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Carl R. Denk

April 15, 1938 December 16, 2014
Carl R. Denk
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Carl R. Denk 76 of LaGrange passed away Tuesday December 16,2014 at Ames Family Hospice in Westlake following a short illness. He was born April 15 , 1938 in Maple Heights, Ohio, where he was a graduate of Maple Heights High School and went on to earn a Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan. Carl was an Engineer for Ford Motor Company for 20 years. He loved hiking , electronics and computers was also a pilot who built and owned his own airplane, Carl was also very active in Carlisle Township. Survivors include his wife of 46 years Joan (nee Lavrich) , daughters Cheryl (Michael) Lukachek of North Ridgeville ,Janet (Travis) Ballagh of Roswell, Georgia , 3 grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his parents Julius and Anna (nee Marth). Family will receive friends 4PM- 5PM Monday December 22, 2014 , where Celebration of Carl's Life will be at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57),Elyria 440-322-4626. Pastor Robert Ferro of Bethany English Lutheran Church (Cleveland) will officiate. Burial Private. In lieu of flowers family suggests donations to the American Cancer Society 10501 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106 or Hospice of the Western Reserve 300 E. 185th Street Cleveland, Ohio 44119. Online condolences may be expressed at


5 PM Monday December 22, 2014

Laubenthal - Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria


4-5PM Monday December 22, 2014

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria

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