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Twaine D. "Shorty" Stevanus

March 7, 1922 September 27, 2019
Twaine D. "Shorty" Stevanus
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Twaine D. “Shorty” Stevanus, passed away Friday, September 27, 2019 at his son’s residence. He was born March 7, 1922 in St. Paul,PA. where he went to school in a 1 room school house with the Amish. Shorty served his Country during WWII in the Army Air Corps. trained as Air Frame and Power on B-29. He worked for Grafton Flour Mill and Sunshine Biscuit , then he went to work for Timms Spring as a supervisor for 40 years until his retirement . He enjoyed putting together puzzles, gardening, traveling with his wife Margie. Survivors include his sons Robert H. “Bob” of Spencer, Larry D. (Meg) of Elyria, Dale E. (Connie) of Elyria, Ronald D. ( Cheryl) of Oberlin; 19 grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; 7 great-great grandchildren; sisters Rita (Oren) “Red” Pigman, Betty Howard. He was preceded in death by his wife Margie Stevanus (nee Howard);parents Sherman Dewey and Martha Stevanus (nee Maust); step-father Homer Karper; sister Patricia Westbrook; daughter-in-law Bonnie Stevanus. Family will receive friends 4-7PM Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626. Funeral services 10:30 AM Friday, October 4, 2019 at LaGrange United Methodist Church 105 W. Main St. LaGrange, OH. Pastor Floyd Costello will officiate. Burial in Brookdale Cemetery (Elyria). Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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4:00 PM 10/3/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 10/3/2019 7:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Funeral Services 10:30 AM Friday, October 4, 2019 @ LaGrange UMC 105 W. Main St. LaGrange, Ohio 44050

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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