Julia Olah Scholtes (nee Perez), 75, of North Ridgeville, passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at University Hospitals of Cleveland, following a brief illness. She was born April 23, 1939 in Concho, Arizona.
Julia enjoyed gardening, watching birds and animals in her backyard, crocheting, shopping and keeping fit. Her pets were her pride and joy.
Survivors include a daughter, Danielle Rogers (Rick) of New London; four sons, Phillip Huebner (Brenda) of Delaware, Ohio, Carl Olah, Jr. of Elyria, Daniel Olah of North Ridgeville, Derek Olah (Becky) of Avon Lake; additional survivors include seven grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; three sisters, Mary Kaczmar (Joe) of Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, Lena Pina (Ray) of South Amherst, Ramona Billings (Brent) of Ottawa, Illinois; and a brother, Benny Perez (Frances) of Victorville, California.
Julia was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Scholtes; son, Dennis Huebner; four sisters, Ida Montano, Josephina Perez, Ana Perez, Viola Perez; four brothers, Gabe Perez, Toby Perez, Cipriano Montano, Tomas Perez; and her parents, Tomas C. and Flora (nee Sanchez) Perez.
A celebration of Julia’s life will be held at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, (440) 322-4626, where the family will receive friends from 2 to 4 P.M., Saturday, May 31, 2014. Burial will be private.
Julia was a lifetime supporter of Lifebanc and was fiercely proud of her son Dennis’ donation of life in 2006.
Memorial contributions in Julia’s memory can be sent to Lifebanc, 4775 Richmond Rd., Cleveland, OH 44128-5919.