April 25, 2014

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Veterans bring history alive for students

AVON LAKE – At least 1,000 World War II veterans die each day, taking with them their priceless, first-hand accounts of war life. That statistic has prompted Karen Johnson, a teacher of gifted eighth-grade students at Learwood Middle School in Avon Lake, to take the opportunity to collect those stories that may otherwise have been Read More…

Avon/Avon Lake blotter: Nov. 12

Avon police Saturday, Nov. 3 9:56 a.m. – 3400 block Concord Circle, CDs stolen from a vehicle. 4:13 p.m. – Heinen`s, Detroit Road, a clerk said a man and woman tried to leave with $150 in gift cards after their check did not clear. 5:29 p.m. – Avon Police Department, Detroit Road, three juveniles throwing Read More…

Edward J. McCool

Edward J. McCool, 84, of Lorain, died Saturday at Community Health Partners, in Lorain, following a brief illness. He was born January 30, 1923 in Elyria and lived in Hobart, Indiana for many years until retiring to Elyria in 1978. He had been a Lorain resident since 2001. Mr. McCool was employed as a laborer Read More…

Ethan Broschk

Ethan Broschk, 2½ month old son of Louis and Sharon Broschk, died suddenly Friday, November 9, 2007. Survivors also include his sister, Grace; grandparents, Pastor Richard and Elizabeth Bennett, Curtis and Virginia Broschk, Charley Bowling, and Sarah Bowling; great-grandparents, William and Marilyn Wells, and Ruth Broschk; great-great-grandparent, Betty Wells; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins, Read More…

Lois A. Kalapos

Lois A. Kalapos, 92, of Sheffield Village, died Sunday, November 11, 2007. She was born August 29, 1915 in Lorain where she graduated from Lorain High School in 1932. She had been a longtime resident of Elyria and was a former volunteer at New Life Hospice. She enjoyed spending the winters in Port St. Lucie, Read More…

Lucille C. Kaminski

Lucille C. (nee Vanasse), 79, beloved wife of Henry J. (deceased); loving mother of Paul, Elaine (Ron) Budka , Teresa (Jerry) Hobelman and the Rev. Stephen J. Kaminski; dear grandmother of Phillip, Carin and Dan. The family will receive friends at the Mallchok Funeral Home, 5660 Ridge Rd., Parma, Tuesday 2 to 4 and 6 Read More…

Maerater (nee Stringer) Oliver

Maerater (nee Stringer) Oliver, of Elyria, died Wednesday, November 7, 2007 at Westlake Health Care Center after a short illness. She was born December 2, 1932 in Alabama, coming to Elyria in 1952. She worked for Elyria Maintenance for nearly 30 years before retiring. She enjoyed sewing, crafts, and cooking and was a member of Read More…

Marcia A. Raber

Marcia A. Raber, 55, of Elyria, died Saturday, November 10, 2007 at EMH Regional Medical Hospital following a lengthy illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Wyers Funeral Chapel.