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ELLIS A. AUGSBURGER,

August 30, 1924 ~ January 31, 2021 (age 96)

Obituary

ELLIS A. AUGSBURGER, 96, DIED PEACEFULLY ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 31, 2021, IN PALLITIVE CARE AT AKRON CITY HOSPITAL. HE WAS BORN AUGUST 30, 1924 IN BERNE, INDIANA, TO WILLIS AUGSBURGER AND BLANCHE BAUMGARTNER AUGSBURGER. HE WAS THE OLDEST OF 4 CHILDREN. HE SERVED IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY FROM 1943-1946 ON THE USS HAWKBILL SSN-666 AS A TORPEDOMAN’S MATE. THE WAR ENDED AND HE RETURNED HOME TO MEET THE LOVE OF HIS LIFE, MYRNA NOBLE. THEY WERE MARRIED JUNE 29, 1947. HE HAS RESIDED IN THE AKRON AREA SINCE 1971.

HE WORKED AS A LONGDISTANCE TRUCK DRIVER MOST OF HIS LIFE. WORKING FOR ESSEX WIRE TRUCKING COMPANY OUT OF FORT WAYNE, INDIANA AND SPECTOR FREIGHT HERE IN THE AKRON AREA. AFTER RETIRING HE WORKED FOR DUNN QUIGLEY CIRIELLO AND CARR FUNERAL HOME IN CUYAHOGA FALLS. HE REMAINED AN ACTIVE MEMBER IN THE RETIRED TEAMSTERS. HE WAS AN ACTIVE MEMBER IN FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH IN FORT WAYNE AND AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF ST STEPHENS LUTHERAN CHURCH AND IT’S JOY GROUP IN STOW, OHIO. HE REMAINED AN ACTIVE MEMBER IN THE N.E. OHIO CHAPTER OF WWII SUBVETS.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS YOUNGEST BROTHER, JERRY AUGSBURGER OF DEKALB, ILLINOIS; TWO SONS, ERIC AUGSBURGER OF FORT WAYNE, AND DOUG AUGSBURGER OF FORT WAYNE; DAUGHTER, CYNTHIA AUGSBURGER (THOMAS) WEISS OF AKRON; TEN GRANDCHILDREN, DAVID AUGSBURGER, ANTHONY (MANDY) SCALIA, JOSHUA (ALISON) AUGSBURGER, GRETCHEN (BEN) AUGSBURGER STEELE, TANYA SCALIA, DEREK (ALLISON) AUGSBURGER, KYLE (ALLISON) AUGSBURGER, AARON (ESTELI) AUGSBURGER, BRIAN (JANIE) AUGSBURGER, JESSICA (DRE) SCALIA BELL; AND TWENTY ONE GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.

HE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS PARENTS, HIS WIFE OF 60 YEARS, ONE BROTHER AND ONE SISTER.

PRIVATE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT ST. STEPHEN LUTHERAN CHURCH, 3725 KENT RD, STOW, OH 44224.
INTERMENT 1:30 FRIDAY AT OHIO WESTERN RESERVE NATIONAL CEMETERY.
MEMORIALS CAN BE MADE TO THE CHURCH.

MEMORIALS CAN BE MADE TO THE CHURCH.

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Services

Interment
Friday
February 5, 2021

1:30 PM
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery
10175 Rawiga Rd
Rittman, Ohio 44270

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