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Viola T. "VI" Baker

• Oct 29, 2015 at 11:36 AM

April 28, 1928 - Aug. 25, 2007

NORTH FAIRFIELD - Viola T. "Vi" Baker, 79, of North Fairfield, died early Saturday morning in Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

She was born April 28, 1928 in Sandusky, daughter of the late Joseph and Jennie (DeLuca) Fresch and was a lifelong area resident.

She was a former employee of the Mary Lee Candy Company, Fanny Farmer Candy Company, Rotary Printing and North Fairfield American Legion.

She was a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church and North Fairfield American Legion Post 706 Auxiliary. She enjoyed needlework and crafting.

She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Harry T. Baker of North Fairfield; daughter, Shirley May Hopek of Kingsland, Ga., three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; brothers and a sister-in-law, Charles Fresch of Sandusky, and Vincent and Phyllis Fresch of Fountain Hills, Ariz.; and sisters and a brother-in-law, Rose and Salvatore LaRose of Sandusky and Shirley Myer of Sandusky.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Mary Bacni, Theresa Moots and Alma Everett.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Peru, with the Rev. Kenneth Lill officiating.

Burial will be in North Fairfield Cemetery.

Memorial gifts may be sent to St. Alphonsus Catholic Church.


June 4, 1965 Aug. 26, 2007

NORWALK David A. Bosely, 42, of Norwalk, died early Sunday morning in his home.

He was born June 4, 1965 in Painesville and came to this area in 1995 from the Lorain and Elyria area. He was a 1984 graduate of Midview High School.

He was a former employee of Janesville Products in Norwalk, Berry Plastics of Monroeville and was currently employed by Robinson Morton Construction Company. He enjoyed fishing and movies.

He is survived by his wife of 14 years, Susan K. (Crum) Bosely of Norwalk; sons, Cody L. Crum, David J. Bosely and Jennifer Bosely, all at home; mother and stepfather, Shirley J. and Jim Jackson of London; a brother, Michael Bosely of Elyria; sisters, Teresa and Doug Mitler of Elyria and Brenda and Charles Spurlock of Elyria; and paternal grandparents, Edna and Fred Woodyard of Elyria.

Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, where funeral services will take place at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Paul Lamb, pastor of Norwalk First Baptist Church, officiating.

Burial will be in Hester Cemetery, Bronson Township.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Bosely family.


June 2, 1929 Aug. 25, 2007

COLUMBUS Clair L. Sarr, 78, of Columbus and formerly of Berlin Heights, died Saturday at Main Street Terrace Nursing Home in Lancaster.

He was born June 2, 1929 in Norwalk. He was a graduate of Berlin Heights High School and The Ohio State University.

He worked for the State of Ohio as a Fraud Investigator for the Auditor of State for 25 years.

He was a former member of the First Congregational U.C.C. in Berlin Heights. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was an avid golfer and gardener.

He is survived by several cousins and close friends Deborah Fey of Lancaster and Frank Dowdle of Columbus.

He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara; and parents, Lavern and Dorothy (Schuster) Sarr.

There will be no visitation.

Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 7 at Peaks Cemetery near Berlin Heights.

Arrangements are being handled by Hinman-Tanner Funeral Home in Berlin Heights.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the American Red Cross.

Online condolences may be made atwww.hinmantannerfh.com. EARL E. FIDLER

Aug. 2, 1925 Aug. 26, 2007

SHILOH Earl E. Fidler, 82, of Shiloh, died Sunday at his home following a lengthy illness.

He was born Aug. 2, 1925 in Shelby, son of the late Anthony Wayne and Margaret (Geary) Fidler, and had been a resident of Shiloh most of his life. He was the founder of Fidler Construction in Shiloh.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Plymouth.

He was an Army veteran from the 278th Combat Battalion, serving during World War II. He was a member of the Plymouth American Legion for 60 years.

He enjoyed coon hunting, gardening and most of all, being with his family. He also enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren in their sporting events.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia (Bauman) Fidler, whom he married June 23, 1951; sons and daughters-in-law, Dave Fidler and Vickie Resendez of Plymouth, Paul Fidler of Greenwich, Randy and Deb Fidler of Shiloh and Doug and Barb Fidler of Shelby; daughters and sons-in-law, Pat and Jim Bond of North Fairfield and Barb and Guy Ebinger of Parma; 15 grandchildren; and a brother, J. Max and Marilyn Fidler of Plymouth.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anthony W. and Margaret (Geary) Fidler; a grandson, Zach Fidler, and a brother, Robert Fidler.

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