June 29, 2016

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Virgil Frase

Virgil D. Frase, 79, of Litchfield, passed onto his heavenly home Wednesday, July 31, 2013. He was born September 25, 1933 in Barberton, to the late Virgil and Ruth Frase. Virgil was a lifelong resident of Medina County.

He was a U.S. Army veteran. Virgil had been a mail carrier for 30 years and continued farming his land. Virgil was a member of the Medina County Fair Board for 10 years.

He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Audrey; daughters, Cindy Bennett of Nova and Cathy (Richard) Rice of New London; grandchildren, Bobby, Amy, Emily and John; great grandchildren, Kylie and Timmy; brother, John (Mary) Frase of Texas; sisters, Lois (Neal) Rowland of Olmsted Falls and Deb Watkins of Ashland.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Jan Sorenson.

Funeral Service will be at 11:30 A.M., Saturday, August 3, 2013 at Zion Lutheran Church, 2233 Abbeyville Rd., Valley City. Rev. Michael Koch, will officiate. Calling hours will be Friday, August 2, 2013 from 5 to 8 P.M. at Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Rd., Valley City, and 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. Saturday, August 3, 2013 at the church. Burial will be in Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Valley City.

Memorials suggested, if desired, may be made to Zion Church Organ Fund; the Medina County Agricultural Society, 710 West Smith Rd., Medina, OH 44256; or to the 4-H Youth Organization.