August 8, 2010
Friday, August 13, 2010 6-8 p.m.
Saturday, August 14, 2010 10 a.m. at Central College Presbyterian Church
David J. Gaede, Jr., age 62, of Westerville, OH. Passed away Sunday, August 8, 2010 after battling esophageal cancer for nearly four months. Born August 19, 1947 in North Ridgeville, OH to the late David and Elsie (Robishaw) Gaede, Sr. Regional and National sales manager for R.W. Beckett Co. of North Ridgeville and Liberty Pumps of Bergen, NY, as well as sales agent for plumbing and pipe companies serving Ohio and surrounding states. Graduate of Bowling Green State University with a degree in Journalism in 1973 and worked for the Lorain
Journal and served as publisher of North Ridgeville Light. He was an U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He participated in various community theatre productions and an active member of Central College Presbyterian Church. Survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Teri (Elwell) Gaede; children, Jessica Susan (Christopher) Gullace of Dublin, OH and Jeremy David Gaede at home and Jeremy’s special friend, Mary Fetherolf; sisters, Marjorie (Thomas) Sigsworth of Oberlin, OH, Marilyn (Donald) Bayer of Seminole, FL, Patricia Birmingham of Oberlin and Carolyn Sue (Samuel) Gaede Bauer of Broadway, VA; in laws, Thomas and LaVera Elwell, Sr., Thomas (Vicky) Elwell, Patrick LaVeck, Sr., Michael (Donna) Elwell, James (Karen) Elwell and Lynn (Zack) Wilhelm, all of the Lorain-Amherst area, and Timothy Elwell of Dublin, OH; numerous nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews. Preceded in death by parents, brother-in-law, John Birmingham, sister-in-law, Colleen LaVeck. Friends may call at the MORELAND FUNERAL HOME, 55 E. Schrock Road, Westerville, Friday 6-8 p.m.. Service will be held at Central College Presbyterin Church, 975 S. Sunbury Road, Westerville, Saturday at 10 a.m., Rev. David Redding, officiating. Interment Blendon Central Cemetery followed by a reception at the church. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory can be made to the David J. Gaede Donation Fund at Key Bank, 33 N. Cleveland Avenue, Westerville, OH 43081.