Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

Since 1905, The Busch Family has had a strong commitment to the families and communities we serve. Now in or fourth generation of family ownership we continue to be the most preferred for funeral, burial and cremation services. Many funeral homes advertise cremation services, but that does not mean they provide crematory services on site. Busch Funeral and Crematory Services has an on premises crematory and have certified staff that personally manage the entire cremation process. Our Care Center provides 24/7 care for your loved one assuring you your loved one never leaves our care. Our dedicated professionals provide families with a greater level of care, comfort and accountability.

Our staff is courteous and sympathetic ...Our facilities are comfortable and spotless...our services are handled with dignity and respect. We provide you with a 100% satisfaction guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with any of our professional services or facilities, you will not be charged for that particular service.

Thank you for placing your trust and confidence in us.

Respectfully,
James H. Busch and J. Mark Busch
4th Generation Funeral Directors


Our Obituaries

June Marie Torno

February 15, 1925 - April 17, 2014

JUNE MARIE TORNO (nee Roesinger), age 89 of Cleveland. Beloved wife of the late Louis F. Torno, devoted mother of Elizabeth A. Torno, Miriam L. Lovejoy and Paul F. Torno (Kathy Schroeder), loving grandmother of Daniel L. Lovejoy and Chadwick S. Dey (Meredith), dear sister of the late Donald R. Roesinger, cherished friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014. In lieu of flowers...
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Charles E. Wellman

May 6, 1937 - April 10, 2014

CHARLES E. WELLMAN, SR., of Cleveland went to be with the Lord on April 10, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife Gloria (nee Kinstler); he is the loving father of Betty McCaman,Charles, Jr., Jeanette Benoit and David Wellman; dear stepfather of Sue, Mary, Larry, Jimmy and Sandy; loving brother of Betty Wooten, Paul (Kathleen), James (Grace) and Jimmie Dale (Glenna); grandfather and great...
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John Sredniawa

July 2, 1961 - April 9, 2014

JOHN "SRED" SREDNIAWA age 52 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of Zina for 22 years, cherished son of the late Louis and Margaret Sredniawa, dearest brother of Alan (deceased) (Dru), Kenneth (deceased) Jeanie Snavely (Glenn), Kathy Bina (deceased) and Pauly (Rhonda), dear brother-in-law of Lodzia Szabo (Bill), dearest uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Wednesday, April 9, 2014. Although...
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Donna M. Tompkins

March 21, 1952 - March 9, 2014

Donna M. Tompkins (nee Purcell), age 61 of Cleveland; beloved wife of the late Ricardo H. Tompkins; loving mother of Nicole (Richard Benson) and David (Ashley:deceased); dear grandmother of Simone, Richard III, NaShea, Siobhan, Christopher,(Nicole's) Austin, Xavier and Jade (David's); great-grandmother of Anthony; sister of Thomas Purcell, Kathy Vivian, Verne Joyce, Michael Purcell, Dennis...
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Donald Ray Barth

February 6, 1927 - March 7, 2014

Donald Ray Barth, age 87 of Parma. Loving husband of Mildred; loving father of Linda Chakalis; cherished grandfather of Nicole Meraz (Daniel) and Michele Flintoff (Luke); playful great-grandfather of Amber, Millie, Luke, Elizabeth, Madison and Owen; beloved brother of Carol Cappelle (Tom deceased); loving uncle and friend to many. Passed away Friday, March 7, 2014. Donald served in the US Navy...
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Louis D. Sebastian

August 13, 1927 - March 4, 2014

LOUIS D. SEBASTIAN, 86, dear husband of the late Dorothy (nee Dusek); brother of the late Evelyn Smith and the late Eugene; uncle of Sylvia, Kenneth, Bonnie, and the late Marlene; great-uncle to many. Passed away Tuesday, March 4, 2014. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society, North Regional Office, 10501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106. Funeral services...
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Edward John Mendyka

July 9, 1930 - February 21, 2014

Edward John Mendyka, age 83, of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away on Friday, February 21, 2014. He was the son of the late Adam J. and Anna H. (nee Twardzik) Mendyka. He is survived by his sisters Wanda Slusarski and Eugenia Lipowski, many nieces and nephews, and special friend Betty Hannah. He was preceded in death by his brother Dr. Walter Mendyka. Mr. Mendyka attended St. John Cantius Elementary...
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Lois K. Brown

February 9, 1927 - February 18, 2014

Lois K. Brown (nee Gunter) , age 87 of Cleveland: beloved mother of Brenda Johnson (Jack), Judy Finley (Clark), Bernie, Douglas (Angie) and Gregory (Carol); loving grandmother of Jack (Carolyn), Michelle, Darla (Aaron), Clark, Jennifer, Bernie (Mandy), Jacqui, Jessica, Kenny,Nicole (Sean), Natasha (Maurice), and Avery (Felechia); great-grandmother of twenty-four; sister of Melvin Gunther ...
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Michael John Schwartz

April 17, 1956 - January 30, 2014

MICHAEL J. SCHWARTZ, age 57 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of Patty (nee Nunnally) for 29 years, devoted father of Kimberly Schwartz and the late baby John, loving grandfather of Bryson, cherished son of Robert Schwartz (deceased) (Sandy) and Beverly Herrmann (Richard), dear brother Robert Schwartz, Jr. (Cindy), Richard Schwartz (Eva) and Eileen Podolak (Richard), dearest uncle of Stephanie, Bobby...
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Norma Jean Velisek

April 6, 1957 - January 27, 2014

Norma Jean Velisek, age 56, of Genesee, Michigan and longtime Cleveland, Ohio resident; beloved wife of Jeff Velisek; loving mother of Angela Hale, Bobbie Jo Brady, Jamie Brady and Kenneth Brady; beloved daughter of Sue Fordyce; dear grandmother of Brittany Burgan, Taylor Maynard, Brandon Maynard, Christopher Sorensen, Megan Fordyce, Courtney Fordyce, Nathan Lewis and Alexander Lewis; sister of...
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Adrienne D. Russell

October 16, 1947 - January 11, 2014

Adrienne Darnell Russell (nee Small), age 66, of Cleveland, Ohio, beloved wife of the late Donald "Bobby" Russell who passed away in July 2007; loving mother of Donald D. Russell, Nicole Carson McCane (William), and James D. Small; dear grandmother of Sydney Nicole Craider; beloved daughter of Ruth R. Small (nee Jones) and the late W. Spencer Small; cherished sister of Maurice Small (Julia) and...
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Harold K. Janke

