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Bessie

Bessie Vera Rausch

d. July 6, 2019

Cherry Valley, Ohio - Bessie Vera Rausch, age 90, died on Saturday, July 6, 2019 in Middlefield, Ohio. She was born on February 13, 1929 in Ashtabula, Ohio, a daughter of Eva (Clark) and George E. Hatch Sr. Bessie was a 1947 graduate of New Lyme High School. On January 1, 1949 she married Raymond Willard Rausch. She was a school bus driver for over fifteen years for Pymatuning Valley Schools and a long time member of the Cherry Valley United Methodist Church. Bessie enjoyed going on walks, gardening and sewing. She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of sixty-five years, Raymond Rausch; a brother, George E. Hatch, Jr. and a grandson, Bryon Mead. Survivors include three daughters, Barbara L. Stonebreaker of Andover, Ohio, Kathi V. (Harry) Kovach of Mespotamia, Ohio and Cheryl A. Hovanick of Houston, Texas; four grandchildren, Daron, Matthew, Teresa and Anne; ten great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 11:00AM at Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service, 134 Prospect Street, Andover, Ohio, with Rev. John M. Germaine officiating. Burial will follow in Cherry Valley Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Monday, July 8th from 6:00PM until 8:00PM at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 1166 Lake Ave. Ashtabula, OH 44004 or Andover Community Food Bank, PO Box 207, Andover, OH 44003. Share a fond memory or condolence at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com

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Cemetery

Cherry Valley Cemetery

Cherry Valley Twp. OH


Visitation

Monday, July 8 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Andover
134 Prospect Street P.O. Box 1450
Andover OH 44003


Service

Tuesday, July 9 2019
11:00 AM

Baumgardner Funeral & Cremation Service of Andover
134 Prospect Street P.O. Box 1450
Andover OH 44003

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