Selected Families and Individuals


Edward William Ruflin

Living in Louisville, Stark Co., OH in 1989.

Louis Lawrence Ruflin

Louis Ruflin never married.

Carl Clyde Ehrlinspiel

Carl Ehrlinspiel was the victim of a robbery-homicide. His body was found at 10:15 a.m. on 2 Apr 1985 in a parking lot on the 200 block of Trump Rd. NE in Canton. He had been struck in the head with a brick and robbed. An arrest was made the following day. After pleading guilty, the killer was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison.

Carl C. Ehrlinspiel, age 55, of 4052 Georgetown Rd NE, Canton, was pronounced dead on
arrival at Doctor’s Hospital Tuesday, April 2 following a homicide.
Born in Alliance, Oct. 9, 1929, he lived in the area all his life. A retired plumber, operating
Carl’s Plumbing Co. for several years, he was a member of the Louisville VFW Chapter 7490
and FOE Aerie 2374, and a Korean Army veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Helen (Motz) of the home; three daughters, Mrs. Titus (Carla)
Yoder and Mrs. Chet (Lisa) DiVito, both of Wooster, and Ms. Janet Ehrlinspiel of Canton; three
sons, David of North Canton, Michael of Louisville and Robert of Canton; 9 grandchildren; two
brothers, Richard of Benton, Louisiana, and James of Alliance; two step-daughters, Mrs. Lou
(Sharon) Minck and Mrs. Sandra Shaffer, both of Louisville; 9 step-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Friday at 9:30 a.m. in St. Louis Catholic Church with burial in
Sunset Memorial Gardens. Friends called at the Paquelet Funeral Home Thursday. FOE
services were also held on Thursday at 6 p.m.

Eileen Mary Ruflin

Living in North Canton, OH in 1989.

Pauline Margaret Ruflin

Living in Alliance, OH in 1989.

Irvin S. Bowers

In 1930, Irvin (59) and Cora (54) Bowers lived on the rented farm of their daughter and son-in-law, Marie and Raymond Zwick. Irvin and his parents were born in Pennsylvania.


Cora's parents were born in Pennsylvania.

Donna Jean Zwick


Donna J. (Zwick) Crum, age 76, of Canton, passed away
Tuesday September 13, 2005 at the residence.
Born in Alliance, she was a member of St. Joan of Arc
Catholic Church, Rosary Altar Society, an exercise instructor
at the Canton Boys Club, and she enjoyed knitting, crocheting,
and an avid shopper.
She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Niki Jo
Nevel; a brother, Robert J. Zwick. Survived by her husband
of 58 years, Joe Crum; son, Timothy J. (Rosemary) Crum of
Louisville; three daughters, Pat Crum Kessler and husband,
Craig Kessler of Canton, Pam (Ron) Kessler of Massillon,
Penny (Len) Rusko of Canton; grandchildren, Lauren Crum,
Meredith (Keith) Merry; great-grandchildren, Ashleigh Crum,
Preston Merry; and three sisters.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday at 12 Noon
at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. Celebrant will be Rev. William
Kraynak. Burial at Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours will be held
Friday, 5-8 p.m. at the Welch-Sekeres Lewis Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Joan of Arc
Catholic Church or Mercy Hospice.