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Obituaries from the Akron Beacon Journal

Note - Numbers in parentheses indicate editing done to protect privacy.

Dorothy M. Bauman

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Thursday, April 7, 1994, Page: B8

RITTMAN -- Dorothy M. Schaad, 89, of Rittman, died March 5 at Rittman Nursing Center.

She was born in Sterling and lived in Rittman since 1933. She was a member of the Rittman United Methodist Church, the Wadsworth Senior Citizens, Wadsworth Eagles Auxiliary, and Wayne County R.E.A.C.T.

Her husband, Frank Schaad, died in 1983. She is survived by (two) daughters; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; brother, Roy Bauman of Sterling; and sister, Catherine Burns of Rittman.

Memorial service Friday, 11 a.m., at the Rittman United Methodist Church, with Rev. C. Michael Gibson officiating. There will be no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the United Methodist Church, 211 N. Metzger Ave., Rittman 44270. (Gillman, 925-2911.)


Karl E. Beery

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, 4/27/92, Death Notice / Classified

RITTMAN -- Karl E. Beery, 67, of 14436 Decourcey Rd., April 25 at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital.

He was born at Sterling and was a life resident of the Sterling-Rittman area. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was employed at Maibach's in Sterling for over 30 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church.


Helen Dockus

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Friday, November 27, 1998

RITTMAN -- Helen C. Hartzler, 86, of Rittman, died Nov. 26, 1998, at the Apostolic Christian Home.

She is survived by (two) daughters, seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Herman Dockus of Wadsworth, Robert Dockus and Leonard Dockus, both of Ocala, Fla.; sister, Martha Lott of Rittman.

Services will be held Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Smithville Apostolic Christian Church, with interment at the Apostolic Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman; and at the church one hour before services. Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian home, 10680 Steiner Rd., Rittman 44270. (Gillman, 925-2911.)


Frank Adam Eiler

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, April 14, 1999

NORTON -- Frank Adam Eiler, 83, passed away April 12, 1999.  Mr. Eiler was born Nov. 11, 1915, in Kenmore, Ohio, and worked for Firestone Tire & Rubber as a tire builder until his retirement in 1978. He was a lifetime resident, and a member of Emanuel United Church of Christ in Doylestown.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Arlene, and is survived by his (2) daughters, brother, Joe (Clara) Eiler of Akron; sisters, Katherine Burkett of Virginia, Elizabeth (Herb) Kolb of Cincinnati, Lillian (Red) Keppler of North Canton; (7) grandchldren, and (5) great-grandchildren.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the Bacher Funeral Home, 3250 Greenwich Rd., Norton, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Donations in memory of Mr. Eiler may be made to the American Lung Association of Ohio, Akron/Canton Area Branch, 13000 Christmas Seal Dr. N.W., Canton 44709.


Everett W. Emch

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, October 29, 1999

RITTMAN -- Everett W. Emch, 88, of Rittman, died Oct. 27, 1999, at Akron General Medical Center.
He was born in New Martinsville, W. Va., and lived in Rittman since 1924. He was a retired employee of the former Packaging Corp. of America, a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, and a member of Howard A. Bair Post 423, American Legion. He attended the Rittman Apostolic Christian Church.

Surviving are his wife, Helen M. Emch, to whom he had been married 64 years; (2) daughters; sister, Ella Mae Weber of Phoenix, Ariz.; (4) grandchildren, and (3) great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at the Apostolic Church Cemetery; ministers of the church will officiate. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday (TODAY) at the Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman. Memorials may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home, 10680 Steiner Rd., Rittman 44270


Frieda Fetzer

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Friday, November 15, 1991, Page: C7

Frieda (Fetzer) Meyers, 90, of N. Carolina, formerly of Gate St., Doylestown, died Wednesday, Nov. 13. She was formerly a homemaker and local freelance artist. She was a member of the Doylestown United Methodist Church.

Preceded in death by her husband, Ralph L. Meyers in 1983, and brother, Herman Fetzer, an Ohio author who wrote under the name of Jake Falstaff, she is survived by (1) daughter, three sons, 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

Funeral service will be Monday, 2 p.m. at the Monbarren Funeral Home in Doylestown, Rev. David Tennant officiating. Interment Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. Friends may call Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. at the funeral home.


