September 3, 2015


Antoinette Buchte

Antoinette Buchte (nee Motto), 93, of Sheffield Township, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015. Visitation will be Thursday, August 20, from 4 until 8 P.M., in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel. A complete obituary will appear Thursday.

Faye E. Whitesel

Faye E. Whitesel (nee Strickland), 80, of Elyria, passed away Monday, August 17, 2015, at Specialty Hospital of Lorain in Amherst following a brief illness. She was born December 12, 1934 in Elyria and was a Grafton resident for most of her life. Faye was a member of Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Grafton and Read More…

Thomas C. Post, Jr.

Thomas C. Post, Jr., 74, of Sheffield Lake, passed away Monday, August 17, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel.

Richard P. Lothrop

Richard P. Lothrop, 89, of Oberlin, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin, after a long illness. Further arrangements will be announced by the Cowling Funeral Home & Cremation Services, at a later date, (440-775-1451).

Christopher D. Hoyt


Christopher D. Hoyt, 52, of Grafton, passed away Friday, August 14, 2015, following a boating accident. He was born in Elyria on November 2, 1962 and had been a lifelong resident of Lorain County. A graduate of Midview High School, Chris was the owner of Shane’s Siding. He enjoyed boating and camping. He is survived Read More…

Virgil E.”Ernie” Rue


Virgil E.”Ernie” Rue, 79, of Grafton, passed away Monday, August 17, 2015 at Keystone Pointe in LaGrange, following a brief illness. He was born April 18, 1936 in Athens, Tennessee. Virgil worked for General Motors for 30 years. He enjoyed walking and he loved his 1988 truck. He was a 40 year member of Chestnut Read More…

Raymond J. Bucholz


Raymond J. Bucholz, 89, of Wellington, passed away at Elms Nursing Home in Wellington, Monday, August 17, 2015, after a long illness. He was born January 20, 1926 in Cleveland. He worked as a stationary fireman for General Motors for 32 years, retiring in 1981. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church of Oberlin, Read More…

Anna Elizabeth Whitlatch


Anna Elizabeth Whitlatch (nee Bertuzzi), 88, formerly of Elyria, died Friday, August 14, 2015, at Walnut Place in Dallas, Texas, following a nine year battle with Alzheimer’s Disease. Mrs. Whitlatch was born September 12, 1926, in Tarentum, Pennsylvania and moved to Elyria in 1958. She was employed as a switchboard operator at Sears at Midway Read More…

Marvin J. Raber


Marvin J. Raber, 88, of Columbia Station, born December 1, 1926, passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015. Marvin was a retired Ford Motor employee and received the Purple Heart while proudly serving with the U.S. Army in Korea. He was a skilled woodworker, loved gardening and mowing grass, as well as spending time with his Read More…

Richard Weiland


Richard Weiland, 58, of Avon, passed away Monday, August 17, 2015, amid family after a short illness. Richard loved drag racing and working on cars. He is survived by his mother, Eleanor; brother and sisters-in-law, Tom and Deb, Jim and Pearl, Jeff and Jen; daughter, Kristine; niece and nephews, Matt and Kirsten, Amanda and Shawn Read More…