The Life of Earl L Aushnehmer
EARL L. AUSNEHMER AUSTINTOWN – Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel for Earl L. Ausnehmer, 83, who passed away Saturday afternoon at Hospice House. Earl was born May 18, 1927, in Youngstown, a son of the late Earl H. and Ruth (Rochow) Ausnehmer. A graduate of South High School, he served in Italy as a MP during the Second World War in the U.S. Army, 15th Infantry Regiment. He received the Army Occupation Medal (Germany) and the World War II Victory Ribbon. Earl was a charter member of the World War II Memorial. He was a shipping and receiving foreman for Koppers Company Inc. of Youngstown, retiring in 1985 after 40 years of service. He was a past member and past president of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and scout master of Troop No. 27, and the past president of Lutheran Brotherhood at St. Paul’s and president of the former Fellowship Club. He was past president and member of the Grace Lutheran Church of Austintown. He was a member of the American Legion Post 301 of Austintown, VFW Post 15036, Saxon Club Branch 30, and a member of the Chatterbox Retirement Club. Earl was an active member in AARP Chapter 4339 of Austintown and AARP Chapter 3104 of Canfield, the DAV Commanders Club, Argus Lodge 545 in Canfield and was a life member of OCAW 7-1234 International. He will be sadly missed by his wife of 64 years, the former Jessie Park, whom he married Jan. 7, 1948; three children, Carol (Ernest) Morse of Austintown, Ruthellen (Gerald) Roepke of Canfield and Earl F. Ausnehmer of Carson City, Calif.; four grandchildren, Ernest F. (Theresa) Morse, Traci M. Morse, Robert J. Parilla Jr. and Regina M. Parilla; and one great-granddaughter, Madelyn Merlo. Besides his parents, Earl was preceded in death by a son, Earl L. Ausnehmer II; and a brother, Herman who was KIA on D-Day. Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the Lane Funeral Home, Austintown Chapel.