Eleanor J. (Rohrer) Rafeld

Born: Tue., Feb. 19, 1929
Died: Tue., Jul. 3, 2018


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Mon., Jul. 09, 2018
Location: Grace Brethren Church

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Mon., Jul. 09, 2018
Location: Grace Brethren Church

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Eleanor J. Rafeld age 89 of Ashland, passed away at her residence on July 3, 2018.

Born in Louisville Ohio on February 19, 1929 the daughter of Harry and Edna (Raul) Rohrer she had been an Ashland resident most of her life where she was a homemaker. She had a strong love for God and her family.

On February 17, 1951 Eleanor was married to George F. Rafeld who preceded her in death on January 28, 2005.

Mrs. Rafeld is survived by four daughters, Jane (Scott) Yonally of Lexington Ohio, Jennifer Rafeld of Ashland, April Rafeld of Ashland and Dale Lynn (Marcus) Beebe of Iowa. Also surviving are three sons, Randy (Tammy) Rafeld of Ashland, Philip (Laura) Rafeld of Ashland and Steven (Terri) Rafeld of Ashland.

Eleven Grandchildren, Twenty seven great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren also survive.

She is also survived by five sisters, Arlene, Dorothy, Betty, Nova and Grace.

In addition to her husband George she is also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.

Mrs. Rafeld was a member of Grace Brethren Church.

Funeral services will be held on Monday July 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the Grace Brethren Church.  Burial will follow the funeral service at the Chestnut Grove Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 10:00 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. at the Grace Brethren Church, 1144 West Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

The family suggests memorial contributions in Eleanor’s name be given to the following organization, Pathways Hospice, 1171 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805

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Grant family
   Posted Fri July 06, 2018
We are so saddened by the loss of Phil’s Mom.
Our most sincere sympathies are with your whole family.

In sympathy
Sherry & Gary Grant

Charles River QC
   Posted Mon July 09, 2018
We are very sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers during this time.

Nancy Wharton Zorn
   Posted Tue July 10, 2018
I am so sorry to her of Aunt Eleanor's passing. I loved her dearly.
My condolences, prayers and love to the family.

Barb Layton
   Posted Thu July 12, 2018
I am so sorry for your loss. May the words in John 11:20-27 give you hope in the resurrection promise.

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