowood Nursing Home.
She was born in Cleveland on Nov. 6, 1916, and was a Medina County resident for 45 years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Brunswick Seniors.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Vidmar of Brunswick; daughters, Josephine (Richard) Millgate and Mary Jane (Marty) Baytos, both of Brunswick; son, Joseph (Sheila) Vidmar of Medina; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother; and two sisters.
Service: 8 p.m. Wednesday at Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick. Fr. Thomas Montavon will officiate.
Burial: Sunset Memorial.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Patricia A. Ault
Patricia A. Ault, 66, of Medina, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997.
She was born in Akron and had been a Medina County resident for many years. Mrs. Ault was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and the Star of the Sea rosary club. She was a retired telephone operator for GTE.
Mrs. Ault is survived by her mother, Catherine Ferguson of Medina; son and daughter-in-law, Joseph (Michele) Ault of Rittman; daughter, Mary Bennett of Delaware, Ohio; daughters and sons-in-law Connie (Keith) Garnes and Maxine (Glenn) Berdorf, all of Medina; daughter, Laura Cristell of Lodi; brother, Robert Ferguson of Medina; sister, Mary Lou Cirignano of Barberton; and 13 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold; father, Max; sons-in-law, Ralph Burge and Terry Cristell; and daughter, Diana L.
Service: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 606 E. Washington St., Medina. Fr. Robert Burge and Fr. Stephen Kaminski will officiate.
Burial: Waltz Cemetery, Lafayette Township.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 3477 Medina Road (state Route 18 and River Styx Road), Medina.

Jan Hower Dahl
Jan Hower Dahl, 53, of Oberlin, died Sunday Nov. 2, 1997, at her home after a three-year struggle with Lou Gherig's Disease.
She was born on Jan. 15, 1944, in Lodi and had been a resident of Oberlin since 1972. She received her bachelor's degree in art from Ohio State University in 1967. She was employed at Oberlin College for 15 years as an administrative technician. Ms. Dahl was a member of Christ Epsicopal Church in Oberlin, and enjoyed artwork, reading and gardening. If she had one contribution to society, it was her art work.
She is survived by her daughters, Mrs. Michael (Sarah) Sittinger of Oberlin, Stacy Dahl of Vienna, Austria, and Rachel Dahl of Fort Benning, Ga.; son, Chris Dahl of Winona, Minn.; sisters, Anne MacLeod of Orange Park, Fla., and Betsy Hower of Jacksonville, Fla.; twin sister, Jill Marthey of Orrville; and grandsons, Jonathan Christopher Dahl and Max Otto Sittinger.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Maude Hower.
Memorial service: 2 p.m. Sunday at Christ Episcopal Church, 162 S. Main St., Oberlin. Fr. Brian K. Wilbert will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to New Life Hospice, 5255 N. Abbe Road, Elyria 44035, or the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Association, 21021 Ventura Blvd., Suite 321, Woodland Hills, CA 91364.
Dicken Funeral Home in Elyria is handling arrangements.

Harriet J. Haumesser
Harriet J. Haumesser, 88, of Medina, died Monday, Nov. 3, 1997, at Sophia Huntington Parker Home, Medina.
Mrs. Haumesser was born on Nov. 16, 1908, in Valley City, to George and Josephine Weigel. She had resided in Medina County all her life. She was a former member of Immaculate Conception Church, Grafton, and the church's Altar and Rosary Society. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church, Medina. Mrs. Haumesser had been employed at the former H.W. Madison Co. and the former Roper Steak House, both in Medina. She retired from the former Conley's store in Medina in 1979. Several of Mrs. Haumesser's hobbies included crossword and jigsaw puzzles, gardening and baking.
She is survived by her children, David and Wilma Haumesser of York Township, Joan and Clifford Thierry of Elyria and Carol and Seth Swain of Medina; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Emil Haumesser in February 1997; two brothers; and five sisters.
Mass: 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Martin Catholic Church, 1824 Station Road, Valley City. The Revs. Thomas Dunphy and Mark Hollis will officiate.
Burial: St. Martin Church Cemetery, Valley City.
Visiting Hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road, Valley City.
Harriet's family would like to ''thank'' the employees of Country Estate in Litchfield Township, where she resided for three years, for their loving care during her stay. The family would also like to extend their appreciation to Sophia Huntington Parker Home, Evergreen Rehab and Care Center and Medina General Hospital for their kindness, love and attention during her recent illness.
Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to Sophia Huntington Parker Home, 635 N. Huntington St., Medina 44256.

