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LaVerne (Krauth) Ehrbar

October 5, 1922 ~ February 11, 2017 (age 94)

LaVerne Ehrbar, age 94, of Kelleys Island, passed away Saturday evening, February 11, 2017, at Otterbein North Shore, Lakeside-Marblehead, after a lengthy illness.

She was born October 5, 1922, in Cleveland, OH and graduated from West Tech High School, Cleveland.  She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Kelleys Island, where she was on the senior knitting club.  LaVerne loved to play dominos, cards, and bingo; she was very competitive and hated to lose. 

She is survived by her daugther Linda (John) Hostal; nine grandchildren John (Laura) Hostal, Kelley Priebe, Sharon Bach, James (MaryJo) Ehrbar, Shannon Barilow, Nicole Marc-Aurele, Lisa Cruz, Brian Biszantz, and John Biszantz; great grandchildren Erin and John "JJ" Hostal, Zachary, Haley, and Courtney Priebe, Hannah, Payton, and Christopher Bach, Alexis and Elizabeth Barilow, Marcus Marc-Aurele, Mason Thornton, Julia Cruz, Garrett Bach, and Sarah, Rori, and Brayden Biszantz. 

LaVerne was preceded in death by her husband Adelbert Ehrbar; parents Henry and Lillie (Schroeder) Krauth; daughter Laurie Palmer; son James Ehrbar;great granddaughter Leigha Hostal; sister Dorothy Schnieder; and brother Chester Krauth

Friends may call Friday, February 17, 2017, from 2 PM until time of services at 5:30 PM, at Ransom Funeral and Cremation Service, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia, OH.  Burial will be in Kelleys Island Cemetery at a later date. 

Memorials may be made to St. Michael Catholic Church, 219 Chappel St. Kelleys Island, OH 43438, and to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.  Online condolences and gifts of sympathy may be shared with the family by visiting 

Charitable donations may be made to:

St. Michael Catholic Church
219 Chappell St., Kelleys Island OH 43438

Stein Hospice Services
1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky OH 44824

 Service Information

February 17, 2017

2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Ransom Funeral and Cremation Service
Castalia, OH

Funeral Service
February 17, 2017

5:30 PM
Ransom Funeral and Cremation Service
Castalia, OH

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