May 28, 2015

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Florence E. Kaminski

Florence E. Kaminski, 87, of Elyria, passed away at home Sunday, January 13, 2013. She was born October 16, 1925 in Lorain. Florence was a member of St. Mary Church in Elyria. She enjoyed watching birds, and flower gardening, especially roses. Survivors include nephews, David R. Kaminski and Brad J. Kaminski (Sara), both of Elyria, Read More…

Evelyn Jeffries

Evelyn Jeffries (nee Stewart), 80, of Elyria, passed away at home, surrounded by her loving family, Tuesday, January 8, 2013, following a long illness. She was born April 5, 1932 in Clay County, West Virginia. Evelyn’s grandchildren meant the world to her, she enjoyed spending time with family, and reading. Survivors include a daughter, Connie Read More…

Norma Lucille Kraps

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Norma Lucille Kraps, 89, passed away peacefully Saturday, January 12, 2013, at Keystone Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center, LaGrange, following a lengthy illness. She was born June 2, 1923 in Litchfield, daughter of the late Edward and Viola (nee Pfeiffer) Werner. She was a 1940 graduate of Sullivan High School and attended the Wooster College Read More…

Patricia Ruth Caswell

Patricia Ruth Caswell, 73, of Wellington, entered into eternal rest on Monday, January 14, 2013 at University Hospital in Cleveland, after a short illness. She was born October 14, 1939 in Oberlin, to the late Paul Ray and Ruth Leola (nee Loper) Adams. Patricia lived most of her life in the Wellington area. Patricia worked Read More…

Karl F. Baumholtz


Karl F. Baumholtz, 84, passed away Friday, January 11, 2013. He was the beloved husband of the late Margaret Aldrich-Baumholtz; loving father of Karlene Clark (Casey), Laurie Baumholtz, Paula Baumholtz and Robin Griffin (Dan); step father of John Aldrich (Cathy), Kenneth Aldrich (Sue), Susan Aldrich, Wayne Aldrich and Kim Ceja (Chris); grandfather of Beatrice and Read More…

Margaret L. Wallencheck


Margaret L. Wallencheck (nee Potts), 74, of Elyria, passed away Friday, January 11, 2013 at Northridge Health Center in North Ridgeville, after a lengthy illness. She was born March 9, 1938 in Cleveland, and has been a lifelong resident of Elyria. Margaret was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church in Elyria. She enjoyed traveling Read More…

Irene Mae Simon

Irene Mae Simon (nee Rigaux), 92, of Penfield Township, died Tuesday, January 15, 2013, at Keystone Pointe Health and Rehabilitation in LaGrange. Dicken Funeral Home, Elyria will announce arrangements.

14 Lorain houses OK’d for demolition

LORAIN — Fourteen houses were approved for demolition Tuesday by the Lorain Board of Control. The blighted houses will be demolished within the next month by Burton-based Cherokee Demolition for $155,222, according to Mayor Chase Ritenauer. The federal taxpayer money is from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program. Ritenauer said Read More…