The Life of Walter R Tuuri

Walter R. Tuuri, age 89, of Chardon, formerly of Chesterland, passed away February 12, 2017.
Walter was the beloved husband of Ann (nee Ames) for 65 years; loving father of Barbara (Garland) Likins, Diane (Dr. Lynn Wallace, deceased) Tuuri and Kenneth Tuuri; devoted grandfather of Dr. Alison (Ryan) Allin, Bonnie (Tim) Warnky, Kate Snyder and Emily (Andrew) Miller; great grandfather of Charlie, Henry and Lucy Allin, Hannah Warnky, and Anders and Eleanor Miller; dear son of the late Evald and Johanna Tuuri; and cherished brother of Esther (Howard) Scott.
Walter had a degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Michigan and a MBA from Western Reserve College. He was employed by Standard Oil of Ohio for 31 years.
Friends may call at Gattozzi and Son Funeral Home, 12524 Chillicothe Rd. (Rt. 306, north of Mayfield Rd.), Chesterland, Ohio 44026 on Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.
A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, February 18, at Chesterland Baptist Church, 12670 Chillicothe Rd., Chesterland, Ohio 44026. Interment will be at Western Reserve Memorial Gardens in Chester Twp.
The family suggests contributions to the Chesterland Baptist Church (see address above).
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