May 10, 1920 - Aug. 8, 2007
NORWALK - Robert Williams, 87, of Norwalk, died Wednesday at the Medical University of Ohio at Toledo.
He was born May 10, 1920 in Shadyside to the late John H. Williams and Velma F. (Vanaman) Williams.
He served in the Army during World War II in the European Theatre, and was an ex-prisoner of war. He lived in Wadsworth and moved to Norwalk in 1959, and was an active member of the First United Methodist Church. He served on the Norwalk City Council as 4th ward councilman, and councilman at large for 14 years, officer with the Huron County Board of Elections and Huron County Democratic Central Committee. He worked 25 years at Clevite Elastomers in Milan as a shipping and receiving manager, retiring in 1983. He also devoted many hours in service to the community.
He was a life member of the Norwalk VFW Post 2743 and past commander of the Huron County Disabled American Veterans Chapter 62. He was a 32 degree member of the Mt. Vernon Lodge 64 F.&A.M, Eastern Star Chapter O.E.S. No. 15 in Norwalk, and the Singara Grotto Shrine Club in Sandusky.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Rose (Nota) Williams; daughters and sons-in-law, Veronica and Richard Rospert of Norwalk and Loneli and Nathan Polly of Mayking, Ky.; sons and daughters-in-law, John R. and Mary Carol Williams of Snellville, Ga., James C. and Joanne Williams of Norwalk and Michael H. and Adrienne Williams of Oxford; brothers, John D. Williams and Karl Williams, both of California; 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter in infancy, Mary Ellen Williams; and a brother, Earl Williams.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main St., Norwalk, where a Masonic service will be held at 6 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday in the First United Methodist Church, 60 W. Main St., Norwalk. The Rev. Roger E. Smith, pastor of the Church, will officiate. Private burial will be held in Woodlawn Cemetery.
Memorial gifts may be sent to First United Methodist Church, Building Fund, 60 W. Main St., Norwalk, Ohio 44857 or Mt. Vernon Lodge No. 64.
Online condolences may be sent towww.norwalkfuneral.com. PATRICIA J. LASCH
Sept. 19, 1952 Aug. 6, 2007
SANDUSKY Patricia J. Lasch, 54, of Sandusky, died Monday evening in the Parkvue Health Care Center.
She was born Sept. 19, 1952 in Norwalk.
She was employed by the former Huron Health Care, as a dietary cook. She loved sewing, crafts, cows, and her grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Lynn Wonderland, Robert Dean Lasch III, and Walter Karl Lasch, all of Florida, Monica Lou Warren and William Allen Lasch, both of Georgia, Jennifer Jo Dills of North Carolina, Misty Dawn Taylor and Wade Royce Lasch, both of Ohio; a sister, Beverly (August) Maschari of Sandusky; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Dean Lasch II; parents, Carl and Melba (Wilt) Houghtlen; and grandchildren, Ethan and Isabella.
Private family visitation took place in the Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. A memorial service took place at 10 a.m. today at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 4511 Galloway Road, Sandusky. Bishop Schmidt officiated.
Memorial gifts may be sent to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870, or to the Church of Latter-Day Saints.