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                           but by the GOLDEN RULE

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Service measured not by GOLD,
          but by the GOLDEN RULE

330.262.7771

WOOSTER “ C. Edward œEd  Lautenschlager, 85, of Wooster passed away on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at West View Healthy Living.
He was born November 18, 1932 in Wooster, the son of Earl and Edith Miller Lautenschlager.  Early relatives settled in Wayne County, in East Union Township, near Apple Creek.
Ed was a 1950 graduate of Wooster High School and attended the College of Wooster.   He held several management positions at Rubbermaid, Inc. and retired in 1994 with over 40 years of service.
He had served on the YMCA and United Way Boards and was past Board Chairman of the National Imperial Glass Collectors Society.   He also played keyboards in local bands for 24 years.   He instructed percussion at the Wooster Music Center and assisted WHS marching band percussion section as a volunteer from 1979-1983.
He proudly served his country with the U.S. Army during the Korean War where he served as head percussionist with the 1st Armored Div. Band and formed and played piano in a jazz trio/quartet for the early 1953-54 TV show œThis IS The Army  in Temple, Texas.
His other hobbies enjoyed were horseback riding in the local Mohican State Forest and western stables in Arizona and California, traveling, music concerts, theater and his family.
Surviving are his wife, Dottie Wertz, whom he married October 21, 2012; his children, Vicki Matheny, Linda (Todd) Wagner and Douglas (Bobbie) Lautenschlager; 5 grandsons, Ian, Shane, Tanner, Chase, Travis and a granddaughter, Brittney Carozza; great-grandchildren, Apollo, Lyra, Kaycen, Mirabella and Maylianna; step-children, Christopher (Glenda) Wertz and Vicky (Juan) Williams; step-grandchildren, Cain Wertz, Andrew Williams, Matt Williams and Sabrina Wertz and 5 step-great-granddaughters.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife, Audrey Geiselman, on September 3, 2010.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 2:00PM at St. Michael ™s Lutheran Church, 7404 Coal Bank Rd., Marshallville, OH 44645. A private family burial will be held.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Music Dept. at Wooster High School, 515 Oldman Rd., Wooster, OH 44691; Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care at www.crossroadshospice.com, or to a charity of the donor ™s choice.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com.

Memorial Contributions
Those who wish may make memorial contributions to the Music Dept. at Wooster High School, 515 Oldman Rd., Wooster, OH 44691; Crossroads Hospice & Palliative Care at www.crossroadshospice.com, or to a charity of the donor ™s choice.

Service
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at 2:00PM at St. Michael ™s Lutheran Church, 7404 Coal Bank Rd., Marshallville, OH 44645. A private family burial will be held.

Visitation
There will be no calling hours.

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