Obituaries

Allan Radcliffe

Jun 23, 2022

 

Allan W. Radcliffe, 86, of Wakeman, OH passed away June 23, 2022. He was born October 5, 1935 in Elyria, OH and graduated from Wakeman High School. He went on to work as a farmer for several companies, including Simon Dairy Farm and Willoway Nursery. He enjoyed gardening and playing horseshoes.

Allan is survived by his children, Sandy (John)...

Marilyn Kuffa-Burkett

Jun 21, 2022

After a courageous battle with cancer, Marilyn Kuffa Burkett has gone home to her eternal resting place and is now at peace and pain free. Marilyn passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on June 21, 2022.    Marilyn was born April 10, 1943, in Cleveland, OH to Dominic and Christine (Colletta) DeMarco.   She is survived by her loving...

Barbara Baird

Jun 16, 2022

 

Barbara Baird, 88, of Wakeman, OH passed away June 16, 2022. She was born April 10, 1934 in Wakeman, OH and graduated from Wakeman High School. She went on to work as a laborer for Ciba Corning, previously Gilford Industries. Barb loved to collect stamps, knit, and crochet. She and her husband, Ross, enjoyed going to Matus Winery with...

Donna Lynn Mark

Jun 16, 2022

 

Donna Lynn Mark, 66, of Berlin Heights, OH passed away June 16, 2022. She was born February 24, 1956 in Williamson, WV. She went on to work as a State Tested Nursing Assistant for assorted facilities, including Kingston of Vermilion. Donna loved gardening and spending time with the love of her life, Larry. She enjoyed walking on the beach, making...

Beverly Hupfer

Jun 3, 2022

Beverly Hupfer, 88, of Huron, OH passed away June 3, 2022 at New Life Hospice in Lorain, OH. She was born on January 17, 1934 and was a homemaker her whole life.Beverly is survived by her sons, Perry, Douglas, and Dennis Hupfer, six grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.Beverly was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Hupfer, her...

Anna Marie "Joann" Harrison

May 25, 2022

Anna Marie "Joann" Harrison, 92, of Oberlin, OH passed away May 25, 2022 In Elyria, OH. She was born May 6, 1930 in Elyria, OH and attended Elyria High School. She worked as a beautician for most of her life after attending Cosmetology School. She worked at Golden Acres for awhile, and when she retired, she worked at the laundromat on...

Mark A. Kropf

Apr 23, 2022

Mark A. Kropf, 61, of Sandusky, OH passed away April 23, 2022 at Stein Hospice Care Center. He was born September 17, 1960 in Sandusky, OH and attended Ehove Vocational School. He went on to work as a construction supervisor for Janotta & Herner, from where he eventually retired after 25 years. In his free time, he enjoyed fishing with...

Willis "Ernie" Laughlin

Apr 17, 2022

 

Willis "Ernie" Ernest Laughlin, 94, of Berlin Heights, OH passed away at Mill Manor Care Center on April 17, 2022. He was born March 1, 1928 in Cleveland, OH and graduated from Berlin Heights High School and was a three-sport athlete. He was on the first football team in Berlin Heights. After graduation, he worked at Shinrock and Collins...

Basil Virland Gillespie

Apr 2, 2022

 

Basil Virland Gillespie, 81, went home to be with The Lord on Saturday, April 2, 2022. He passed peacefully, with family by his side.

Basil was born on June 17, 1941 to Emma and Cecil Gillespie at their home in Meadow Bluff, WV. He spent most of his life residing in Wakeman, OH where he worked as a Committeeman...

Lula Carter

Mar 31, 2022

Lula M. (Bates) Carter, 92, of Wakeman, OH passed away at her home March 31, 2022. She was born January 12, 1930 in Kona, KY and moved to Ohio as an adult. She went on to work as a press operator for Dickey Grabler in Cleveland, from where she eventually retired after 25 years. She loved to gamble and play...

Tonya Myers

Mar 30, 2022

Tonya Rae (Sherer) Myers, 79, of Berlin Heights, OH passed away peacefully in her home March 30, 2022. She was born September 12, 1942 in Sandusky, OH and attended Perkins High School. She went on to marry John Myers in 1963 and took care of her family her whole life. She was a 4-H advisor, loved crafts and flowers, and...

Debra Meininger

Mar 23, 2022

Debra Sue Meininger, 60, of Elyria passed away March 23, 2022. She was born October 16, 1961 in Ashland, OH and graduated from Elyria High School. She loved to play board games with her family and friends in her free time, making sure to stay in touch with her favorite people. She particularly enjoyed video chatting with her loved ones....

Sandra Wright

Mar 20, 2022

Sandra Lee Wright, 74, of Wellington, OH passed away March 20, 2022 at Fisher Titus Hospital. She was born March 6, 1948 in Elyria, OH and graduated from Firelands High School in 1966, where she was active in band and was a majorette. She even taught baton lessons to little girls and had a mini-majorette group. She grew up on...

Almeta Smith

Mar 16, 2022

Almeta "Mimi" Violet Smith, 85, of Collins, OH passed away March 16, 2022. She was born November 20, 1936 in Berlin Heights and graduated from Milan High School in 1954.

Surrounded by her devoted family, Almeta peacefully passed at her home following a lengthy illness. An administrative assistant at Clevite in Milan, her career and passions were in her...

Terry Howk

Mar 12, 2022

Terry L. Howk, 80, of Huron, OH passed away at his home March 12, 2022 after a long illness. He was born October 23, 1941 in Oberlin, Ohio and grew up in Wellington. He then joined the Navy at age 16. He retired from Ohio Edison and worked after that at Vermilion Properties, where he helped with inventions. He later...

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