Thursday, July 24, 2014

Obituaries

  • Marilyn R. Stratman

    KIRTLAND – Marilyn R. Stratman died July 21, 2014, at Golden Living Center in Kirtland. She was born on May 13, 1929, in Cleveland, to Clyde and Mary Ann (nee Jelenic) Burrows. Marilyn married Jack H. Stratman in Cleveland, on Feb. 21, 1948. He preceded her in death. Survivors include her daughter, Laurel Stratman Giblock, […]

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  • James Roy Colbow

    CHARDON­ – James Roy Colbow, of Chardon, died July 16, 2014, at his home. He was 91. Jim was born in Cleveland, on June 13, 1923. The family moved to Montville Township, that same year. Jim worked the family farm with his two brothers until he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and fought in both […]

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  • Sgt. Charles J. Keller Jr.

    GRAND RIVER – Sgt. Charles J. Keller Jr., of Grand River, passed away in Medina on July 15, 2014. He was 64. Born June 30, 1950, in Cleveland, he was the son of Betty Jane (nee Matson) and Charles Jacob Keller Sr. He married Cindy Manley on Oct. 23, 2004, in Claridon Township. Charlie was […]

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  • Melba F. McVey

    MENTOR – Melba F. (nee Carrico) McVey, of Mentor, passed away July 13, 2014, at Altercare of Mentor. She was 81. Born March 7, 1933, in Fries, Va., to William and Anna Carrico, she had been a longtime area resident. Melba was the vice president of Stratford Manufacturing in Chardon. Survivors include her children, Cindy […]

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  • Martha R. Van Gorder

    TUCSON, AZ – Martha R. Van Gorder, an amazingly spirited, musical and generous woman, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, Feb. 3, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz. Martha was born Feb. 17, 1926, on the Ohio family farm in Munson Township, to Lynn H. and Katherine Sitz Reiter. She was preceded in death by her parents; […]

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  • Carolyn Jo Theresa Miller-Grissom

    CASA GRANDE, AZ – Carolyn Jo Theresa (nee Sankovich) Miller-Grissom passed away July 9, 2014. She was 68. She was born in Tennessee on Nov. 20, 1945, and was a resident of Casa Grande, Ariz. Carolyn was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. She owned and operated her own housekeeping business and enjoyed time […]

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  • Robert P. Baker

    CHARDON TWP. – Robert P. Baker, of Chardon Township, died July 10, 2014, at David Simpson Hospice House in Cleveland. He was 69. Born Oct. 7, 1944, in Cleveland, to Kenneth and Ruby (nee Gonder), he had been a longtime resident of Jefferson, before moving to Chardon. Robert served with the U.S. Navy during Vietnam. […]

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  • Rebecca Ann Kumher

    CONROE, TEXAS – Rebecca Ann Kumher, of Conroe, Texas, formerly of Burton, passed away July 6, 2014, after a long illness. She was 61. She leaves behind a daughter, Faydra (Donald) Davis; and grandchildren, Ashtyn, Kylee and Beckett. Rebecca is also survived by her Father, William David Kumher, of Middlefield; sisters, Roberta (Larry) Springer, Diana […]

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  • Charlotte A. Oatman

    MIDDLEFIELD – Charlotte A. Oatman, of Middlefield, died July 2, 2014, at University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center. She was 83. Charlotte was born April 30, 1931, in Ulm, Germany. As a child, she worked in a factory doing office work. As an adult, Charlotte migrated to the United States residing in Augusta, Ga., where she […]

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  • Elmer R. Saben

    NEWBURY TWP. – Elmer R. Saben, of Newbury Township, passed away with his family and his dog, Simba, by his side, on July 3, 2014, at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland. He was 88. Elmer was born Aug. 1, 1925, in Warrensville Heights, son of George and Mazie (nee Miller) Saben. He was […]

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