CLEVELAND — More than 200 friends and family members crammed into a large church on West 65th Street for one last chance to remember Army Sgt. Bruce Horner, who was killed by a sniper’s bullet June 1 in Iraq while searching for three missing soldiers. Horner, 43, of Lorain, was buried last week in Newport [...]
WHY IS OBERLIN THRIVING AND ANTIOCH CLOSING? OBERLIN — Both are small liberal-arts colleges nestled in lovely Ohio towns, but that’s where the similarity ends. Oberlin College is thriving, and Antioch College is planning to suspend operation of its undergraduate campus in Yellow Springs for four years beginning in July 2008. What gives? The answers [...]
Virginia Lee Cathey (nee Dockrey), 90, passed away at her home in Avon Friday, June 15, 2007 after a short illness. She was born 1917 in Mayfield, KY and moved to Lorain in 1927, living most of her life in Elyria. Virginia attended Lorain High School, worked for Elyria Memorial Hospital, and Western Automatic while [...]
Jake Nolan, 18, of Amherst, died Saturday from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Elyria.
John A. Spisak, 67, of Avon, died Saturday, June 16, 2007 at EMH Health Center, Avon. He was born July 25, 1939 in Cleveland, and has lived in Avon 44 yrs., moving from Lakewood. He was employed by PLIDCO in Westlake, retiring in 2003. He enjoyed scuba, fishing, boating, and softball. He was a 44 [...]
Christopher M. Stawicki, 42, of Elyria, died Saturday at his home following a sudden illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Bauer-Laubenthal Funeral Home, Elyria.
Barbara B. Titus (nee Graybill). 72. passed away June 15, 2007 at Elyria Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Titus graduated from Massillon Washington High school, attended Miami of Ohio University and worked in the Elyria School system as a teacher until she retired in 1995. She enjoyed watching the Indians and the Browns. Beloved wife of Richard [...]
Clarence "Chief" E. Weibling, 95, of Sheffield Village, died Saturday June 16, 2007 at Silver Leaf Senior Citizen Home in Avon under the care of VNA Hospice. Clarence was born July 26, 1911 in Lorain and resided in Elyria and Sheffield Village most of his life. He proudly served his country during WWII in the [...]
Frederick F. Wetzler, 84, of Vermilion, died Saturday, June 16, 2007 in EMH Regional Medical Center after a short illness. He was born March 26, 1923 in Vermilion and has been a life long area resident. He was a veteran of the US Marines serving during WWII. Mr. Wetzler was a member of Trinity Lutheran [...]