Charles W. Strittmatter
- July 10, 1919 - May 23, 2012
- Avon Lake, Ohio
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“Charles was like a ray of sun shine when he was feeling good. :He will truely be missed. He was a gentleman and a good person. He had alot of friends...Read More »
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“We will remember Charles' kind smile and warm personality. We enjoyed the pleasure of his company at some of the family gatherings. He will be...Read More »
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“I grew up with Marsha and Linda. Chuck & Ruth were like family to us, I have nothing but wonderful memories of my days growing up around Chuck and...Read More »
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“Being Bud Epstein's kid - I met Charlie the first year he started work at National Paper and Packaging. I always thought he was a kind, funny and...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Mimi Epstein Testen - OH
“Charlie and I worked together at National Paper many years ago and I can still see his smiling face. I fondly remember him as such a class act and a...Read More »
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“Waldron lake will not be the same without Charles visiting the Clive family cottage. No one enjoyed his family more then Charles and his spirit was...Read More »
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“We will always love and miss ya Papps! What a true inspiration you have been to me and my family. The values that you taught me will be passed on...Read More »
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“Marsha & Family - You have our deepest sympathy as you deal with the loss of your father. There will be difficult days and his presence will be...Read More »
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Charles W. Strittmatter, age 92, of Avon Lake, formerly of Cleveland Heights, passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at his home at Independent Village in Avon Lake, following a long illness.
He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and had been a resident of North Ridgeville since 1998 moving from Cleveland Heights, where he spent most of his life.
Charles served in the US Army 107th Calvary during WW II.
He worked as a salesperson for National Paper Products for over 25 years before retiring in 1984.
Mr. Strittmatter enjoyed spending time with his family, golfing, traveling and going to the family cottage at Waldron Lake, Indiana.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Ruth (nee Wilson); daughters, Marsha (Wayne) Clive of Rogers, Arkansas, Linda (Lanse) Van Ost of Santa Ana, California; nephew, Mark (Barb) Vilcsek of Belmont, CA, grandchildren, Jeri (Jeff) Alten, John (Yolanda) Clive, Corey (Katie) Clive, Kevin (Ashley Steger) Clive M.D.; great-grandchildren, Madilynn and Morgan Alten, Alina, Kaden Charles, Sofia Clive, Kali, Camryn and Keegan Clive; sister, Dorothy McTighe of South Carolina; brothers, Frank and Lawrence Strittmatter both of Cincinnati.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Cecilia Strittmatter; brothers, Robert, Edward, William Strittmatter and sister, Barbara Hunt.
Friends may call 6-8 PM Friday June 1, 2012 at Bogner Family Funeral Home 36625 Center Ridge Rd. N. Ridgeville. Mass of Christian Burial will take place 10 AM Saturday June 2, 2012 at St. Clarence Catholic Church (please meet at church) 30106 Lorain Road, North Olmsted. The Reverend Tom Flynn will be the celebrant. Full military honors to be conducted by VFW Post 9871 at the church. Private internment will take place in Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve 300 East 185th St. Cleveland, Ohio 44119 or Disabled American Veterans P.O. Box 14301 Cincinnati, Ohio 45250-0301, Attn: Gift Processing.