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Evelyn L. Riffe

September 12, 1940 January 1, 2019
Evelyn L. Riffe
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Evelyn L. Riffe (nee James), 78, of Napoleon formerly of Elyria passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2019 at Mercy Hospital in Toledo. She was born September 12, 1940 in Grahn, KY. While residing in Elyria she was a member of Midway Baptist Church. Evelyn enjoyed gardening, crocheting, and cooking. Survivors include her daughter Eva (James) Shultz of Napoleon; sons Mike of Elyria, Wayne F. Jr. (Barbara) of Mansfield; 10 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren;3 great-great grandchildren; sister Eythel Boggs of Elyria. She was preceded in death by her husband Wayne F. Sr.; parents Henry and Frances James (nee Roe); sisters Carolyn Meade, Agnes McMillin; brothers Thomas, Clifford. Family will receive friends 1-4 PM Sunday, January 6, 2019 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626, where funeral services will be held 10 AM Monday, January 7, 2019. Pastor Neal Brock will officiate. Burial Brookdale Cemetery (Elyria). Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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1:00 PM 1/6/2019 1:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/6/2019 4:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral services 10:00 AM Monday, January 7, 2019 in the funeral home

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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Brookdale Cemetery Final Resting Place

Oberlin Elyria Rd.
Elyria, OH 44035

Oberlin Elyria Rd. Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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