Elfreda M. (Rurka) Myers

January 1, 1927 ~ September 22, 2022 (age 95)


Elfreda M. Myers (nee Rurka),95, of Grafton passed away Thursday, September 22, 2022 at Willowood Nursing Home in Brunswick. She was born January 1, 1927. Elfreda was a member of the Seniors Club at Our Lady Queen of Peace. She enjoyed reading, outdoors, gardening, but most importantly her family. Survivors include her daughter, Gail (Ken) Schroeder; sons, David (Cindy) Myers, Robert (Kim) Myers and Philip Myers; grandchildren, Barbara (Thomas) Barton, Eric (Jamie) Myers, Erin (Gary) Safir, Kim (Stan) Lewandowski, Patrick Schroeder and Dan Myers; 6 great-grandchildren and 1 on the way. She was preceded in death by her husband William; sisters, Genny Harbst, Alice Myers; parents, Frank and Sophie Rurka (nee Gembiets. She always said “I’m in a race with the Queen of England” and Elfreda won. Family will receive friends from 10 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Our Lady Queen of Peace 708 Erie St. Grafton, OH 44044. Rev. Fr. John Seabold pastor will be the Celebrant. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery (Grafton). Family suggests those who wish may make donations to Hospice of the Western Reserve 300 E. 185th St. Cleveland, OH 44119. Arrangements were entrusted to the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Elyria, 440-322-4626. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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September 27, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church (St. Grafton)
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Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM Tuesday, September 27, 2022 at Our Lady Queen of Peace 708 Erie St. Grafton, OH 44044
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