November 25, 2015


Charles Louis Siman

Charles Louis Siman, passed away unexpectedly at his home Sunday, November 15, 2015. He was born May 7, 1944 at Lodi Hospital, to Kenneth and Phyllis Siman. After graduating from Cloverleaf High School, he worked at his dad’s produce and strawberry farm and for Al Koerber Construction before establishing Siman Construction. During his 45 years Read More…

Karlheinz “Karl” Boecker

Karlheinz “Karl” Boecker, 85, of Elyria, passed away Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at O’Neill Healthcare in North Ridgeville. The family will receive friends Friday, November 20, 2015 from 4 to 7 P.M., at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, (440) 322-4626. Further arrangements will be Read More…

Mildred “Millie” M. Holman


Mildred “Millie” M. Holman, 91, formerly of Sandusky, passed away peacefully Monday morning, November 16, 2015 in the Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky, following a brief illness. She was born April 1, 1924 in Elyria, to Norman and Augusta (Gast) Oswald and was a graduate of Elyria High School. In 1949, she was united in Read More…

Richard P Limpert


Richard P Limpert, 90, passed away Saturday, November 14, 2015. He was the beloved husband of Agnes “Rita” (nee Roberts); loving father of Peggy Moraco (Paul), Alice Limpert, Robbie Limpert (Sid Shelton), Patti White (Jim), Bob Limpert, George Limpert (Lisa) and the late Richard and J.T; grandfather of 12; great-grandfather of 12; great-great-grandfather of Jayden; Read More…

Francisco B. Leano “Frank”, M.D.


Francisco B. Leano “Frank”, M.D., 91, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, August 27, 2015. He was born July 24, 1924 and was raised in General Trias, Cavite, Philippines. He received his medical degree from the Philippines. He later moved to the United States, working in both Cuyahoga and Lorain countries. Specifically, Read More…

Patricia Ann Mitchell

Patricia Ann Mitchell, 79, of Avon Lake, passed away Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at Hospice of the Western Reserve in Westlake. Cowling Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Oberlin, will announce further arrangements.

Paul M. Mick

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Paul M. Mick, 85, of Wellington, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2015 at Welcome Nursing Home in Oberlin, following a brief illness. He was born January 29, 1930 in Tague, West Virginia. Paul worked for General Industries for 44 years and was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of American Legion in Read More…

Charles Michael Robinson

Charles Michael Robinson, 58, of Elyria, transitioned from this life at University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center Emergency Room, with his brother, Craig, by his side, Friday, November 15, 2015. He was a 1976 graduate of Elyria Catholic High School. He was born December 23, 1956 in Oberlin He is survived by his brothers, Craig, Blair, Read More…

Gerald Clark “Joe” Callihan


Gerald Clark “Joe” Callihan, 83, of Grafton, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2015 at Ames Family Hospice in Westlake. He was born March 28, 1932 in Alum Bank, Pennsylvania. Gerald was a 31 year employee of Ford Motor Co. until his retirement in 1988. He served in the United States Army and was a lifetime Read More…

Arthur F. Swart


Arthur F. Swart, 76, of Elyria Township, died Saturday, November 14, 2015. He was born February 5, 1939 in Barberton, Ohio. Art was a 1957 graduate of Elyria High School and then served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserve. For 17 years, he was a firefighter with the Elyria Fire Department, retiring in 1985. Read More…

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