October 13, 1932 - January 10, 2014

HAROLD K. JANKE, 81, of Cleveland, loving father of Alexandra Sanders; dear grandfather of Christopher and Chance; beloved brother of Doris Janke and the late Ewald Lengert and Wilber Janke. Harold was a U.S. Army veteran of Korea. He passed away Friday, January 10, 2014. Funeral service Tuesday, January 14 at 3 P.M. at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL RD., CLEVELAND, WHERE THE FAMILY WILL...
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David J. Dobrovic

February 20, 1947 - January 2, 2014

David J. Dobrovic, age 66 of Cleveland; U.S. Army Veteran; dearly loved by his wife, Virginia (nee Lubinsky); daughters: Theresa Fleet (Eric), Katherine Dobrovic , and Mary Beth Castillo (Tony); grandchildren: Paul, Tabitha and Dahlia; and sisters: Donna Knoefel (Russ) , Darlene Scheffer and Dale Fabianski (Mike). Passed away on Thursday, January 2, 2014. Memorials may be forwarded to Food for...
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James W. Ghann

December 17, 1926 - December 16, 2013

James W. Ghann, age 86 of Cleveland; U.S. Army Korean War Veteran: beloved husband for 63 years of Filicitie "Pat" (nee Brandon); loving father of Jim "Gary" (Janette), Glenn (Reggie), Thomas (Gail) and Dennis (Toni); dear grandfather of ten; great-grandfather of ten; brother of Robert (Helen) and the late Thomas and Nancy; uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Monday, December 16, 2013....
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Jesse J. Ryder

December 3, 1929 - December 10, 2013

Jesse J. Ryder, 84, beloved husband of Betty L. (nee Brunn); loving father of Judith Garnett (Brent), Linda Ryder, Karen Hand (Ronald), and Laura Weber (Joseph); devoted grandpa of Kristin, Kimberly, John and Rebecka and great grandfather of seven. Preceded in death by 3 brothers, 2 sisters, and his parents Edgar C. and Stella P. Ryder (nee Deitz). Passed away Tuesday, December 10, 2013....
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Richard William Uhinck, II

June 8, 1927 - December 9, 2013

Richard William Uhinck, II, age 86, of Columbia Station, Ohio, beloved husband of the late Vivian Uhinck (nee Nemetz) who passed away in February 2010; loving father of Richard W. Uhinck, III (Regina) of Toledo, Ohio; dear grandfather of Jessica and Katelin; brother of Janice Hunt and uncle of Jeffrey Hunt. Mr. Uhinck served in the United State Navy aboard the submarine tender U.S.S. Nereus from...
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Irene Kafer

April 25, 1914 - November 15, 2013

IRENE KAFER (nee Wandrasko), age 99. Beloved wife of the late John Kafer. Loving Mother of Jack Kafer (wife Joan) and Gail Staron (husband, Anthony, deceased). Grandmother of Bruce Kafer (wife Cyrene) and Douglas (wife Molly). Great-grandmother of Jonathon, Jack, Vincent and Eliana. Graduate of West Tech High School. First female employee of WXEL-tv (now WJW) where she worked for 29 years....
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Loretta A. Stetz

May 8, 1926 - November 13, 2013

Loretta A. Stetz, age 87, died on Nov. 13, 2013 in Chandler, AZ where she lived for the past three years. She was born on May 8, 1926 in Cleveland, OH. Loretta is survived by her twin sister Louise Stetz, Dottie Jurgens (Dave), six nieces and five nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Anna and Michael Stetz, sister Ruth Hennig (Otto), and brother Arthur Stetz (Mary Lou). A Memorial...
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Wanda I. (nee Vandal) Hill

July 15, 1937 - October 18, 2013

WANDA I. HILL (nee Vandal), 76, of Cleveland, beloved wife of Robert P. Hill, Sr.; loving mother of Paula Dysert (Danny, deceased), Diane Headrick (Rick), Robert Paul Hill, Jr., Belinda Wallace (Jim), Hillary Hill, and Kellie Copen (Ed); dear grandmother of 14 and great-grandmother of 26; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hill enjoyed her family, flower gardening, and sewing and crocheting....
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Jolene Louise Niemann

March 2, 1935 - October 8, 2013

JOLENE LOUISE NIEMANN (nee Popham), 78, of Silver Creek, GA, beloved wife of the late Ronald J. Niemann, Sr.; loving mother of Susan Townsend (Donald, deceased), Faye Hastings (Tim), Terri Niemann, Rhonda Hurley, John Niemann (Jennifer), and Lee Ann Cunningham (Tim); dear grandmother of 12 and great-grandmother of 9; sister of the late W.R. Popham and the late Johnnie Faye Entwisle; daughter of...
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Robert P. Myers

February 1, 1929 - October 8, 2013

ROBERT P. MYERS, age 84 of Brooklyn, Ohio. Beloved husband of Rita M. (nee Haller) for 59 years, devoted father of Thomas Myers, twins Joyce Gorombol and Janet Meglich, Robert Myers and Laurie Meglich (Joe), loving papa of 12 and great-papa of 9, dear brother of Herb (Lee) and the following deceased: Audrey and Lois, cherished uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday, October 8, 2013....
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Kathryn D. Luke

July 2, 1931 - October 6, 2013

Kathryn D.Luke (nee Simmers) , age 82 of Parma; beloved wife of the late Andy; loving mother of Alan (Laurie) and the late Gary; dear grandmother of Tyler and Trevor and Jackie Wenz ; great-grandmother of Nevaeh and Toriana Wenz; sister of the late Jimmy, Johnny, Shirley Jane, Joan and Jackie; aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2013. Memorials may be forwarded to...
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Elaine Rowe

December 23, 1923 - September 28, 2013

Elaine Rowe (nee Gill), almost 90, passed away peacefully and at home, Saturday, September 28, 2013. She lived in the Cleveland area all of her life and was a medical technologist during her working years. Elaine was active in Eastern Star, White Shrine, Rainbow Girls, and loved to play cards. She and her husband, Fred (deceased) shared a love story marriage for 60 years. She wrote to him every...
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Giovannie O. Dempsey

July 30, 2010 - September 11, 2013

Giovannie O. Dempsey, 3, passed away, Tuesday, September 11, 2013. He was a happy little boy with and infectious smile and loved to be with his father. Services are by invitation and will be at the Busch Funeral Home 4334 Pearl Rd., Cleveland, Monday, September 16 at 1:30pm. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
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Raymond Havranek, Sr.

