John H. Austin

Jul 24, 2014

Oct. 29, 1930 Jan. 5, 2007

NORWALK John H. Austin, 76, of Norwalk, died Friday at Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 29, 1930 in Norwalk to the late Harlan D. and Marjorie B. (Pollock) Austin and was a lifelong area resident. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and was a veteran of the U.S. Army Korea. He was a member of Ken Bur Bell Post 41 American Legion, Norwalk, Eagles Aerie 711, Norwalk, Moose Lodge 1248, Norwalk, and Firelands Post 2743 Veterans of Foreign Wars, Norwalk. He was a former employee of Norwalk Truck Lines, Becker Potato Chip Company and Keller Chair Rental. He enjoyed playing cards, music and bowling.

He is survived by his son, Mark A. Austin, of Roanoke, Va.; by his daughter and son-in-law, Debra A. and Robert W. Zinn, of Monroeville; seven grandchildren; 12 great grandchildren; sisters and brother-in-law, Peg Lisy, of Milan, and Susan and Douglas Breech of Columbus; and by his brother, Richard Austin, of Norwalk.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Ruth Ann Pownell and Dorothy Austin.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk, where funeral services will take place at 2 p.m. Monday. The Rev. David Cirata, associate pastor of St. Paul Catholic Church, will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, Ohio 44870 or to the Kidney Foundation of Ohio, Suite 201, 1370 W. 6th St., Cleveland, Ohio 44113.