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Charles D. Keller

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Charles D. Keller, Sr., 72, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014. Charles was born May 29, 1942 in Elyria, to the late Norris and Arline (nee Mellert) Keller. He was raised in Berea and moved to his farm in Grafton in 1972. Charles raised horses and goats on the farm. In later years Read More…

Steven John “Stevie John” Burke

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Steven John “Stevie John” Burke, 25, of North Ridgeville, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 13, 2014 at home. Steven was born December 30, 1988 in Middleburg Heights and was a lifelong resident of North Ridgeville. He is survived by his daughter, Liana Burke; his mother, Elizabeth Burke; his father, Steven Sliman; his grandparents, Terry and Read More…

Pearl (Freeman) Grosch

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Pearl (Freeman) Grosch, 91, of Huron, passed on to the Lord on Sunday, July 20, 2014, with her family by her side at New Life Hospice in Lorain. She was born January 28, 1923 in Coeburn, Virginia and moved to Ohio in 1950. She was a member of Trinity Temple. She worked at the Berlin Read More…

Patricia R. Sweet

Patricia R. Sweet (nee Crittenden), 76, died peacefully Tuesday, June 24, 2014. She was born June 5, 1938 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. She is survived by a daughter, Diane (Brian) England of Chelsea, Michigan; son, David (Sandra) of Oberlin; grandsons, Alex Angel, Nathanael England and Ian Sweet. A memorial service will be held at Bay Read More…

Ronald Roy Alexander

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Ronald Roy Alexander, 78, of Elyria, passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014, at New Life Hospice in Lorain, following a two year battle with cancer. He was born August 13, 1935, in Cleveland. Ronald served in the National Guard of Ohio and the United States Army from 1957-62. He was employed at JR Dall Ford Read More…

Emma Lou Henes

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Emma Lou Henes (nee Ellison), 84, of Elyria and formerly of Grafton, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 17, 2014 in her home, following a long illness. She was born March 29, 1930 in Gassaway, West Virginia and moved to Ohio after high school. She has been a resident of Elyria the past 12 years. Emma Read More…

Charles L. Haney, Jr.

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Charles L. Haney, Jr., 90, passed away at home with his family, Monday, July 14, 2014, following a long illness. He was born August 22, 1923 in Elyria and resided in the Lorain County area most of his life. Charles attended the Elyria Public Schools for 12 years, enlisting in the United States Army, shortly Read More…

Emma Lou Henes

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Emma Lou Henes (nee Ellison), 84, of Elyria and formerly of Grafton, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 17, 2014 in her home, following a long illness. She was born March 29, 1930 in Gassaway, West Virginia and moved to Ohio after high school. She has been a resident of Elyria the past 12 years. Emma Read More…

Ronald R. Alexander

Ronald R. Alexander, 78, of Elyria, passed away Sunday morning, July 20, 2014 at St Joseph New Life Residential Center in Lorain, following a lengthy illness. Arrangements will be announced by Busch Funeral Home in Elyria.

Linda Bowman

Linda Bowman (nee Price), 65, of LaGrange, passed away Saturday, July 19, 2014, at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center, following a brief illness. Arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626.

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The Lorain County General Health District's Vital Statistics Office houses the birth and death records beginning in 1908 to the present.  Certificates of births and deaths occurring in all of Lorain County, except for the city of Lorain, are available at the health district.

For your convenience, you can also process online requests through an independent company that the Lorain County General Health District has partnered with to provide you this service - VitalChek Network, Inc.  VitalChek can be reached through their website.  An additional fee for this service is charged by VitalChek, and all major credit cards are accepted including American Express® , Discover® , MasterCard® and Visa® .

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