Zelda M. Hilty

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, February 1, 1996

Zelda Mary (Hilty) Briner, 87, went home to be with the Lord on Feb.1, 1996. She lived most of her life in Brimfield, was a member of The Chapel on Fir Hill and retired from Akron General Hospital in 1974.

Preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Dayton H., she is survived by (1) son and daughter-in-law, (2) daughters and sons-in-law; (8) grandchildren, and 18 great grandchildren. Also survived by brother, Paul Hilty, and sisters, Mabel Shank and Evelyn Kropf.

She will be lovingly remembered by her family and many friends for her generosity and many acts of kindness. Those who knew her remember a "feisty little lady" who spoke up for that which she believed was right. She was an inspiration as she shared her faith in God with those whose lives she touched.

Funeral services Monday, 11 a.m. at the Hopkins Lawyer Uniontown Funeral Home, 3553 Northdale St., one block northwest of the square of 619 and Cleveland Ave., with Rev. Eloy Pacheco officiating. Burial at Greenlawn
Cemetery, Uniontown. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, and also one hour prior to the service time Monday. Memorials may be made to The Chapel, 135 Fir Hill, Akron, 44304.


Grace M. Irvin

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Wednesday, January 13, 1993, Page: D7

Grace M. Steiner, 84, of 1080 Country Club Dr., Apt. 7, Wooster, died Monday, in Wooster. She was born in 1908 to John and Susan (McFadden) Irvin. She was a member of East Chippewa Church of the Brethren and was very active at Westview Manor Nursing Home.

She is survived by husband, Harold L. Steiner; (1) son and daughter, six grandchildren, a brother and three sisters.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 23, at East Chippewa Church of the Brethren in Orrville. The family will greet friends following the service. Interment will be private. Memorials may be made to Westview Manor Auxiliary, 1715 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster 44691; Haven of Rest Ministries, P.O. Box 175, Akron 44398-6110; or East Chippewa Church of the Brethren, 7207 Chippewa Rd., Orrville 44667.


Elmer J. Kaufman

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Wednesday, January 4, 1989, Page: D6

Services will be at 3 p.m. today, at the Akron Apostolic Christian Church for Akron civic leader and conservationist Elmer J. Kaufman. Mr. Kaufman died Saturday, at age 77.

Born in Doylestown, he had lived most of his life in Akron and graduated from the former West High School. He also attended the University of Akron. He was a real estate salesman with the S.D. Stanson Co. Mr. Kaufman helped organize the Maple Valley Little League and served as its first president. He was a longtime Scoutmaster with Boy Scout Troop 50 at Westminster Presbyterian Church and had received the Silver Beaver Award for his work in Scouting.

He was a former president of the West Akron Board of Trade, and in 1974 received the J.J. Buchholzer Award from the Akron Boards of Trade Council. Mr. Kaufman was a former president of the Akron Izaak Walton League and served as state president of the group in 1971. He organized the fishing derbies at Virginia Kendall Park and was among those who were active in creating the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area. In 1981, he was named Conservation Citizen of the Year by the Summit County Soil & Water Conservation District.

Also from the Akron Beacon Journal, Tuesday, January 3, 1989:
Elmer J. Kaufman, 77, beloved husband, father and friend, passed away peacefully Dec. 31, 1988. Services will be held Wednesday, 3 p.m., at the Akron Apostolic Christian Church, 200 Rothrock Rd. Friends may call today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at the Billow Fairlawn Chapel, 85 N. Miller Rd.; and Wednesday, one hour before services at the church. Memorials may be made to the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 50; or Ohio Division Izaak Walton League of America. Elmer attended the Akron Apostolic Christian Church, and was a longtime salesman for the S.D. Stanson Realty Co. He was actively involved with the Boy Scouts of America, Troop 50, and was a Silver Beaver Award recipient. He was a local and state officer and national director of the Izaak Walton Conservation League of America, and was a member of the Goodyear Hunting & Fishing ...


