Kenneth A. Yosick, age 83, resident of Shelby, died Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.
Born June 12, 1931 in Shelby to Frank and Lillian (Soldan) Yosick he had been a lifelong Shelby resident. A 1949 graduate of Shelby High School, he served in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.
Ken was employed with the former Wilkins Air Force Depot, Miller Products and Alex Murray Construction and was a 38 year employee of PPG Industries in Crestline retiring in 1982. He was a member of Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church and the American Legion O'Brien Post #326. A bingo enthusiast, he enjoyed bird watching and cherished the time spent with his family.
Survivors include his wife, Susie (Carpenter)Yosick, whom he wed November 8, 1952; two sons, David (Frances) Yosick of Bellville and Richard (Kathy) Yosick of Columbia, SC; two daughters, Ruth (Tim) Detillion of Shelby and Diana (Jim) Haley of Shelby; 14 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Paul (Rosanna) Yosick of Fairborn, OH, John (Aline) Yosick of Huntington Beach, CA, and Thomas (Doris) Yosick of Hanover, PA; two sisters, Sister Irene Yosick, O.S.F. of Shelby; and Joan Courtney of Grove City, OH, nieces, nephews and other relatives.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Yosick, Jr. in 1982, his daughter, Annette Borgelt in 1983, grandson, Richard "Ricky" Yosick, Jr.; great-grandson, Troy Lee Detillion, two brothers, Dennis and Robert Yosick, twin sisters, Patricia Lysinger and Sister Martha Ann Yosick, sister-in-law, Janice Yosick and brother-in-law, Thomas Courtney.
Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Friday, December 19, 2014 at the Barkdull Funeral Home in Shelby. Father James Sanford will officiate with interment to follow in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Memorial expressions may be made in Kenneth's memory to the American Cancer Society.
On line condolences may be made at www.barkdullfuneral home.com
Robert D. Fisher, 97, Crestline, died Monday, December 15, 2014 at Crestline Nursing Center, Crestline.
Born in Shelby on November 11, 1917 to the late Russell T. and Mae E. (Donnenwirth) Fisher, Bob grew up in Shelby during the Great Depression. He was an outstanding football and basketball player at Shelby High School Class of 1935. After high school, he served in a CCC camp in Idaho, worked at the Bicycle Shop and the Tube Works in Shelby.
He was married on August 31, 1940 to Esther May Speelman and she preceded him in death on January 15, 2012. He served his country in WWII, spending time in Italy in 1945-1946. Following his U.S. Army stint, the Mansfield Tire and Rubber Company was his employer from 1946-1979, when he retired.
He was an active member of the former First English Lutheran Church, Crestline and Trinity Lutheran Church, Crestline. He served as a greeter and usher in church. Since 1943, Bob lived at the family home on North Wiley Street. Most mornings he was among the first customers at the Crestline McDonald's. Bob was a member of the VFW Post 2920, Crestline, the American Legion Post 488, Crestline, and the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, Aerie #859, Crestline.
He is survived by his five children, Robert C. and Faye Fisher of Fairborn, Marjorie and John Connors of Dixon, MO, David G. and Bonnie Fisher of Galion, William A. and Donna Fisher of Bucyrus, and Michael W. and June Fisher of Charlotte, NC; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Paul and Dean Fisher.
A private family graveside service will be held on Saturday, December 27 at Greenlawn Cemetery, Crestline, with Pastor Diana Seaman officiating. Full military honors will be given by the U.S. Army and the Crestline/Galion Veterans Groups.
Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Lutheran Church in care of the funeral home.
The Mark A. Schneider Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Robert D. Fisher.
Online condolences may be made to the family at masfh.com
Marjorie E. White (nee: Derrickson) 86, of Oberlin passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Elmcroft of Lorain on Saturday December 13, 2014 following a long illness.
