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Debra J. “Debi” Ward
(4/27/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Time: 1:00 until 3:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Wednesday, May 03, 2017
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home



Debra J. “Debi” Ward, 62, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017 at home following a three-year battle with cancer. She was born August 10, 1954, to Del Oliver and Patricia Ferrell in Dayton. Debi was a 1972 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School. Following graduation, she embarked on a 32-year career working in various federal and state agencies. Most noteworthy were 30 years at the Department of Youth Services, Mohican Juvenile Correctional Facility, in Loudonville and seven years at the Bureau of Workers Compensation in Mansfield. She felt honored to work at both agencies and with so many hard-working, dedicated people.

Debi is survived by her husband of 44 years, Dave Ward, Loudonville and son, Ben Ward of Columbus. In addition, she is survived by her sister, Lou Ann McGrath of Columbus; mother-in-law, Louise Ward of Loudonville; aunt, Susan McMahon of Fredericktown; aunt, Charlotte Lyden of Corona, California; sister-in-law, Cathy (Bruce) Purdy of Ashland; brother-in-law, Phil (Becky) Ward of Florida; six nephews and one niece. Both parents preceded her in death, as well as her brother, Ray Oliver, step-mother, Dee Oliver, father-in-law, Bud Ward and uncle, Jim McMahon. The love and support of both her family and friends made a difficult journey easier to bear.

Friends are invited to join the family for visitation from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, Loudonville, followed by a memorial service at 3 p.m. Wednesday, May 3, 2017 officiated by Pastor Scott Henderson. A private graveside burial at Loudonville Cemetery will occur at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts be made to the Zion Lutheran Church Youth Group, 222 East Main Street, Loudonville, OH 44842 or Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1050 Dauch Drive, Ashland, OH 44805.




 
Virginia E. “Ginny” Driver
(4/22/2017)
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Funeral:
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Time: 5:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Community Center of Presidential Apts.



Virginia E. “Ginny” Driver, 80, of Rocky River, died Saturday afternoon, April 22, 2017 in Ames Family Hospice of Westlake after a seven-year battle with cancer. She was born April 27, 1936 in Medford, MA and was the daughter of the late William E. and Helen R. (Wyatt) Lang. Ginny was a University of Michigan College of Nursing graduate and was a registered nurse for 15 years at The Ohio State University Medical Center, retiring in 1996. She had previously worked for the University of Florida Medical Center. She was a Columbus and Perrysville Pleasant Hill Lake resident for many years before moving to Rocky River in 2015. Ginny was a member of the Malabar Farm Spinning and Weaving Guild and was a volunteer literacy tutor with the Loudonville Public Library. She loved tennis, college football, and the Boston Red Sox. She was very proud to be a five-time breast cancer survivor.

Ginny is survived by her daughter: Suzanne Golz of Rocky River; two sons: Richard Perrine of Columbus and William Perrine of Minneapolis, MN; three step-sons: Mark Driver of Tulsa, OK, Steven Driver of Columbus, and Kevin Driver of Eaton; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Don A. Driver on Sept. 19, 2014; a step-son, Michael Driver; and a brother, Robert Lang.

A Celebration of Life get-together will be held Thursday, April 27 from 5-8 PM in the Community Center at The Presidential Apartments, 3140 Wooster Road, Rocky River, OH. In lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be donated to the American Institute for Cancer Research, 1759 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20009.




 
Eleanor Hill  Knupke
(4/22/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time: 6:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Time: 10:30 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home



Eleanor Hill Knupke, 93, of Loudonville, died Saturday evening April 22, 2017 surrounded by her family in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville. Eleanor was born September 22, 1923 at Prout Station, Erie County, the daughter of the late Clinton and Elma (Hill) Downing. She grew up on the family farm that is now NASA Plum Brook and where she worked during WWII. She was a 1941 graduate of Sandusky High School. She had previously worked at Erie County AAA Agriculture Office and then at Ferrell Cheek Steel Foundry. On August 21,1948 she married Gene G. Knupke and he died March 3, 2004. Together they raised their family and lived in North Fairfield, Berlin Heights, Mansfield, and Loudonville the last 20 years. Eleanor loved writing letters, poetry and had published a book of her own verses entitled, “Verses from The Heart”. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, Loudonville, Little Washington Homemakers Club, Carriage Trailer Club, and Chit-Chat Club, Norwalk since 1947.