Robert D. Kaufman

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Saturday, September 13, 1997, Page: B4

Robert D. Kaufman, 91, died September 12, 1997 at the Apostolic Christian Home.

He was born in Marshallville and lived most of his life in Akron. He was a retired, self-employed Interior Decorator and attended the Apostolic Christian Church in Akron.

His wife, Florence M. Kaufman, died on September 12, 1945. He is survived by (1) son, (2) daughters, 11 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

Services Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at the Apostolic Christian Church in Akron. Committal services will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday in Greenlawn Cemetery in Akron. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at Gillman
Funeral Home in Rittman and one hour before services at the church on Sunday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home, 10680 Steiner Rd., Rittman, Ohio, 44270.  (Gillman, 925-2911.)


Ruth Kaufman

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice, Thursday, August 17, 1995, Page: C12

Ruth Kaufman Taylor, 78, beloved mother of (1 son), loving grandmother of (2); and dearest great grandmother of (3), passed away peacefully August 16, 1995 at the Apostolic Christian Home in Rittman, in the loving arms of her family.

Mrs. Taylor is also survived by her brother, Robert Kaufman, and was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Donald R.; her infant granddaughter; her sisters, Dorothy and Mae Belle; and brothers, Clarence, Elmer, Ernie and Lester.

Mrs. Taylor volunteered with the American Red Cross, Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital and the Church Nursing Home.

Her service will be held at the Apostolic Christian Church, 200 Rothrock Road, Copley at 2 p.m. SATURDAY, August 19, 1995. Interment at Rose Hill Burial Park. Calling hours will be 4 to 9 p.m. FRIDAY at the Billow FAIRLAWN
Chapel, 85 N. Miller Rd. Gifts in her memory may be directed to the Apostolic Christian Nursing Home, 10680 Steiner Rd., Rittman, Oh. (Billow Fairlawn Chapel,867-4141.)


Lucille C. Kreider

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, December 13, 1993

WADSWORTH -- Lucille C. Kreider, 81, passed away at Magnolia Care Center early Dec. 12 after a six-month illness.

Miss Kreider was born in Wadsworth Township on Oct. 7, 1912 to parents Henry and Clara (Steiner) Kreider. She was a 1933 graduate of Goshen College and a member of Summit Mennonite Church. She was an elementary-school teacher in the Rittman Public Schools as well as the Wadsworth City Schools, retiring in 1973 with 35 years service.

She was the fifth of a family of seven children, four of whom are deceased: Herman H., Claude H., Iva Moine Stemen and Ward E. Surviving are sister, Mildred McClure Rowe of Springfield, Mo.; and brother, Charles S. Kreider of Wadsworth. Also surviving is her good friend, Ida Yoder.

Funeral services will be held at Summit Mennonite Church in Norton on Wednesday, Dec. 15, at 1 p.m., Jayne Byler, pastor, officiating. Friends may call at the Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth, Tuesday, 7 to 9 p.m., and one prior to services at the church. Interment at Maple Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Summit Mennonite Church, 939 Norton Ave., Norton 44203.


Pearl N. Meyer

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Saturday, March 9, 1991, Page: C8

Pearl N. Beam, 77, of Akron, died March 8.

An area resident all of her life, she retired in 1970 from the B.F. Goodrich Co. She was a member of Akron First Wesleyan Church, Kenmore Italian Civic Club, Portage Lakes Eagles `Jack' 2736, Kenmore American Legion 449 Auxiliary, Garfield American Legion 566 Auxiliary, VFW Post 3383 Auxiliary, and Firestone Park Army & Navy Auxiliary.

Preceded in death by her husband, Robert, she is survived by (1) daughter and son-in-law, (3) grandchildren, (2) great-grandchildren, brother, Phineas Meyer of Stow; and sister, Jennie Bauman of Rittman. Special thanks to the Batley Family and their five children.

Visitation 7 to 9 tonight, and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, at the Schlup-Pucak Funeral Chapel, Kenmore Boulevard at Eighth Street, where funeral service will be Monday, at 11 a.m., with Rev. H. Blaine West officiating. Burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park.


Phineas C. Meyer

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Monday, July 10, 1995, Page: C4

Phineas C. (Phinney) Meyer, 75 years, of Akron, died July 9, 1995 after a long illness.

