April 18, 2014

Medina
Partly cloudy
49°F

Valerie Smith

Valerie Smith, 84, longtime resident of Medina County, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014. She was born August 30, 1929, in Cleveland, to the late John and Mary (Sulak) Buk. Valerie loved spending time with her family and will always be remembered for the loving care she gave her grandchildren. She was a faithful member Read More…

Kathalene Jackson

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Kathalene Jackson, 68, passed away Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Kathalene was born June 17, 1945, in Hazlehurst, Georgia, to the late Ira Thomas and Edith Nelson. She proudly served in the U.S. Army Corps and was a lifetime member of the Wadsworth American Legion Post #170, former president of the American Legion Womens Auxiliary, and Read More…

Lois A “Blondie” Foster

Lois A “Blondie” Foster, 82 of Homerville died Wednesday April 16, 2014 at Medina Hospital in Medina. She was born May 19, 1931 in Akron the daughter of Henry William and Margaret (LeBaron) Wilcox. She had been employed at Black River School System for over 20 years and was a member of Homerville United Methodist Read More…

Royal Alexander Freeman

Royal Alexander Freeman, went to sit in the lap of Jesus, Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Royal was brought into this world by parents, Alyssia Powell and Trevor Freeman, whose love will forever keep him alive. He is also loved and cherished by grandparents, Matthew and Kiesha Perkins and Nathan and Victoria Phillips; great-grandparents, Chris and Read More…

Joan Margaret Bivins

Joan Margaret Bivins, 70, of Wadsworth, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014 at Hospice of Medina County. She was born May 15, 1943 in Lodi, to Robert and Marjorie Whitacre Seal. She graduated from Lodi High School and had resided in Lodi most of her life, the past 15 years in Wadsworth. She was employed Read More…

Grace Isabelle Perkins

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Grace Isabelle Perkins, 92, of Wadsworth, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Altercare in Wadsworth. She was born November 30, 1921 in Wadsworth, to Edward and Icey (Shook) Lesher. She graduated from Wadsworth High School in 1939. She frequently met with classmates. She worked at her uncle’s shoe store after school and Saturdays. She Read More…

Richard James Baechle, Sr.

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Richard James Baechle, Sr., 79, of Medina, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014, with family by his side. He was born July 7, 1934 to the late Louis and Regina (nee Eichbert), in Cleveland. Richard greatly enjoyed roses and spent much time nurturing his rose garden. He was an avid bowler and an active member Read More…

Hubert R. VanDeusen

Hubert R. “Hub” “Papa Smurf” VanDeusen, 84, of Hinckley, most recently of McLaughlin, South Dakota, passed away Saturday, April 12, 2014. He was born September 9, 1929. He was the son of Martin and Irma VanDeusen of Hinckley. Hubert was the owner of the Hinckley Shell gas station for several years. He enjoyed working on Read More…

Karen Lee Hirt

Karen Lee Hirt (nee Vogely), 65, died of a heart attack and complications from multiple sclerosis on Monday, February 3, 2014 at Regency Hospital of Akron in Barberton. She had resided since 2009 at Emeritus at Camelot Place in Medina and periodically since 2012 at Wadsworth Pointe Assisted Living Facility. Prior to that, she was Read More…

Marian C. Macklin

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Marian C. Macklin, 84, of Medina, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014. She was born October 24, 1929 in Columbus Grove, Ohio, to the late Charles and Estelle Fruchey. She has been a longtime resident of Medina County. She was a former member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Valley City. Marian had worked at Read More…