She was born March 17, 1928 in Willard, Ohio. Marjorie attended school in Willard where she maintained many lifelong friendships. She was an extraordinarily devoted and loving mother and grandmother. She was also especially devoted to and loved her Indiana family. She was a diehard Cleveland Indians fan and enjoyed playing Bingo, horse racing, fishing, reading, sewing, and her beautiful flower gardens. Survivors include her seven children, John White (Rick) of Bethesda, Md.; Gregory White (Deborah) of North Ridgeville; Carol Tobiasz (Gary) of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; Timothy White (Brenda) of Elyria; Susan Pyles (Robert) of North Ridgeville; Robert White (Anita) of Carlisle Township; and, Patricia Armstrong (Lance) of Wellington. Marjorie is also survived by twenty grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of forty two years; John White, her parents; John and Freida (nee: Mathys) Derrickson, originally from Indiana, a brother; Charles Derrickson and a sister; Lois King. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday December 18, 2014 (today) and 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday December 19, 2014 at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57) Elyria (440)322-4626 where funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday immediately following visitation. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions in Marjorie's memory can be sent to The Alzheimer's Association 23215 Commerce Park Drive Suite 300 Beachwood, Ohio 44122-5843. Online condolences can be expressed at www.laubenthalmercado.com
Lena Fern Keysor, age 99, died Saturday, December 13, 2014 at The Willows of Willard. She was born June 24, 1915 in Greenwich Twp., daughter of the late Joseph and Ida (Myers) Enzor. She was a lifelong resident of Greenwich Twp. Lena was a 1933 graduate of Greenwich High School. She married Charles B. Keysor in 1937. They operated a dairy farm in Greenwich Twp. Charles died on November 12, 1994.
Lena is survived by her children, Audrey (Vincent) Slentz, Samuel (Margie) Keysor, Philip (Betty) Keysor; her grandchildren, Angela and Brian Keysor Miller, Deanna Keysor, Laura (Brad) Berding and Teresa Trinosky; four great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sisters, Ruth Enzor, Rhea Rogers and Ivis Ehler; her brothers, Charles, Paul and Merle Enzor.
Friends called from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 17, 2014 and from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Thursday at Eastman Funeral Home, 49 West Main St., Greenwich with Rev. Russell Enzor officiating. Burial will follow at Edwards Grove Cemetery, Greenwich. Memorials may be given to the March of Dimes Foundation, National Office, 1275 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains, NY 10605. Online condolences: www.eastmanfuneralhome.com
Dorothy June Gahr-Izatt of Stuart, Florida passed away into the loving arms of her Father God in Heaven on Friday, December 12, 2014 at Harbor House Hospice in Stuart, Florida. She was 90 years young.
Dorothy was born June 15, 1924 in Willard, Ohio, the daughter of the late George and Theresa Gahr. She graduated from Willard High School and worked for the City of Willard for several years. She was first married to Raymond Wiers (deceased) of Celeryville with whom she had two children, Sandra Leigh in 1951 and Sidney Lynn in 1953.
From Celeryville, she moved to Baraboo, Wisconsin where she resided for about a year before moving to Margate, Florida in 1960. It was there that she met and married Russell Izatt. They continued to live in Margate until building their own house in Stuart, Florida in 1982. Before being weakened with strokes, Dorothy would always have a garden, and in the 80's was locally recognized as the "orchid lady" for the beautiful orchids she grew and sold that still flower and bloom to this day.
Dorothy is survived by her husband and soul mate of 47 years, Russell Izatt, loving daughter Sandra Wiers-Milne (Dan), all from Stuart, Florida; beloved brother Harold Gahr (Shirley) from Sandusky, Ohio, nephews Gayle and Grant Gahr, nieces Lori, Julie, and Karen, one grandniece and six grandnephews. She was preceded in death by her parents in the early 1970's and son, Sidney, November 5, 2011.
There will be a private family service. Cremation will be made by Treasure Coast Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory in Stuart, Florida.
No flowers please. Memorial expressions may be made to your local Hospice House. Cards may be sent to 1005 SE Salerno Rd, Stuart, FL 34997.
Laura Kay Hunt (29) of Willard, died Sunday, December 14, 2014.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 19, 2014 at the Church of the Nazarene in Willard. Friends may call Thursday 5-8 p.m. at the church.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Teen Challenge of Columbus, 2859 Innis Road, Columbus, Ohio 43224 or through the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.lindseykocher.com