A life resident of the area, he retired in 1984 from Consolidated Freightways after many years as a driver. A veteran of World War II, he was a member of the Retired Teamsters Union, Firestone Post 449 American Legion, Appleman Post 3294 V.F.W., the Cuyahoga Falls Eagles Club, Cuyahoga Falls Moose Lodge 918, Army Navy Club, and the Kenmore Italian Civic Club.

He is survived by (2) daughters, (1) son, (1) stepson, and (5) grandchildren.

Friends may call TODAY, 5 to 8 p.m. at the Schlup-Pucak Funeral Chapel, Kenmore Blvd. at Eighth St. Funeral service Tuesday at 11 a.m. with Mr. Robert Dimeff officiating. Burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park.


Earl H. Ritzman

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Friday, January 8, 1988, Page: E3

NORTON -- Earl H. Ritzman, 50, died Jan. 7 at Akron General Medical Center after a lengthy illness.

Mr. Ritzman was born in Norton, where he was a lifelong resident. He graduated from Ohio Northern University in 1959, was a pharmacist in Wadsworth for 28 years, and co-owner of Ritzman's Pharmacy. He was active in the Wadsworth Downtown Merchants Association, past president of the Summit County Pharmaceutical Association, and a member of its Drug Abuse Committee. He was a pilot, who held several offices in the Wadsworth Airmans Association, and was past chairman of the Wadsworth Balloon Races. He had been active in Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts, and was an avid golfer and fisherman.

He is survived by his wife, daughter and son-in-law, son, mother, (5) brothers and (4) sisters-in-law, (2) sisters and (2) brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.

The family will receive friends today, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m., at the Hilliard Cox Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth, where services will be held Saturday, 1 p.m., Mr. Paul W. Gasser officiating. Interment Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family requests contributions to the Oncology Unit at Akron General Medical Center, or the United Way of Summit County.


Daniel W. Rupp

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Wednesday, February 17, 1988, Page: D5

Daniel W. Rupp, 83, of Silver Lake, died Feb. 15 at his home.

He was born in Akron April 24, 1904, and worked for Hardware & Supply Co. of Akron for 50 years. He was past president of the Akron Turner Club, past president of Cuyahoga Falls Chapter A.A.R.P., and secretary-treasurer of Crystal Lake Development Corp. of Silver Lake. He taught chair caning at Lions Lodge, and he was an Ohio Senior Olympic Gold Medalist.

Mr. Rupp is survived by his wife, Gertrude C.; (3) daughters and (3) sons-in-law, 10 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; numerous beloved nieces and nephews.

Services will be Friday, 10 a.m., at the Billow Falls Chapel, 23rd Street and Falls Avenue, with Fr. Edward J. Szabo officiating. Interment Northlawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home TODAY, and Thursday, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Should friends desire, memorials may be made to the Visiting Nurse Service Hospice Program, 1200 McArthur Dr., Akron, 44320. (The Billow Falls Chapel, 867-4141.)


Joan A. Rupp

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Friday, July 22, 1994 , Page: C5

MANCHESTER -- Joan Allene (Rupp) Surgeon, born Jan. 18, 1927, died July 21, 1994. She was a 1945 graduate of South High School and a member of High Street Christian Church. Active in Church Women United in Akron, she served two years as president and seven years as treasurer. Mrs. Surgeon was also active in PTA in Manchester as well as Summit County Council, and held nearly every office and chairmanship during her 20 years of service. Joan was president of a unit four times and president of the council. Other activities include working with East Franklin Community Council and as a "stringer" for THE SUBURBANITE, covering Manchester School Board and Franklin Township Trustees meetings for 12 years.

Preceded in death by her father, Harry Rupp, and husband, Clyde Surgeon, she is survived by (4) children and their spouses, (5) grandchildren, mother, Virginia Schneidler; her brother and sister-in-law, and nephew and niece.

