July 3, 2015


John W. Murbach


John W. Murbach, 92, of Elyria, died Wednesday, June 24, 2015, at Wesleyan Village in Elyria, following a brief illness. Born November 20, 1922 in Elyria, the son of Ralph and Ellen (nee Whitehouse) Murbach, he was a lifelong Elyria resident. John graduated from University School, Hunting Valley, Ohio in 1940. The same year, he Read More…

Nadine E. Breisch


Nadine E. Breisch, 97, of Birmingham, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015, at the Norwalk Memorial Home. She was born March 24, 1918, in Elyria and lived in the area for her entire life. She was an active member of the Birmingham United Methodist Church, its Choir, Women’s Group, taught Sunday School, and was the Read More…

Ronda J. “Jo” Sherrill

Ronda J. “Jo” Sherrill (nee Richmond), 50, of LaGrange, went home to be with Jesus Monday, June 29, 2015, following a brief illness. She was born October 4, 1964 in Eastlake and was a lifelong LaGrange resident. Ronda was employed at Ohio Screw Products and was a member of the LaGrange Church of God. Survivors Read More…

Daniel Dezso Sablack


Daniel Dezso Sablack, 47, of Elyria, died Monday, June 29, 2015, on his boat in Vermilion, after a sudden illness. Daniel was born July 30, 1967 in Sandusky and had been an Elyria resident for the past three years, moving from Lorain, where he lived with his brother for a short while and previously from Read More…

Wilma Guthrie

Wilma Guthrie, 87, of LaGrange, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in the Ames Family Hospice Center, following a long illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Blackburn-Duke Funeral Home, 1021 Main St., Grafton.

Richard “Butch” Tennant

Richard “Butch” Tennant, 71, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015. Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 163 Avon-Belden Rd., Avon Lake, Thursday, July 2, 2015, from 4 until 7 P.M. For more information, or to send an online condolence visit www.buschcares.com

Laurie Dieringer


Laurie Dieringer (nee Burke), 56, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015. She was the beloved wife of Scott Dieringer for 36 years; loving mother of Ashley Csata (Eric) and Bradley Dieringer (Katie); dearest grandmother of Trenton and Tatum Csata; daughter of Richard and Phyllis Burke and sister of Debra Lance (Charles). Friends will be received Read More…

Rhonda L. Kaleel


Rhonda L. Kaleel (nee Stanford), 57, of Vermilion, passed away Saturday, June 27, 2015 at UH of Cleveland, following a long illness. She was born June 25, 1958 in North Lawrence, Ohio. She was a 1976 graduate of Tuslaw High School. Rhonda held various jobs in the area before moving to Clearwater, Florida, where she Read More…

Eleanor Murphy

Eleanor Murphy (nee Tobias), 85, of Elyria, formerly a long-time resident of Columbia Station, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at Abbewood Assisted Living in Elyria, following a brief illness. She was born September 13, 1929, in Cleveland and was a graduate of John Hay High School in Cleveland. She resided in Columbia Station for Read More…

Arthur “Art” W. Lipsin


Arthur “Art” W. Lipsin, 100, a longtime Lorain resident and business owner, passed away Monday, June 29, 2015, at Independence Village, Avon Lake. He was born in Flushing, New York, to the late Teddy and Minna Lipsin. Art was a resident of Lorain since the early 1950s and the previous owner of “Jax”, a retail Read More…