Edward R. Kidney
Edward Raymond Kidney, 69, of Homerville, passed away Monday, Nov. 3, 1997, at his home following a sudden illness.
Born on July 28, 1928, to William and Bertha Kidney, he had resided in Olmsted Falls before moving to Homerville 32 years ago. Mr. Kidney was a retired heavy equipment operator and enjoyed farming and working with tractors.
Mr. Kidney is survived by his daughter, Donna Perkins of Ashland; sons, Raymond of Polk, Dale of West Salem and David of Homerville; five grandchildren; and brothers, Bernard Kidney of Wellington, Gilbert Kidney of LaGrange, Kenneth Kidney of West Canaan, Ohio, and Lester Kidney of Wooster.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Parker & Son Funeral Home, 202 E. Main St., Spencer.
Burial: Chatham Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Josephine M. Vidmar
Josephine M. Vidmar, 80, of Brunswick, died Monday, Nov. 3, 1997, at Willowood Nursing Home.
She was born in Cleveland on Nov. 6, 1916, and was a Medina County resident for 45 years. She was a homemaker and a member of the Brunswick Seniors.
She is survived by her husband, Joseph Vidmar of Brunswick; daughters, Josephine (Richard) Millgate and Mary Jane (Marty) Baytos, both of Brunswick; son, Joseph (Sheila) Vidmar of Medina; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother; and two sisters.
Service: 8 p.m. today at Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick. Fr. Thomas Montavon will officiate.
Burial: Sunset Memorial.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital in Memphis, Tenn.

Bruce D. Barnes
Bruce D. Barnes, 75, of West Salem, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997, at his home.
He was born on Jan. 13, 1922, in Akron, to Clinton and Laura (Barton) Barnes. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Mr. Barnes retired July 31, 1987, from Medina and Lodi Auto Parts where he worked for 32 years. He was a member of the NRA and enjoyed the outdoors.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Rebecca and Michael Wearsch of Norwalk; son and daughter-in-law, Clinton and Lisa Barnes of Texas; three grandchildren; brother, Alan Barnes of West Salem; and sister, Lois Wood of Arizona.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers; and two sisters.
Service: 11 a.m. Friday at Matteson Funeral Home, 40 Congress St., West Salem. Pastor Robert Homes will officiate.
Interment: West Salem Cemetery where military rites will be conducted by James Stevenson American Legion Post 499 of West Salem.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, Wayne County Branch, P.O. Box 267, Wooster 44691.

Donald R. Dilworth
Donald R. Dilworth, 90, of Wadsworth, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997, at Hospice Care Center in Copley.
Born on May 29, 1907, in Akron, he was a lifetime member of First Christian Church and a member of the 20-year club at Babcock and Wilcox. Mr. Dilworth was a payroll supervisor at Babcock and Wilcox, retiring in 1969 with 28 years' service.
He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Alice M. (nee Oaks); sons, Donald Dzuro and Jack (Gerry) Dzuro, both of Akron, and Kenneth (Sallie) Dilworth of Wadsworth; daughters, Betty (Jerry) McCarty of Tallmadge and Donna Moutes and Nancy (Jim) Noe, both of Wadsworth; 15 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Della and Charles; brother, Wilbert; and grandson, David McCarty.
Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Wadsworth First Christian Church, Boyer at High Street. The Rev. James L. Singleton and Pastor Leslie F. Critchfield will officiate.
Entombment: Greenlawn Memorial Park, Akron.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wadsworth First Christian Church, 116 E. Boyer St., Wadsworth 44281, or Hospice Care Center, 3358 Ridgewood Road, Akron 44333.

Viviane J. Jeung
Viviane J. Jeung (Jsang), 68, of Brunswick, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997.
Born in Canton, China, she had been a Medina County resident for 19 years. Mrs. Jeung came to the United States in 1951 and became a naturalized citizen in October 1962. She had an appreciation of oriental and classical music. She was an expert seamstress, and enjoyed raising her family and loving her grandchildren. Mrs. Jeung was a wonderful helper in her husband's hand laundry, Ahman, in Lakewood. She then became owner and chef of Lychee Yin Restaurant in University Heights from 1967 to 1978. She was also the owner and chef for 17 years at On-On Restaurant in Brunswick.
Mrs. Jeung is survived by her husband, King M. of Brunswick, whom she married Jan. 24, 1950, in Hong Kong; daughter, Ling (Michael) Chamberlain of Berwyn, Pa.; sons, S. Kein (Mee Lee) of Brookfield, Wis., and S. On (Shirley) of Medina; and grandchildren, Cara, Christa and Amy Chamberlain and Erica, Kristin, Michael, Wah and Mei Jeung. She was the beloved aunt of many.
Mrs. Jeung was preceded in death by her parents, Gow Hee and Yee Noy (Lam) Jsang.
Service: 1 p.m. Saturday at Westpark Cemetery, Cleveland.
Visiting hours: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Attention Kert Treisegke, Donation Department, Elm and Carlton Street, Buffalo, NY 14263.

