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Wilbur A. "Bud" Shuster

October 27, 2025 May 26, 2014
Wilbur A. "Bud" Shuster
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Wilbur A. "Bud" Shuster 88 of Elyria went to be with the Lord on Monday May 26,2014 after a short illness at Center Ridge Nursing Home in North Ridgeville. Wilbur was born October 27,1925 in Eaton Township. He was a graduate of Eaton High School. Wilbur worked for Columbia Gas Co. for 40 years and served as a service district manager until his retirement. His interests include Hunting , Love of the outdoors, playing pool , playing Bocce , loved to travel especially to Florida and now is fishing in his favorite fishing grounds. Survivors include his wife of 68 years Ruth (nee Shepherd) , daughter Sandra (David) Kempka of Kernersville , N. Carolina , son Mark of Elyria , 6 grandchildren , 10 great-grandchildren , 3 great-great grandchildren , sisters Helen of Middleburg Hts., and Eda of Tennessee . He was preceded in death by his parents Ira and Lucilla (nee Beermaker) and his sister Regina. Family will receive friends Friday May 30, 2014 from 11AM - 12 NOON in the Weigand Room at St. Mary Church 320 Middle Ave. Elyria , where Mass of Christian Burial will be at 12 NOON. Rev. Fr. Charles Diedrick will be the celebrant. Internment St. Mary Cemetery (Elyria). In lieu of Flowers family suggests donations be made to New Life Hospice 3500 Abbe Rd. Lorain, Oh 44053. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria. 440-322-4626. Online condolences may be expressed at


12 Noon Friday May 30, 2014

St. Mary Church 320 Middle Ave. Elyria


11AM- 12 Noon Friday May 30,2014

St. Mary Church in Weigand Room 320 Middle Ave. Elyria

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