March 17, 1941 - August 29, 2013

Raymond Havranek,Sr., age 72 of Cleveland; loving husband for 52 years of Joyce (nee Cleveland); beloved father of Renae and Raymond Havranek Jr. (Carol Ford); dear grandfather of Jennifer and Elizabeth Fair, Jessica Fair (Brandon Speck), Raymond Havranek III, Randy, Alex,and Jacob Havranek, Ryan Havranek (Cora Wade) and David Flowers; great-grandfather of Desirae Bunch, Isis Robinson, Hayley...
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Donald A. Dvorak

November 20, 1944 - August 26, 2013

Donald A. Dvorak, age 68 of Parma; U.S. Army Vietnam Veteran; beloved son of the late Frank and Emily (nee Zay); loving brother of Dianne Fava; dear uncle of Laura Fava and Sandra Kluth (Brian); great-uncle of Nicholas, Emily, and Morgan Pobega and Erika, Mathew, and Michael Kluth; and friend of many. Don was a member of American Legion Post #703, Parma and was also known as the "Chick Magnet"....
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Eugene Vincent Schmidt

April 28, 1926 - August 10, 2013

Eugene Vincent Schmidt, age 87, of Cleveland, Ohio beloved husband of June Rose Schmidt (nee Walters) for 65 years; loving father of Thomas Schmidt (Betty), Tim Schmidt (Saundra), Scott Schmidt (Kathy) and James Schmidt; dear grandfather of Karen, Kim, Tom, Alan and Heather, and great-grandfather of Stephanie, Shannon, Kaia, Joel and River; brother of June Weich. Mr. Schmidt was a James Ford...
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Joseph A. Vinoski

June 14, 1962 - August 8, 2013

Joseph A. Vinoski, age 51 of Cleveland; loving father of Joseph and Sabrina; dear friend of Tom and Michele Strazisar, Charlie Nester and Lisa Vinci; brother of Karla Roskov (Robert), Mark, and John (Beth); uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, August 8, 2013. Memorials may be forwarded to Malachi House, 2810 Clinton Ave, Cleveland, OH 44109. No Funeral Service. Interment at...
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Carolyn J. Dodson

July 22, 1939 - August 7, 2013

Carolyn J. Dodson, age 74 of Cleveland; loving daughter of late Hubert "Clyde" and Sina (nee Smith); beloved sister of Wanda, Lowell (Bobbi) and the late Betty Mellinger (Harry surviving); dear aunt of Steve (Kim), Terry (Lori), Debra (Barry), April (Bill), Darrell (Annette) and Cheryle ; great aunt of Eric, Chris, Emily, Laura, Craig, Kathleen, Patrick, Michelle, Nicholas and Melissa; great...
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Gurvinderpal "Paul "Bunty" Saini

April 9, 1972 - August 7, 2013

GURVINDERPAL "PAUL" "BUNTY" SAINI, age 41 of Cleveland. Devoted father of Paul and Neetha Saini, cherished son of Harbans Lal (deceased) and Harbhajan Saini, dear brother of Kuldeep Whitfield (Matthew), Gursharn Saini, Rajni Mihalski (Michael) and Jay Saini (Kim), loving uncle of Sonika, Asha, Niasha, Meena, Monique and Jasmine, cherished nephew and friend of many. Passed away on Wednesday,...
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Charles L. Oper

October 9, 1923 - August 1, 2013

CHARLES L. OPER, age 89 of Brooklyn, Ohio. Beloved husband of the late Jeanne M. (nee Cochrane), devoted father of Janey M. Oper and James W. Oper (Chris), loving grandfather of Corey Oper, step-grandfather of two and step-great-grandfather of one, dear brother of Joanne Rorak (Gene), cherished uncle of five and great-uncle of eight, dearest friend of many. Charles was a proud WWII Army Veteran...
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Joseph A. McFadden

December 9, 1926 - July 31, 2013

Joseph A. McFadden, age 86 of Cleveland, U.S. Army WWII Veteran, beloved husband for 15 years of Marie (nee Kurtz) and the late Mercedes; loving father of Theresa Jeffreys and Sara Smith; dear grandfather of Missy (Tommy), Rebecca, Mikki, Josh, Roger, Tiffany, Jordan, Devon, and Ariel; great-grandfather of Maddie, Jazmine, Isabella and Joshua; brother, uncle, great-uncle and friend to all....
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Roberto G. Contreras

September 21, 1933 - July 15, 2013

ROBERTO G. CONTRERAS , age 79 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of the late Jennie C. (nee Calvillo), for 59 years, devoted father of Bernadine Gurko (Joseph), Irene Queen (Gary), Pauline Nowakowski and David Thomas Contreras (Tony), loving grandfather of nine, great-grandfather of sixteen and great-great-grandfather of 3, dearest son of the of the late Pedro and Irene Contreras (nee Guerrero), dear...
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Daniel W. Watson

December 15, 1945 - July 3, 2013

DANIEL W. WATSON, age 67 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of Bonita (nee Berg), devoted father of Chester Pitkiewicz and Sherry Lynn Black, loving grandfather of 5 and great-grandfather of 2, dear brother of David Watson (Theresa), cherished uncle and friend of many. Dedicated Vietnam Green Beret Veteran. Retired from the Cleveland Police Department 4th District. Passed away on Wednesday, July 3,...
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Ellen E. Hudson

March 13, 1921 - July 3, 2013

ELLEN E. HUDSON (nee Drake), 92, loving mother of Holly Forrester (Rick), Thomas (Ruth), David (Margaret), Susan Hudson (Diann); dear grandmother of Michael, Cathleen, Jonathan, Sarah, Laura, Ellie, and Cassie; sister of the late Virginia Shuler, June Green, and Donald Drake. She was the daughter of Fred S Drake and Dollie A. Drake. She was born in Dayton, OH and grew up in Berea, OH where she...
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Timothy H. Riedrich

August 13, 1953 - July 1, 2013

Timothy H. Riedrich, age 59 of Cleveland; U.S. Navy and Army Veteran; beloved son of Vera and the late Howard; loving brother of Linda (Matt Geffert), Sandee Kroner and Kami; dear uncle of Michael Yanochko and Amy Sbroglia (Dominic); great uncle of Alexis, Melia, and Lilah Sbroglia; nephew of Irene Thieberger and the late Nestor Trytiak (Wilma: living) and friend of many. Passed away suddenly at...
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Bob Schultz

March 28, 1947 - June 29, 2013

Bob Schultz, age 66 of Brooklyn. Loving father of Buddy (Dreama, fiancee), Dawn, Cheri Wyar (Jack), Margaret Cordova (Ian), Michelle Kirk (Eric Sariago, fiance); Rosie Kirk, Tiffany (Mike, fiance); faithful companion of Gizmo; grandfather of 16; great grandfather of 5; dear brother of Alan (Marilyn), Kathy Jones and Karen Schultz; dear friend of ex-wife of Donna Kinder and loving partner of the...
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Walter Raabe