Funeral service will be held Monday, 11 a.m., at the Billow Lakes Chapel, 472 W. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd., with Dr. S. Thomas Shifflet officiating. Interment at Manchester Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday, 6 to 9 p.m., and one hour before service time. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to High Street Christian Church, 131 S. High St., Akron 44308, or Franklin Township Paramedics, 5605 Manchester Rd., Akron 44319.(The Billow Lakes Chapel, 867-4141.)


Sidney Albert (Red) Schaad

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Thursday, August 27, 1992, Page: B8

RITTMAN -- S. Albert (Red) Schaad, 85, of Rittman died Aug. 26 at Wadsworth-Rittman Hospital.

He was born in Overton, Wayne County, and lived most of his life in Rittman. He was a retired employee of the Packaging Corp. of America and was a life member of Rittman Moose Lodge 860, where he held the Legion of the Moose and Pilgrim Degrees.

He is survived by his wife, Mildred, (1) daughter, (1) son, 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service Saturday, 10:30 a.m., at the Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman with Rev. Gerald L. Keller officiating. Friends may call one half-hour before services. Interment at Acme Lutheran Cemetery.


Edith A. Sheets

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified

MANCHESTER -- Edith A. Ritzman, 92, went home to be with the Lord on Feb. 19, 1998.
 Edith was born November 26, 1905, in Gallipolis, Ohio.

 She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph and daughter, Marilyn Chapman. She is survived by her granddaughter and (2) great-grandchildren.

 Services will be held today, 10:30 a.m., at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Pastor Michael Hernandez officiating. (Bacher Funeral Home, 644-0024.)


E. Diane Snellenberger

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified

NORTON -- E. Diane ``Toots'' Ritzman (nee Snellenberger), 59, died Sunday, October 10, 1999, at her residence after a brief illness.

Born in Barberton, Mrs. Ritzman was a lifelong Norton area resident. She was a registered nurse at the Hospice Care Center on Ridgewood Road for 3 1/2 years and was previously employed at Akron General Medical Center. She was a member of the Ohio Nursing Association.

Mrs. Ritzman was the wife of the late Earl, and is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, a son, all of Norton; (2) granddaughters, a brother, several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law; numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends today, 4 to 8 p.m., at the Hilliard & Mullaney Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman Street, Wadsworth, where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m., Rev. Donard M. Engle officiating. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Contributions may be made to the Hospice Care Center, 3358 Ridgewood Road, Akron 44333.


Martha M. Snyder

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Monday, April 29, 1996, Page: D5

Martha M. Emch, 79, died April 27, at her home.

She was born in Marshallville and lived in Rittman before moving to Wadsworth eight years ago.

Surviving are (2) sons, (3) brothers, (3) sisters, several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Services will be held Tuesday, 10 a.m. at the Rittman Apostolic Christian Church, with burial in the church cemetery. Friends may call tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman and one hour before services at the church.


Minnie E. Snyder

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Tuesday, October 20, 1998, Page: B6

Minnie E. Freidt, 83, passed away Oct. 19, 1998.

Mrs. Freidt was born in Marshallville on March 20, 1915.

Preceded in death by her husband, Gerald F. Freidt; brothers, Glen Snyder and Earl Snyder; and sister, Martha Emch, she is survived by her (2) sons, (2) brothers, (2) sisters, sister-in-law, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside service will be at Lakewood Cemetery at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21, Rev. Donald Davies officiating. The family may call at the Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd., from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Wednesday.


Bernard Cecil Steiner

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Tuesday, August 3, 1993, Page: C6

Bernard C. Steiner, 75, of Wooster, formerly of Akron, died Monday, in Wooster.

He was born in 1917 to Orrin and Hazel (Henzel) Steiner, and worked for Rockwell International in Pittsburgh, Pa., for 46 years. He attended Goss Memorial Church in Akron and Grace Brethren Church in Wooster, and had been president of the Akron Chapter of National Office Management Association.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy D. Stevenson Steiner; son, daughter, five grandchildren, one great-grandson; brothers, Wilford L. Steiner of Akron and Sheldon C. Steiner of Newport News, Va.; and sister, Mrs. Vern L. (June M.) Smith of Akron.

