Rolland H. Green Sr., 98, of Elyria, Ohio, and formerly of Vermilion, died Wednesday, July 16, 2008, in Northridge Health Center in North Ridgeville, Ohio.
He was born April 17, 1910, in Castalia, and had been a Vermilion resident since 1946.
He was a farmer for many years in Sandusky and Vermilion with Brick Schied and Russell Farms.
He was employed by Jamby Oil in Oberlin and retired from Independent Oil Company in Oberlin.
Rolland was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermilion. He enjoyed woodcrafts, jigsaw puzzles and playing pinochle.
Survivors include his wife of 74 years, Elizabeth E. (String) Green; son, Rolland (Carol) Green Jr. of Elyria; daughter, Margaret (Ray) Olah of Lorain; four grandchildren, Shirley, Karen, Michael and Brian; and five great-grandchildren, Kelly, Christopher, Abigail, William and Alex.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Charles and Mary (Chill) Green; sisters, Mary Green, Margaret Grose and Edna Lorcher, and brothers, Fred, Carl and George Green.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in Riddle Funeral Home, 5345 South St., Vermilion. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Meadow Green Memorial Park, 2602 Bogart Road, Huron; the Rev. Terry Parker, pastor of Trinity Lutheran Church in Vermilion, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Western Reserve Headquarters, 300 East 185th St., Cleveland, OH 44119-1330.
Condolences may be shared at riddlefuneralhome.com.