Grace Kintop
Grace Kintop, 78, of Brunswick, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997, at Medina General Hospital.
She was the beloved wife of Edward (deceased); dear mother of Terry Hargrove of New Jersey, Daniel E. (deceased), Vicki (Rich) Patch of Chippewa Lake, David (Susan) of North Ridgeville, Russell (Cindy) of Medina and Barbara of Brunswick; grandmother of Shelley and Steve; great-grandmother of Tori and Deric; and sister of Ruth Gedeon (deceased), Virginia Komar, Robert Gedeon, and Dolores Gordon.
Services: 10 a.m. Saturday at Donald A. Faulhaber Funeral Home, 7915 Broadview Road (at Sprague), and 11 a.m. at St. Ambrose Church, 929 Pearl Road, Brunswick.
Interment: Eastlawn Memory Gardens.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Paul A. Marchus
Paul A. Marchus, 80, of Medina, died Tuesday, Nov. 4, 1997, at Medina General Hospital.
He was born in Sandusky on Dec. 31, 1916, and had been a Medina County resident for 10 years. Mr. Marchus was a member of Holy Martyrs Catholic Church, Medina Chapter of the Red Cross, Elks Club of Sandusky, AARP, and Boy Scouts of America for 41 years. He had been an Eagle Scout and president of Circle of Friends. Mr. Marchus had been an accountant for M.A. Hanna Co. in Cleveland, and served in the U.S. Army Air Corp during World War II.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Richard (Greta) Marchus of Concord, Ohio; daughters and sons-in-law, Patricia (Herman) Sohar and Cindy (James) Gebbie, all of Medina; and eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret M.; and sister, Dorothy Senesh.
Mass: 10 a.m. Saturday at Holy Martyrs Catholic Church, 3100 S. Weymouth Road, Medina. The Rev. Fr. Robert Pfeiffer will officiate.
Burial: St. Francis Xavier Church Cemetery, Medina.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Medina Chapel, 765 N. Court St.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Cedar Locust Building, 157 W. Cedar St., Suite 206, Akron 44307.

Herbert Blevins
Herbert ''Herbie'' Blevins, 40, of Elyria, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997, at his home after an 18-month illness.
Born in Warren, he was an Elyria resident for 22 years and spent most of his life in the Elyria/Grafton area. Mr. Blevins was employed as a truck driver at Del Lumber Co. in Elyria for 14 years. He was a member of Elyria Moose Lodge 778, an avid classic automobile lover, and enjoyed hunting.
Mr. Blevins is survived by his wife of 22 years, Priscilla (nee Jones); daughters, Lacie O'Neill and Stacie O'Neill, both of Elyria; two grandchildren; mother, Anna Haskiell of Brunswick; sisters Rebecca Henney of New Orleans, La., and Tammie Borowski and Kim Sturgess, both of Medina; brother, Robert Haskiell of Brunswick; and grandmother, Clara Haskiell of Morgantown, W.Va.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Haskiell, in 1990.
Service: 11 a.m Saturday at the David Bogner Family Funeral Home, 36625 Center Ridge Road, North Ridgeville. The Rev. Theodore Smith will officiate.
Burial: Brookdale Cemetery, Elyria.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Elyria Moose Lodge 778 will conduct a memorial service at 7.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leukemia Foundation, c/o Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland 44195.

Ruth L. Fuller
Ruth L. Fuller, 94, of Strongsville, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997, in Brunswick.
She was born on July 5, 1903, in Cleveland. Mrs. Fuller was the oldest member of the Strongsville Historical Society. She had been a housewife.
She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Burk of Strongsville and Camilla Turk of Medina; son, M. Paul Fuller of Durham, N.H.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Milan P.; sister, Elsie Hurschman; and brother, Fred Scholl.
Service: 2 p.m. Sunday at Beebetown Baptist Church, 146 Marks Road, Valley City. The Rev. Richard E. Focht will officiate.
Burial: Beebetown Cemetery, Valley City.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Jardine Funeral Home, 14701 Pearl Road, Strongsville.
Memorial contributions may be made to Beebetown Baptist Church.

