January 26, 2015


Dixie A. Haught


Dixie A. Haught (nee Dobbins), 67, of Elyria, passed away Friday, January 16, 2015. She was born March 12, 1947. Dixie is survived by her sons, David and Daniel Haught; daughter, Davina Haught, all of Elyria; sisters, Bonnie Fletcher (nee Dobbins) of Elyria, Betty Haught (nee Dobbins) of North Ridgeville; brother, Lambert C. Dobbins of Read More…

Sandra “Darlene” Bowdler


Sandra “Darlene” Bowdler, 66, died Monday, January 19, 2015 after being diagnosed with lung cancer in February 2014. She was born April 5, 1948 in Athens, Tennessee, to Gilmer William and Myrtle May (Culberson) Corn. On March 9, 2011 she married William Dicconson Bowdler, Jr. in Port St. Lucie, Florida. He survives along with two Read More…

Barbara A. Kyle


Barbara A. Kyle (nee Kish), 78, of Lorain, passed away Monday, January 19, 2015, at the New Life Hospice Center of St. Joseph, following a brief illness. She was born January 11, 1937, in Lorain, and remained a life-long resident of Lorain County. Barbara was a 1955-A graduate of Lorain High School. Following her graduation, Read More…

Barbara A. Kyle

  Barbara A. Kyle (nee Kish), 78, of Lorain, passed away Monday, January 19, 2015. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, Lorain.

Bertha Yarber


Bertha Yarber, 89, of Elyria, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, January 15, 2015 in the New Life Hospice of Lorain, following a long illness. She was born in Obion County, Tennessee, then coming to Elyria in 1958. Mrs. Yarber was a homemaker and a member of Second Calvary Church of God Read More…

Glenn Lee Mason

Glenn Lee Mason “Pop Pop”, 71, of Wellington, died Monday, January 19, 2015. Born in Lodi on May 31, 1943, to the late Lee and Eleanor (nee Marmie) Mason. Glenn was a lifelong Wellington resident. Glenn worked for Sterling Foundry for several years and retired from Whirlaway in 2007. He was an avid outdoors man Read More…

Richard W. Miller


Richard W. Miller, 76, of Columbia Station, passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 18, 2015 at his home. He was born in Cleveland and had been a resident of Columbia Station for the past 20 years, moving from North Olmsted. Mr. Miller served in the U.S. Marine Corp from 1955-1958. He retired with the rank Read More…

Rodney Dean Pinter, Jr.


Rodney Dean Pinter, Jr., 41, of Vermilion, died Monday, January 19, 2015, at University Hospitals of Cleveland. He was born March 6, 1973 in Amherst, and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 18 years, moving from Sheffield Township. Rodney worked for Lake Terminal Railroad doing track maintenance for seven years. Rodney enjoyed golfing, Read More…

James T. Holloway, Sr.


James T. “Jim” Holloway, Sr., 66, passed away Monday, January 19, 2015 at Mercy New Life Hospice Center in Lorain, surrounded by his loving family. James was born in Lorain on August 6, 1948, to his loving parents, Donald “Gabby” and Helen Gloria (nee Ziegman) Holloway. He attended Lorain city schools where he participated on Read More…

Norman P. Sparr

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  Norman P. Sparr, 95, of Elyria, died Sunday, January 18, 2015 at Henry County Hospital in Napoleon, Ohio. He was born May 10, 1919 in Lorain and has lived most of his life in Elyria. He was a 1937 graduate of Elyria High School and served with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World Read More…

Obituary Search

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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