March 3, 1928 - June 29, 2013

WALTER RAABE, 85, of Brook Park, beloved husband of 47 years of the late Helen Raabe (nee Kovalak); loving father of Richard W. Raabe, Dennis Raabe, David Raabe, and Karen Neldon (David); dear grandfather of Shannon Ballash (Jason), Lynette Neldon and Ryan Neldon, and great-grandfather of Addison; dear brother of Herbert Raabe, and the late Roland "Rolly" Raabe. Mr. Raabe was a U.S. Army veteran,...
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Sandra L. (nee Tremaglio) Stoika

August 29, 1939 - June 25, 2013

Sandra L. Stoika (nee Tremaglio), age 73 of Independence; beloved wife of the late John R.; loving mother of David (Michelle), Susan, and the late Daniel and John; dear grandmother of Gregory (Jenalyn), William, Adam, Samuel, Emily Kasperski and Emma Stoika; sister of Lawrence Tremaglio (Georgeann); aunt of Richard, Rebecca and Michelle Tremaglio; and friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday, June...
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Raymond G. Krumheuer

March 8, 1933 - June 21, 2013

Raymond G. Krumheuer, age 80 of Cleveland; U.S. Army Korean War Veteran; beloved husband for 31 years of Marcia (nee Simmers); loving father of Wayne (Sherrie) Krumheuer, Victor Harvat (Jennifer) and the late Dale Krumheuer; dear grandfather of Josh (Joelle), Sarah, Hannah and Aaron Krumheuer and Bennett Harvat; great-grandfather of Ava; brother,uncle, and friend of many.Passed away on Friday,...
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Robert "Rob" J. Eggers

April 9, 1966 - June 8, 2013

ROBERT "ROB" J. EGGERS, age 47 of Brooklyn, Ohio. Cherished son of Robert E. and Betty J. Eggers (nee Goff), dear brother of Jason W. (Rashama), dearest uncle of Ava and Jason R. Eggers, dearest nephew and friend of many. Passed away on Saturday June 8, 2013. Memorials may be forwarded to the Cleveland Food Bank,15500 S. Waterloo Rd Cleveland, OH 44110. Memorial Service at the BUSCH FUNERAL...
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John R. Stoika

April 26, 1936 - May 12, 2013

John R. Stoika, age 77 of Independence; beloved husband for 56 years of Sandra L. (nee Tremaglio); loving father of David (Michelle), Susan, and the late Daniel and John; dear grandfather of Gregory (Jenalyn), William, Adam, Samuel, Emily Kasperski and Emma Stoika; special brother-in-law of Lawrence Tremaglio (Georgeann); special uncle of Richard, Rebecca and Michelle Tremaglio; and friend of...
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Elizabeth S. (nee Gutwein) Schmidt

January 6, 1928 - May 9, 2013

ELIZABETH S. SCHMIDT (nee Gutwein), age 85 of Brooklyn. Beloved wife of the late Jacob, devoted mother of Jan Goerss and Ron Schmidt (Susan), loving grandmother of J.R. Goerss (Krista), Andrew Goerss (Margie), Ericka and Jacob Schmidt, dear great-grandmother of Jeremy, Austin, Keylee and Madalynn Goerss, dearest sister of John Gutwein (June) and Christine Langowski (Steve), cherished aunt and...
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Lou Ann (nee Foose) Neal

November 29, 1938 - May 4, 2013

Lou Ann Neal (nee Foose), age 74 of Cleveland. Beloved wife of the late Thomas E. Neal and the late Gerald A. Reinke; loving mother of Robert C. Reinke (Kathleen), Donald E. Reinke (Denise), Kimberley A. Hays (Darrell), Jacqueline L. Jarrell (Jess), Richard A. Reinke (Paulette). Grandmother of 17 and Great grandmother of 19. Sister of Robert A. Foose. Preceded in death by her parents Oscar and...
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Agnes Corrado

October 14, 1924 - April 24, 2013

Agnes Corrado, age 88 of Richmond Hts, beloved sister of Carl; loving aunt of Carl E.(Janice) and the late Jerry; great aunt of Jennifer and Kimberly; and friend of many.Passed away on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Memorials may be forwarded to The Malachi House, In Loving Memory of Agnes Corrado, 2810 Clinton Ave, Cleveland, OH 44109. Private Family Services. Cremation by Busch Crematory.216-741...
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Latina M. Mercado

February 17, 1978 - April 21, 2013

Latina M. Mercado, 35, of Cleveland. beloved mother of Destiny Gaudio and Mary Gonzales. Daughter of Tammy Mercado (David Senn) and the late Arsenio Jr. Sister of Arsenio Ross, Jamie and the late Arsenio III. Leaves behind many family and friends. Passed away Sunday April 21, 2013. Service at the Funeral Home Friday April 26 at 11:00am. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334...
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Carole A. Straka

December 21, 1937 - March 29, 2013

Carole A. Straka (nee Jessel), age 75 of Cleveland; loving mother of Gerald (Julie) Straka, Gayle (Dwight) Lee, Joseph (Dee) Straka and Julie (Rocco) Alberino; caring grandmother of Alex Lee, Samantha Fink, Rocky and Mario Alberino and Jamie; sister of Marian (Ken, deceased) Shank; preceded in death by her parents Edward and Helen (nee Paurs`) Jessel and brother Edward. Passed away on Friday,...
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Vera Samoylicz

November 21, 1931 - March 15, 2013

VERA SAMOYLICZ (nee ZINTCHENKO), age 81 of Cleveland. Devoted mother of Tania Kegyes (George S.), Nancy Pekarcsik (Gary), Viola Wyderka (Paul) and the late Nina Lizzini (Robert), loving grandmother of 8 and great-grandmother of 16, dear sister of Nadia Mutter, Tatjana Degan and the following deceased: Zena Beran and Luba Kiekicz, cherished aunt and friend of many, passed away on Friday, March 15,...
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Daniel G. Widlicka

April 4, 1920 - March 7, 2013

Reverend Daniel G. Widlicka was born Easter Sunday, April 4, 1920 in Cleveland, Ohio; grew up at the Czechoslovak Baptist Church (now Scranton Rd. Bible Church) and at age 16 attended a Bible Study at the City Mission and received Jesus Christ as his personal Savior. He graduated from West Tech High School in 1939; in 1941 enrolled at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago in preparation for...
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Joanne Carol McKown