Leonard E. Tettlebach
Leonard E. ''Leroy'' Tettlebach, 74, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997, at Willowood Nursing Home.
He was born in Parma on Feb. 26, 1923, and was a resident of Medina County for 42 years. He was a member of Teamsters Local 407 and worked as a truck driver for Transport Motor Express for 30 years. Mr. Tettlebach served as a merchant marine during World War II.
He is survived by his wife, Grace (nee Giordino); daughters, Linda Ross of Pennsylvania, Cheryl Benda of Georgia, Patricia (Richard) Porter of Medina and Marilyn Messina of Richfield; sisters, Arline Demeter and Ann Rager; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Joseph and Raymond.
Service: 10 a.m. Saturday at Carlson's, A Golden Rule Funeral Home, 1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick.
Burial: Eastlawn Memory Gardens.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Dominic T. Ciatti
Dominic Thomas Ciatti, 18, of Medina, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 1997, in Cleveland.
He was born on Feb. 22, 1979, in Royal Oak, Mich., and had been a Medina County resident for five years. Dominic was a June 1997 graduate of Medina High School and had planned to go to Switzerland for chef training.
He is survived by his parents, Thomas and Katherine (Winn) Ciatti of Medina; twin brother, Christopher; and brothers, Thomas Dominic Jr. and Mario Francis.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Martyrs Church, 3100 S. Weymouth Road (state Route 3 at Interstate 71), Medina.
Burial: Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina.
Visiting hours: 5 to 8 p.m. today and 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Waite & Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, (state Route 303 at Interstate 71), Brunswick, and 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at the church, where everyone is asked to meet Monday morning.

Wilfred L. Humphrey
Wilfred L. Humphrey, died Thursday, Nov. 6, 1997.
Mr. Humphrey was born on Jan. 10, 1914. He was a former member of the Vermilion Yacht Club, a 40-year member of the Cleveland Rotary Club, and lifetime member of DAV. He had been vice president for Henzy-Fisher-Wagner and a veteran of World War II.
He was the beloved husband of Verna L.; dear father of David B.; uncle of four; and great-uncle of many.
Service: 11 a.m. Monday at New Chapel at Sunset Memorial Park, 6245 Columbia Road.
Visiting hours: 7 to 9 p.m. today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the New Chapel at Sunset Memorial Park.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1148 Euclid Ave., Cleveland 44115, or the Animal Protective League, 1729 Willey Ave., Cleveland 44113.
Arrangements are being handled by Dostal Funeral Services, North Olmsted.

Sidney E. Sooy
Sidney E. Sooy, 86, of Spencer, died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997, at Fairview General Hospital following a sudden illness.
He was born in Penfield on March 27, 1911, to Hawley and Guerney Meridith Sooy and had resided in Spencer for 65 years. He was a graduate of Penfield High School and Baldwin-Wallace College and received a master's degree in education from Kent State University. He was a school teacher for many years in Spencer and a principal at York and Litchfield schools. For 16 years he was the mayor of Spencer following his retirement from teaching. He was a member of Spencer First Baptist Church and president of Spencer Senior Citizens.
He was the beloved husband of Lucille (nee Sharp); beloved father of Mrs. Tom (Lavonne) Webster of Spencer and Mrs. Orman (Mildred) McVicker of Murfeesboro Tenn.; beloved grandfather of Mrs. Ronald (Linda) Isom of Greenville, Ohio, Mrs. Dennis (Sue Anne) Few of Seville and Jonathon (Connie) McVicker of North Royalton; and beloved great-grandfather of six.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Mildred; and brother, Stanley.
Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday at Spencer First Baptist Church, 302 W. Main St. Pastor Mark Gostlin will officiate.
Burial: Spencer Cemetery.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at Parker & Son Funeral Homes, 202 E. Main St., Spencer.
Memorial contributions may be made to Spencer First Baptist Church.