She is survived by four daughters: Linda Applegate of Perrysville, Peggy Baker of Columbus, Sue (Lloyd) Wineinger of Texas, and Debra (Richard) Noel of Mansfield; five grandsons: Travis Myers, Tim (Hope) Silva, David Silva, Jonathan (Tina) Applegate, and Seth (Tiffany) Applegate; three great-grandchildren: David Jr., Aiden, and Rachel Renee Silva; and one sister: Agnes Camp of Milan. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a grandson: Michael Silva, a sister: Margaret Ohlemaker, and three brothers: Norris, Clinton Jr., and Robert Downing.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at 10:30am in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Scott Henderson officiating. Graveside services will begin at 2:30pm Wednesday in Perkins Township Cemetery, Sandusky. Friends may call Tuesday from 6-8pm in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be given to Loudonville Fire Department, Inc., 200 N. Market Street, Loudonville, Ohio 44842, or Zion Lutheran Church, 222 East Main Street, Loudonville, Ohio 44842.




 
Orman E. “Pete” Brothers
(4/18/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 5:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Friday, April 21, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home



Orman E. “Pete” Brothers, 64, of Loudonville, died Tuesday evening, April 18, 2017 in Ohio Health Mansfield Hospital after a period of declining health. Pete was born May 9, 1952 in Ashland and was the son of the late Herbert E. and Polly (Mencer) Brothers Jr. He was a 1971 graduate of Ashland High School and had lived in Loudonville since 1972. Pete was a bus driver for the Loudonville-Perrysville School District for 15 years, retiring in 2001. He was a former youth baseball coach and umpire and a member of the Sons of the American Legion. He was an avid sports fan, most particularly the Indians, Cavs, and The Ohio State Buckeyes.

Pete is survived by his son: Pete (Carrie) Brothers of Lower Burrell, PA; his daughter: Sherri (Rodney) Casler of Loudonville; ten grandchildren: Zach Casler, Ruthie Casler, Julia Casler, BJ Mondragon, Brennan Brothers, Alayna Brothers, Georgia Brothers, Tristan Brothers, Ciarra Brothers, and Cayla Brothers; one great-grandson: Joseph Casler; and one brother: Duane P. Brothers of Ashland. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, April 21, at 11:00 am in Lindsey Funeral Home with Rev. Howard Burnett officiating. Burial will follow in Loudonville Cemetery. Friends may call in the funeral home on Thursday evening from 5-8PM. Memorial contributions may be donated to L-P Athletic Boosters, c/o Trish Edmondson, 16301 Twp. Rd. 463, Loudonville, OH 44842 or Loudonville Youth Association, PO Box 135, Loudonville, OH 44842, or Loudonville Youth Association on Pete’s behalf.




 
Dorothy H.  Burgett
(4/15/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time: 5:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Dorothy H. Burgett, 91, of Lakeville died Saturday evening, April 15, 2017 in McMullen Assisted Living Center, Loudonville after a short illness. Dorothy was born January 27, 1926 in Portage County and was the daughter of the late Leo and Louise (Cline) Bray. She was a 1944 graduate of Crestline High School and worked after school at the Shelby Depot during WWII. On June 28, 1947 Dorothy married Robert “Curly” Burgett in New Boston and he died April 23, 1981. She was a homemaker and lived in Lakeville most of her life. Dorothy was a member of the Lakeville United Methodist church, the Lakeville fire Dept. Auxiliary, and the Lakeville Booster Club. She spent many years working in the Lakeville ball field concession stand and enjoyed collecting owl figurines.