June 27, 1947 - February 27, 2013

JOANNE CAROL McKOWN (nee Floor), age 65 of Cleveland was granted her wings on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Her final days were spent surrounded by her family and friends that Joanne had touched in some small way throughout her very memorable life. She was the beloved daughter of Lisette and Ralph Floor (deceased). Beloved sister of Nancy (deceased) (Louie, living), Jimmy (Betty) and Rose ...
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Amelia G. Hastings

October 23, 1949 - February 13, 2013

AMELIA G. HASTINGS (nee Nolen), age 63 of Cleveland. Beloved wife of John F. Hastings, Sr., devoted mother of Patrick Dubin (deceased), Betty Neruda (Richard) and John. F. Hastings, Jr., loving grandmother of Don Adams, Richard and Austin Neruda and Julianna Dubin, cherished daughter of the late J.D. and Mary Nolen, step-daughter of the late Odell Nolen, dear sister of Bill Nolen, Dorothy Burdick...
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Lynn C. Hammond

July 3, 1947 - February 11, 2013

LYNN C. HAMMOND (nee Davis) age 65 of Cleveland. Beloved wife of Michael for 23 years, devoted mother of Debra L. Potter (Alan) and Kevin R. Moss (Darla Halabicci), loving grandmother of Amanda Caspary and Tyler Moss, mother-in-law of Joe Caspary, daughter of the late Charles and Carolyn Davis. Passed away on Monday, February 11, 2013. Memorials may be forwarded to Cleveland Baptist Church, 4431...
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Kenneth Walls

February 14, 1927 - February 10, 2013

KENNETH WALLS, 85,of Cleveland, beloved husband of Mary Walls (nee Bays); loving father of Kenneth Michael "Fran" Walls (Juanita), Rickey Walls (Charlene), and Terrie Walls; dear grandfather of 6 and great-grandfather of 4; dear brother of Jackey Walls, Junie Hager, and Jeanetta Toney. Ken was retired from Gorretta Machine & Mfg., Cleveland, following 30 years of service. He passed away Sunday,...
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W.C. "Sam" Arrowood

August 25, 1939 - February 5, 2013

W.C. "SAM" ARROWOOD, 73, of Brooklyn, beloved husband of Jeanne Knight (nee Foster); loving father of Edward Arrowood (Vicki), Lisa Arrowood, Karen Arrowood Griffin, Susie Justice (Ronnie), Lorraine Arrowood, Samantha Arrowood-Tate (Patrick), David Michael Arrowood, Sabrina Arrowood, Melanie Foster, David O. Knight, Brian Arrowood, the late Vicky Lynn Arrowood, and the late U.S.M.C. Cpl. Timothy...
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Raymond C. Mackey

July 15, 1939 - February 4, 2013

RAYMOND C. MACKEY, age 73. Cherished son of the late Raymond and Anna (nee Wald), dear brother of Thomas Mackey, cherished cousin and friend of many. Passed away on Monday, February 4, 2013. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL ROAD CLEVELAND FROM 10AM TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2013 UNTIL THE TIME OF THE SERVICE AT 11AM. Interment at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery, Cleveland. 216-741...
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Robert M. Karhan

June 2, 1918 - February 2, 2013

ROBERT M. KARHAN, age 94 of Brooklyn, Ohio. Beloved husband of the late Martha (nee Manas), devoted father of Robert L. Karhan (Kathy), loving grandfather of Kimberly Jackson (Leigh), Steven R. Karhan and Karen Hansen (Ryan), great-grandfather of Lucas Jackson and Emmitt Hansen, dearest son of the late Michael and Mamie Karhan (nee Gerhardt), dear brother of the following deceased: Edward,...
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Lillian R. Ryan

April 11, 1935 - January 18, 2013

LILLIAN R. RYAN, age 77 of Cleveland. Loving mother of David A., beloved sister of Walter J. (Judith), Patricia Peck (Roger) and Dory Smith (Thomas); aunt of Nicole Smith, Robert Peck (Michelle) and Lisa Sharp (Adam), Andrew Ryan, Timothy Ryan, Kathy Ward (Rick), and friend of many. Passed away on Friday, January 18, 2013. Memorials may be forwarded to Kidney Foundation of Ohio, Inc., 2831...
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Elzie W. Holcomb

May 17, 1921 - January 16, 2013

ELZIE W. HOLCOMB, age 91 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of the late Helen (nee Horracks), devoted father of June Marie Selick (deceased), Janet Burton ( David), Michael ( Linda) and Mark, loving grandfather of six and great-grandfather of three, dear brother many. Passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2013. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL ROAD CLEVELAND FROM 4-8PM SUNDAY,...
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Sandra Marie Haynik

August 22, 1943 - January 10, 2013

SANDRA "SANDY" HAYNIK (nee Purcell), age 69 of Brooklyn, Ohio. Beloved wife and sweety-face of George Haynik, step-mother to George Haynik, Jr., dear sister of Betty Behal (Joseph) and the late Norma Glover, dear aunt of many nieces and nephews. Sandra was an elevator operator at the Terminal Tower and was also a former switchboard operator for the Nickel Plate Railroad. She was also a good...
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Steve Walsh

March 29, 1958 - January 9, 2013

Steve Walsh, age 54, of Strongsville, Ohio; beloved husband of 27 years of Christine A. Walsh (nee Hodgskiss); loving father of Holly Walsh (Joseph Zezulak) and Ryan Walsh; dear grandfather of Logan Zezulak; dear brother of John, Edgar, Sherri, Sheila, Shawn and Alex. Steve passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2013. No visitation or funeral service scheduled. Cremation by Busch Crematory. A...
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William Earl Weber, Sr.