Kathleen Helen Brockett
Kathleen Helen Brockett, 76, of Orrville, died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997, at Doctors Hospital in Massillon from complications of a heart attack suffered Sunday, Nov. 2, 1997.
Kathleen was born Sept. 2, 1921, in Erie, Pa., to Casimir and Maryanna Bielak and had made her home in Bedford and in Brunswick before retiring to Naples, Fla. She graduated from Marymount School of Practical Nursing in 1961 and was a nurse at Marymount Hospital for 25 years. She was active in National Council of Catholic Women and was a member of the Jelly City Senior Group. She traveled extensively during her lifetime and had made many friends.
Surviving are four daughters, Mary (Marvin) Courtright of Everglade City, Fla., Kathleen (Darryl) McKinley of Middleburg Heights, Susan Casterline (Kenneth) Weekley of Wooster and Debra (Terry) Luzier of Medina; two sons, David (Elsie) Brockett and Kenneth (Diane) Brockett of Eastlake; 13 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and a brother, William Bielak of Stow.
She was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers and two sisters.
Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. today at St. Agnes Catholic Church. Father Paul Wysocki will officiate.
Burial: St. Mary's Cemetery.
Visiting hours: Two hours prior to the service at Auble Funeral Home, Orrville.

Oldrich C. Nerad
Oldrich Charles ''Butch'' Nerad, 77, of LaGrange, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 1997, at Life Care Center of Medina.
He was born Aug. 4, 1920, in Cleveland. Mr. Nerad served in the European Theater during World War II. He was a technical sergeant in radar communications in the U.S. Army.
Mr. Nerad's hobbies included ham radio operating, fishing and repairing guns. He worked as an electronic technician for Gilford Instrument Laboratories in Oberlin. Mr. Nerad retired from Gilford in 1984, having worked there since 1958.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Elizabeth (nee Almy) of LaGrange; son, Dan A. Nerad of LaGrange; brother, Rudolph Nerad of Wellington; sister, Yarmila Cassaro of Strongsville; and 11 nieces and nephews.
Mr. Nerad was preceded in death by his brother, James.
A graveside memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at River Road Cemetery, LaGrange Township. The Rev. Douglas V. King will officiate. A military service will be held afterward by Elyria VFW Post 1079.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Dicken Funeral Home, 323 Middle Avenue, Elyria.
The family suggests memorial contributions may be made to Church of God of Prophecy, 11233 LaGrange Road, Elyria 44035.

Barbara J. Smiechowski
Barbara J. Smiechowski, 46, of Wadsworth, died Saturday, Nov. 8, 1997, at her residence after a three-year illness.
Born in Pittsburgh, Mrs. Smiechowski resided in Wadsworth for 14 years, previously residing in Michigan. She was a Braille instructor for Wadsworth and Medina City Schools for the past two years. Mrs. Smiechowski was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, OEA, Wadsworth Band Boosters and the bell choir at Trinity United Church of Christ.
She enjoyed playing the piano, doing crafts and reading.
Mrs. Smiechowski is survived by her husband, Frank; children, Matthew, Michael and Christina, all of Wadsworth; parents, Joseph and Dolores Moxie of Simpsonville, S.C.; brothers, Thomas Moxie of Greer, S.C., James Moxie of Simpsonville and Jeffrey Moxie of Simi Valley, Calif.
Service: 10:15 a.m. Wednesday at Hilliard, Cox, Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. The Rev. Neil A. Crosby will officiate.
Visiting hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. A prayer service will be held at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 797 N. Court St., Medina 44256.

Robert E. Willmann Sr.
Robert E. Willmann Sr., 78, of Newark, Ohio, died Friday, Nov. 7, 1997 at Licking Memorial Hospital.
He was born April 13, 1919, in Fort Recovery, Ohio, to the late Edward and Elva (Jones) Willmann. Mr. Willmann had served in the U.S. Navy as a chief petty officer on the USS Stevens during World War II in the Pacific and also during the Korean Conflict. He retired from the Newark Air Force Base in 1974 where he worked as an I.E. TEC. Mr. Willmann was a member of St. Francis de Sales Church, Conservancy Lodge 661 F&AM of Dayton and the Scottish Rite of Columbus.
Mr. Willmann is survived by his wife of 34 years, Joyce (Odendahl); sons, the Rev. Father Robert E. Willmann Jr. and Raymond Willmann, both of Columbus; daughter and son-in-law, Celeste and Steve Chafin of Columbus; brothers and sisters-in-law, Harry Willmann and Harold and Ruth Willmann, all of Fort Recovery, William and Betty Willmann of St. Mary's, Ohio, and Clara Willmann of Xenia, Ohio; sisters, Cleo Willmann of Fort Recovery and Ruth Huelsman of Celina, Ohio; grandchildren, Robert and Andrew Chafin of Columbus; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his first wife of 15 years, Elizabeth (Sutton) Willmann, brother, Marvin Willmann; and sister, June Regandanz.
Mass of Christian burial: 10:30 a.m. today at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. The Rev. Robert E. Willmann Jr. will officiate.
Reed-Egan Funeral Home of Newark, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements.


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