Dorothy is survived by two sons: Robert (Elaine) Burgett and Ronnie (Debbie) Burgett, all of Lakeville; two daughters: Sandy (Donald) wigton of Lakeville and Linda (Kim) McCullough of Shreve; 12 grandchildren: Jeremy Burgett, Jeff Burgett, Heidi Alexander, Jarrod Wigton, Angela Sparr, Stephanie Hiller, Mike Taylor, Teresa Wengerd, Brandon Burgett, Brock Burgett, Dori Eggan, and Dustin Taylor; 21 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Joseph Bray of Hilliard; and one sister, Carol (William) Kreiner of Loveland. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one brother, Robert Bray, and one daughter-in-law, Mary Simmons Burgett.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday morning, April 20, 2017 at 11:00 am in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Rev. Diane McCartney and Rev. Angel Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in Nashville Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 5-8pm on Wednesday, April 19 in the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be donated to Lakeville United Methodist Church Food Pantry, PO Box 66, Lakeville, OH 44638 or Lakeville Fire Dept., PO Box 27, Lakeville, OH 44638.




 
Jeffrey S.  Baker
(4/13/2017)
Visitation:
Date: Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Time: 6:00 until 8:00 PM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home

Funeral:
Date: Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Lindsey Funeral Home


Jeffrey S. Baker, 61, of rural Perrysville, died Thursday evening, April 13, 2017 in UH Samaritan Medical Center after a short illness. Jeff was born December 4, 1955 in Crestline and was the son of the late Robert C. and Evelyn (Huffman) Baker. He was a farmer and lived his entire life on the southern Ashland County family farm. He was a 1974 graduate of Loudonville High School and enjoyed cutting wood, deer hunting and fishing.

He is survived by his sister, Kimberly (Chad McKenzie) Baker of rural Perrysville; two sons: Jake Baker and Race Baker of Orrville; and a grandchild. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 11:00 AM in LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE with Pastor Jim Luedeman of Vermillion Baptist Church officiating. Burial will follow in Bethesda Cemetery, Green Township. Friends may call Tuesday, April 18 from 6-8 PM in the Lindsey Funeral Home.





 
Carol F.  Fenton
(4/6/2017)
Visitation:
Date:
Time: None
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Funeral:
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Time: 11:00 AM
Location: Trinity Community Church


Carol F. Fenton, 80, of Loudonville passed away on April 6, 2017, in Colonel Manor Health Care Center in Loudonville after declining health. She was born July 26, 1936 in Mentor and was the daughter of Francis and Eleanor (Ingersol) Wagar. Carol was a Mentor High School graduate and member of Trinity Community Church, in Loudonville. She and her husband lived in many places around the country including Yorbo Linda, CA, both Madison and Mentor, OH, Jacksonville, AL, and Lady Lakes, FL. They have been residents of Loudonville for the past ten years.

Carol is survived by her husband, David Fenton, whom she married May 11, 1957; four sons: Bob (Polly) Fenton of Loudonville, Mark (Heather) Fenton of Henderson, NV, Rick (Brenda) Fenton of Oldsmar, FL, and Bryan (Kathy) Fenton of Huntersville, NC; one daughter: Karen (Matt) Gehrsitz of Canton, GA; seven grandchildren; Ryley, Tyler, Kyle, Courtney, Rachel, Zach, and Nikoli; seven great-grandchildren: Dylan, Olyvia, Brayden, Kaylee, Aubrey, Savannah, and Liam; and one sister: Conny (Dan) Snyder of Mentor. She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers; David and Mars Wagar; and one sister, Gretchen Wagner.

A memorial service will be held at Trinity Community Church on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor John Temple officiating. A time of lunch and fellowship will follow the service. Private burial will take place in Pioneer Cemetery, Loudonville. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Trinity Community Church, 127 S. Union Street, Loudonville, OH 44842.




 
 
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