Raymond D. Schuster, 84, of Vermilion, died Wednesday, March 7, 2007, in Admiral's Pointe Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Huron, after a brief illness.
He was born March 14, 1922, in Vermilion, and was a lifelong resident. He was a self-employed dairy and grain farmer on "Never Done Acres" until retiring in 1995. He was a member of the Vermilion Evangelical & Reformed Church, Ely Lodge 424 and the Grange. He loved horses.
He is survived by a nephew, Howard Schuster of Berlin Heights; nieces, Shelly Mann of Vermilion, and Joyce Berger and Betty Plumb, both of Berlin Heights; sister-in-law, Edna Schuster of Berlin Heights; and three step grandchildren, Scott, Shannon and Shawn.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothea (Manning) Schuster; stepson, Dennis McCrea; parents, Henry and Marie (Knott) Schuster; brothers, Harold and John Schuster; and sister, Alice Schuster.
Friends may call from 6-9 p.m. Friday in Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Saturday in Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion. The Rev. Bill Seith, pastor of the Vermilion Evangelical and Reformed Church, will officiate.
Contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association of Ohio South Shore, 6800 W. Central Ave. D-1, Toledo, OH 43617; or the Humane Society of Erie County, 1911 Superior St., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.