Services will be Thursday, 11 a.m., at Custer Funeral Home in Wooster, followed by burial at Rose Hill Cemetery in Akron. Friends may call Wednesday, 7 to 9 p.m., at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Grace Brethren Church, 1924 Burbank Rd., Wooster 44691.


John Irvin Steiner

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Sunday, April 11, 1999, Page: C11

John I. Steiner, 83, of Marshallville died April 8, 1999, at Wooster Community Hospital.

He was born in Marshallville and was a life resident of the Rittman area. He was a retired farmer and formerly owned/operated Steiner Meats. He was a member of the Rittman Apostolic Christian Church.

Surviving are his wife, (2) sons, eight grandchildren. A brother, Willard Steiner; and sisters, Anna Trent and Florence Steiner died previously.

Services Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Rittman Apostolic Christian Church with burial in the Apostolic Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday at Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman and one hour before services at the church. Memorials may be made to the Apostolic Christian Home, 10680 Steiner Rd., Rittman, Ohio 44270.


Robert Samuel Steiner

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Monday, September 25, 1989, Page: D8

STOW -- Robert S. Steiner, 78, died Sept. 23.

He was born in Jefferson, and had been a resident of the Cuyahoga Falls area most of his life. He retired as president of Falls Savings and Loan Association, with 22 years service. He was a member of First United Methodist Church, past president of the Falls Rotary Club, past president of the Falls Chamber of Commerce, past president of the Falls Family Services, and a member of the Stow Planning Commission.

He is survived by (2) sons, (1) daughter, five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; stepmother, Ruby Steiner of Ashtabula; and (3) stepbrothers.

No calling hours. A memorial service will be held Monday, 1 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church of Cuyahoga Falls, with Dr. Forrest Waller officiating. Private graveside services will be held Tuesday, at Oakwood Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church Gifts and Memorial Fund.


Sheldon "Don" Curtis Steiner

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Sunday, January 15, 1995, Page: B5

Don Steiner, 69, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Jan. 10, 1995, in the emergency room at Mary Immaculate Hospital.

Mr. Steiner was a native of Akron and was a Newport News resident for many years. Mr. Steiner is survived by his loving wife, three daughters, and other family and friends.

Funeral services were conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Newport News, Va.


Donald R. Taylor

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, October 24, 1991

Donald R. Taylor, 76, of Rittman passed away Oct. 21 after an extended illness.

Mr. Taylor is survived by wife, Ruth (Kaufman), to whom he was married 57 years; son, Fred (Nancy) of Copley; grandsons, David (Venita) of Barberton and Mark (Karen) of Wadsworth; great-grandchildren, Craig, Chad and Charla; brothers, Dr. Richard (Iris) Taylor of Santa Fe, N.M., and Dr. Robert (Arlene) Taylor of Seattle, Wash.; sisters, Bernice Songer and Florence Foreman of Mar

Born in Marienville, Pa., he had been an Akron area resident since 1933, was formerly a salesman for Xylos Rubber Co., a division of Firestone, retired after 37 years of service. Together with his wife, Ruth, he enjoyed his winter home in Sarasota, Fla. and his summer home in Norton with his family and church friends. Just prior to his death, he was lovingly cared for at the Apostolic Christian Nursing Home


Mildred A. Veney

Published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Death Notice / Classified, Tuesday, November 30, 1999, page: C7

Mildred A. Schaad, 95, of Rittman, died Nov. 28, 1999, at Rittman Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

She was born in Chippewa Township and lived most of her life in Rittman. She was a member of the Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church and Rittman Moose Lodge 860 Auxiliary.

Surviving are son, Edwin Schaad of Pittsburgh; daughter, Mrs. Robert (Sandra) Noble of Wadsworth; 10 grandchildren, and 19 great-grandchildren. Her husband, Albert Schaad, died in 1992; son, Thomas Schaad, died in 1983. Brothers, John and Clifford Vaney, and a sister, Hilda Yoder, also died previously.

Memorial services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at the Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, with Rev. Gerald Keller officiating. Burial of her ashes will be at the church cemetery. There will be no calling hours. Arrangements are being handled by the Gillman Funeral Home in Rittman.

Memorials may be made to Jerusalem Evangelical Lutheran Church, 9282 Acme Rd., Seville 44273.


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