January 5, 1932 - January 4, 2013

WILLIAM E. WEBER, Sr. age 80 of Cleveland. Cherished husband of Mary Ann (nee McKay) for 61 years, devoted father of Deborah Bateman (Earl), Laura Lea Weber and William E. Weber, Jr., loving Bumpa of Cathy Mlady (Paul), Jason Bateman (Jill), William Bateman, William E. Weber III (Ashley), T.J. Weber and Shawn Weber, Anthony, Jordan, Mikayla, Benjamin, Alyson and Mason, dear brother, uncle and...
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Robert A. Wild

December 25, 1924 - January 3, 2013

Robert A. Wild, age 88 of Brooklyn; WW II Army Veteran and retired Cleveland Firefighter; beloved son of the late Albert and Marguerite (Nehls) Wild; loving brother of the late William Wild; brother-in-law of the late Jean Wild; dear uncle of Paula Dowler (Robert) and the late Pamela Wild; great uncle of Kerry Menn (Casey) and Ryan Dowler; and friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, January 3,...
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Richard A. Ferencie

January 26, 1940 - January 2, 2013

RICHARD A. FERENCIE, age 72 of Cleveland. Beloved husband of Janice (nee Loeffler) for 38 years, proud father of Richie (deceased), Sarah Shoop and Rachel Kapla, loving grandpaw of many, dear brother of Monica Petron (Joe), Steven (Karen) and the late Ted, dearest uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Wednesday, January 2, 2013. Memorials may be forwarded to Mary Queen of Peace Preservation...
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Amy Virginia Jacklitch

May 29, 1923 - January 1, 2013

Amy V. Jacklitch (nee Forster), 89, wife of the late Edward C. Jacklitch who passed away in 1969; mother of Edward Jacklitch (Carol, deceased) of CA, and Carl Jacklitch (Bev) of Parma; dear grandmother of Carl J. and Susan A.; dear sister of Robert Forster (Arlene, deceased), and the late Ralph, Leonard, Jack, and Sara Dilly. Funeral service at the funeral home Sat., Jan. 5 at 2 P.M., where the...
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Elsie May Demcho

June 23, 1943 - December 27, 2012

Elsie May Demcho, age 69, of Lakewood, Ohio, and formerly of Sheffield, Ohio and Willard, Ohio, loving mother of Lisa Demcho (Ed Woodworth) of North Fairfield, Ohio; dear grandmother of Orry and Ashton Woodworth; daughter of the late Kathryn E. Dippong (nee Reis) who passed away on December 11, 2012, and the late Warren Walter Dippong who passed away in March 1976; beloved sister of Joseph C....
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Fred E. Schifler

December 29, 1942 - December 25, 2012

FRED E. SCHIFLER, age 69 of New London, Ohio and Formerly of Cleveland and North Ridgeville. Beloved husband of Phyllis (nee Bruning) and the late Carlene (nee Kennedy), devoted father of Debbie Bales, David Schifler, Rick Trowski and Christy Schifler, loving grandfather of Amber, Joshua, Bryan, Rachel, Candice, Bonnie, Daniel and Isaac, dear great grandfather, brother and friend of many. Passed...
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Roberta J. Mason

March 19, 1934 - December 13, 2012

Roberta "Bobbie" J. Mason (nee Kozlik), age 78 of Lakewood; beloved wife of the late Edward; loving mother of John Thompson (Ann) and Paul Mason ; dear grandmother of Sean Mason, Heather Mason, Nicholas Thompson, and Alexander Thompson and friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2012. Memorials may be forwarded to University Circle United Methodist Church, 1919 East 107th Street...
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Kathryn E. Dippong

May 5, 1924 - December 11, 2012

Kathryn E. Dippong (nee Reis) age 88 of Cleveland, beloved wife of the late Warren W. ; loving mother of Elsie Demcho, Joseph (Linda), Robert (Aris), and Patricia Dipinto (Michael), dear grandmother of Lisa Woodworth (Ed), Kenneth (Leanne), Kristina Ferdig , Katherine , Joseph(Nicole), Jeffrey(Shari), Dina Mills ((Joey), Michael and Elizabeth; great-grandmother of twelve; sister of Herbert Reis,...
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Magdolna Harkay

January 13, 1937 - December 11, 2012

Magdolna Harkay (nee Havran), age 75, of Cleveland, Ohio, beloved wife of the late Antal "Tony" Sr. who passed away in August 2008; loving mother of Attila Harkay, Maria Sickon (Chris), Antal Harkay, Jr. (Nitza), Aladar Harkay (Lorraine), Margaret Harkay, and Alexander Harkay; dear grandmother and great-grandmother of many. Mrs. Harkay passed away on Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at her home...
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Helen Wires

December 12, 1918 - December 8, 2012

HELEN WIRES (nee Sutkowy), age 93 of Brooklyn, Ohio. Beloved wife of the late William, devoted mother of Jacqueline Dagg (William) and Cheryl Wires, loving grandmother of Christopher Dagg and Jonathan Dagg (Amy Kolnes), dearest sister of the late Andrew Sutkowy (Henrietta, deceased), dear sister-in-law of Richard Wires, cherished aunt of Susan Kissel (James) and David Sutkowy (Eileen). Passed...
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Anthony "Tony" W. Mrozek

March 6, 1923 - December 7, 2012

Anthony "Tony" W. Mrozek, age 89 of Cleveland; WWII Army Veteran; beloved husband for 60 years of Anna G. (nee Baker); loving father of Anthony, Thomas (Ruth), Edward, and Maryann Mathews (Bruce); father-in-law of Ronda; dear grandfather of nine; great-grandfather of twelve; brother of Vickie and the late Joe, Frank, Stanley, Elizabeth and Louise; uncle and friend of many. Passed away on...
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Hector Arriaga

May 3, 1968 - December 6, 2012

HECTOR ARRIAGA, age 44 of Cleveland passed away on Thursday, December 6, 2012. Memorial Gathering at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME, 4334 PEARL ROAD CLEVELAND FROM 5-9PM MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012. 216-741-7700
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Melissa June Pleat

June 7, 1925 - November 23, 2012

Melissa June Pleat (nee Harrison), age 87 of Spencer, Ohio; beloved wife of the late Myron A.; loving mother of Kathleen Freeland (Ralph), Darlene McDonald (Bernie) and Richard; grandmother; great-grandmother; loving sister of Dorotha Akans, Vi Merrillat (Joe), Kirk Harrison (Sue), Richard Harrison, and the late Gertrude and the late R.B. ;aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Friday, November...
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Barbara "Grandma Barbie" E. (nee McLaren) Early

February 10, 1938 - November 22, 2012

BARBARA E. "GRANDMA BARBIE" EARLY (nee McLaren), age 74 of Cleveland. Beloved wife of William for 56 years, devoted mother of Robert Early (Sara), Infant William Early (deceased), Timothy Early and Patricia Zimmer (James), loving grandmother of Jared, Garret, Russell, Milly, Antonio, Danielle, Amanda, Megan, Tristan, William, Samuel, Alexis and Jordan, dear sister of Ralph and the following...
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Shari Garrison Gibbs

April 9, 1951 - November 8, 2012

Shari Garrison Gibbs (nee Sustarsic), 61 of Cleveland passed away November 8, 2012. Loving daughter of the late Stanley and Josephine Sustarsic (nee Kurent), sister of Jo Ann and the late Ron. In death she joins the love of her life, her late husband James Paul. Dear mother of Rob and Amber (Lorenzo); stepmother ("Evil Step") of Karen Kessler (Ken), Tom (Susie) and Diane Presser (Harry). She...
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Louis P. Gentile, Sr.

September 6, 1936 - October 19, 2012

Louis P. Gentile, Sr., age 76 of Cleveland; Army Veteran; loving father of Lou, Jr. (Donna), David (Beth), and Ann Kukucka (Bill); dear grandfather of Farrell, Graham, and Taryn Kukucka and Ian, Gabrielle, Becca, Sophia, Bianca, and Dominic Gentile; brother of Jerry (Eileen) and Mary Aquilla; uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Friday, October 19, 2012. Memorial Contributions may be...
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Mary C. (nee Fortz) Kruger

July 8, 1946 - October 15, 2012

Mary C. Kruger (nee Fortz), 66 of Cleveland, soul mate of husband Paul F. Kruger; loving other mother of Debra, Paul and Cindy; grandmother of Angela, Jesse, Danielle, Paul Michael, Dustin, Katie, Rickie and David; daughter of the late John and Amanda Fortz (nee Turkoly). Passed away on Monday, October 15, 2012. Funeral service on Saturday, October 20 at the funeral home. Interment at Brooklyn...
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Denise L. Skuller

February 21, 1958 - October 14, 2012

Denise L. Skuller, age 54 of Brook Park; beloved partner of Donald M. loving mother of Margaret Ann Kumuhone (nee Kelley) (Rich) and John Martin Kelley (Heather); loving daughter of the late Amanda and John Hoole; dear grandmother of Andrew, Leilani and Kiele; sister of Dennis, Kim, and Thearsa; and aunt of many. Passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2012. Friends may call at the BUSCH FUNERAL HOME,...
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Adaline "Nat" Natlacen

October 8, 1923 - September 25, 2012

Adaline "Nat" R. Natlacen (nee Nass), 88 of Strongsville, formerly of Middleburg Hts., passed away at Huntington Woods on Tuesday, September 25, 2012. Adaline was born in Cleveland on October 8, 1923. She graduated from Fairview School of Nursing as a registered nurse and worked for Southwest General Hospital as an Oncology Nurse, retiring after 40 years. After retirement she volunteered at...
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Gunther Scheffler

June 28, 1924 - September 23, 2012

Gunther K. Scheffler, age 88, of Cleveland, beloved husband of the late Anna E. (nee Haut) who passed away May 2012; loving father of Werner H. Scheffler (Betsy) and Karl W. Scheffler (Vickie); dear Opa of seven; great-Opa of seven; brother of Fritz; uncle and friend of many. Passed away at his home on Sunday, September 23, 2012. Memorials may be forwarded to Hospice of the Western Reserve,...
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Florence L. (nee Twigger) Davila

December 23, 1928 - September 21, 2012

Florence L. Davila (nee Twigger), 83; wife of the late Charles Davila; beloved mother of Joyce (Daniel) Ohlrich and Janet (Bruce) Loucka; loving grandmother of eight; great-grandmother of ten; sister of Fred Twigger. Preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Mary Twigger; her sisters Pearl Twigger and Kathleen Martin; brothers Clarence and William. Passed away Friday, September 21, 2012....
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Ronnie E. Hios

March 14, 1955 - September 16, 2012

Ronnie E. Hios, age 57, of Cleveland, Ohio, beloved husband of 37 years of Brenda L. Hios (nee Byrd); loving father of Amanda Camp (Rodney) and the late Rebecca Hios; dear grandfather of Sierra and Tyler; dear brother of Jamie Pennington (Sunshine), Debbie Maynard (Sam), David Hios (Jennifer), Dreama Davis (Tim), Paul Hios (Nicky), the late Doris Scaife (Billy, surviving), and the late Gus Hios;...
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Barbara Horvath

September 21, 1919 - September 15, 2012

Barbara Horvath (nee Mandy), age 92 of Cleveland; loving mother of Brenda and Gary; grandmother of Gary,Jr., Danielle, and Zach; great-grandmother of Eric; dear sister of Helen Mandy, Florence Kahoot and the late Wilma Hull and friend of many. Passed away on Saturday, September 15, 2012. Memorials may be forwarded to Northeast Ohio SPCA, 9555 Brookpark Rd., Parma, OH 44129.Interment at Hartsgrove...
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Norma E. Campbell

August 18, 1937 - September 1, 2012

Norma E. Campbell (nee Payne) age 75 of Cleveland; beloved wife of the late John F.; loving mother of Debra Rush (Gene), Donald (Diane), John (Brenda), Deidre (George),and Bobby (Cassandra); loving daughter of Otie and the late Lester; dear grandmother of Twelve; great-grandmother of Five; loving owner of Peppi and Daisy; sister of Gayle and Judy; dear friend of Randy; aunt and friend of many....
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Barbara Ann Pavetic

May 21, 1954 - August 24, 2012

Barbara Ann Pavetic, age 58, of Stow, Ohio and formerly of Cleveland, Ohio; beloved daughter of the late Robert C. and Catherine L. (nee Tomasko) Pavetic; loving sister of Linda S. Telecky of Stow and Bob Pavetic (Donna) of Cleveland; dear aunt of Matthew Telecky, Jacqueline Bowman (Ryan), Mark Telecky, Bethany Montgomery (Joshua), and great-aunt of 5; dear friend of her loving companions Whoopi...
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Neil H Richardson

July 7, 1928 - August 4, 2012

Neil H Richardson, age 84 of Brooklyn Heights; U.S.Marine Corps Veteran; beloved husband for 58 years of Barbara (nee Bailey); loving father of William (Dora), Patti Boyert (Michael), and Nancy Wygonski (Chris); dear grandfather of Jennifer, Ben (Stefanie), Lee, Neil, Rebecca (D.J.), Matthew (Mallory), Jared, Jacob, Anna, Clayton, Jonathan, Brian, Stefan, and the late Sarah and Phillip; great...
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Helena Holmes

October 21, 1948 - July 20, 2012

HELENA HOLMES (nee Dudenas), age 63 of Cleveland. Beloved Wife of Daniel for 25 years, devoted Mother of the late Patrick M. Wisner, Step-Mother of Angeline Holmes, Kelle Johnson and the late Daniel Holmes, Jr., loving Grandmother of Sarah, Step-Grandmother of Jacob, Cody, Joseph, John, Madelyn and Brodie, dearest Sister of Walter, Marie, Danielle, Jackie, Edward and Bernadette, preceded in death...
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Yvonne Olson

May 24, 1927 - July 12, 2012

YVONNE OLSON (nee Horn), age 85 of Cleveland; beloved wife of the late Clifford; loving mother of Karen (Raymond) Pianka; dear grandmother of Kirsten; daughter of the late William and Edna (nee Fuchs); sister of the late William and Elizabeth Horn; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Passed away on Thursday, July 12, 2012. Inurnment at Brooklyn Hts Cemetery. Private Family Services. 216-741-7700
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Catherine Ann Chappell Sterling

February 28, 1948 - June 25, 2012

Catherine Ann Chappell Sterling, loving mother of Justin Sterling (Stacy Carbone Sterling), Christen Sterling (fiancée Brandy Eirhart) and Robin Sterling (Jessica Neumann Sterling); beloved grandmother of 7. "I have witnessed Joy in my life and I have given Joy to others." Memorial Mass Sat., June 30 at 11:30 A.M. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 6928 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, OH 44102, where...
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Edith M. (nee Ake) Siegrist

July 20, 1913 - June 14, 2012

EDITH M. SIEGRIST (nee Ake), age 98 of Cleveland; beloved wife of the late Jacob; loving mother of Jay and Judith ; dear grandmother of Jay Bryon and Christopher; great-grandmother of Robert, Brook, Eric, Jason, Iain, Isabella and Issey; great-great-grandmother of three; sister of the late Mary Staten; aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, June 14, 2012. Memorials may be forwarded to...
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Ruth Jean Coyne

November 12, 1918 - June 10, 2012

Ruth Jean Coyne (Nee Brophy), Age 93, of Brooklyn, OH. Devoted wife of 72 years of former City of Brooklyn mayor John M. Loving mother of John J. Jr (Jeanette), Penny Dixon (James E.), Edward (Mary) and James Patrick (Graciela). Dear grandmother of 9 and great grandmother of 15. Sister of the late James, Richard and William Brophy. Ruth was born November 21, 1918 in Cleveland, OH. She...
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Leroy Schaad

November 13, 1926 - June 7, 2012

LEROY SCHAAD, 85, beloved husband of 59 years of Rebecca (nee Wilkinson); loving father of Elizabeth Chuifo (Joe); dear grandfather of Debbie Bowen, Patricia Burke (Bret), Brenda Bowen, Blaine Bowen, Jr. (Dotti), Tammy Bowen and Chuck Bowen (Carla); great-grandfather of 9 and great-great-grandfather of 9; brother of Velma Schaad and brother in law of Ruth Matuzney. Visitation at the BUSCH FUNERAL...
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Lucille Soroka

January 23, 1922 - June 5, 2012

LUCILLE SOROKA (nee Cutre), age 90 of Parma. Beloved Wife of the late John, devoted Mother of Linda Stokowski (David) and Jim Soroka (Marina), loving Grandmother of Lisa Perez, dear Sister of the late Dominic, James, Rose, Nell and Josephine. Passed away on Tuesday June 5, 2012. Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday June 12 at 10am at Holy Family Catholic Church, 7367 York Road, Parma. Cremation by...
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Robert L. Bianca

September 30, 1938 - May 15, 2012

ROBERT L. BIANCA. age 73 of Ashland formerly of Cleveland; beloved husband for 18 yrs of Rhea-Lynne Joy (nee Bowles); loving father of six; loving stepfather of Sheila Esposito; dear grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother of several ; uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Tuesday, May 15, 2012. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, 14609 Brookpark Rd., Brook Park on Friday, May 25, 2012 at 11...
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Anna B. Ragalyi

August 28, 1939 - May 14, 2012

ANN RAGALYI, 72, of Cleveland, loving mother of Debby White (Gary), Pat Isenstadt (Don), Gary Walling, and the late Susan Walling and John Walling; dear grandmother of Sarah Retkofsky (Phil), Ray Glaser, Frank White, Mike Glaser, Stacey White (Aaron), Scott Glaser (Andrea) and Samantha Walling; and great-grandmother of 5; dear sister of John Ragalyi (Janet), Frances Willson and Diane Cassell ...
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Anna E. Scheffler

August 20, 1929 - May 11, 2012

ANNA E. SCHEFFLER (nee Haut), age 82 of Cleveland, beloved wife of Gunther K.; loving mother of Werner H.(Betsy) and Karl W.(Vickie); dear grandmother of seven; great-grandmother of seven; sister-in-law of Herta Haut; aunt and friend of many. Passed away on Friday, May 11, 2012. Memorials may be forwarded to Hospice of the Western Reserve, Contributions, 17876 St. Clair Ave, Cleveland, Ohio,...
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Grant A. Schultz

April 12, 1951 - April 19, 2012

GRANT A. SCHULTZ, age 61 of Cleveland. Vietnam War Veteran. Beloved husband of Karen (nee Springer); loving son of the late Arthur and Ruth L. (nee Jahnke), brother of the late Jay A. (Irene living); uncle and friend of many. Passed away Thursday, April 19, 2012. Memorial contributions may be forwarded to Disabled American Veterans Memorial Program, PO Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301....
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Russell John Gedeon

July 5, 1929 - April 11, 2012

Russell John Gedeon, age 82, passed away on Wednesday April 11, 2012. Beloved son of the late John J. and Wilhelmina Gedeon; loving father of Ronald (Karen), Randle and Roland (Valeska); proud grandfather of Kayla, Lauren, Gabriella and Isabella; former husband of Ronna-Jean. Russell will be remembered for many years of devoted service to North Olmsted Kiwanis, West Shore YMCA Indian Guides,...
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Roger Keith "Bob" Folger

June 24, 1929 - April 5, 2012

Rev. Roger Keith "Bob" Folger, age 82, of Brooklyn, Ohio, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at the Seasons of Life Residential Hospice in Parma, Ohio following a brief battle with cancer. Bob was born at Deaconess Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio on June 24, 1929 to Wanda Wilma Folger (nee Allender) and Orlando Everly Folger. He was raised in Cleveland and graduated from Brooklyn High School...
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Ralph E. Niece

December 1, 1946 - April 5, 2012

REV. RALPH E. NIECE U.L.C., age 65 of Cleveland; beloved son of Lois (nee Petrie) and the late Ralph; loving father of Ralph, Jr.; loving brother of Michael A. (Carrie) and Michael D. Tletski; dear uncle and friend of many. Passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2012. Memorials may be forwarded to a Charity of Choice. Memorial Service at Funeral Home on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 7:45p.m. Cremation...
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