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Walter Andrew Goldbach



Walter Andrew Goldbach, 88, our beloved father, was called to his eternal resting place Wednesday, December 13, 2017. He was born August 10, 1929 in Cleveland, to John and Mary (Shoos) Goldbach.

At the age of 18, Walter created the 1948 Cleveland Indian original Chief Wahoo Logo. This logo was historically worn during the 1948 World Series win. He was an avid Cleveland sports fan. Walter was also a Veteran in the United States Army, proudly serving in the Korean War.

He will be dearly missed by his children, Linda Cahill, Laura (David) Kozman, Michael (Jeanne) Goldbach, Karen (Randy) Goodson, Heidi (Scott) Balicki; grandchildren, Nathan (Beth) Kozman, Stacia (Rob) Fox, Adam Kozman, Conor Adams, Kyle and Klay Robey, Aidan, Tara and Trent Balicki; great-grandchildren, Avery and Michael Kozman, Abbie Fox.

He was preceded in death by his beautiful wife of 60 years, Barbara (nee Hiller) and sister, Dorothy Kosa.

Friends may join the family for visitation Wednesday, December 20, 2017 from 3 P.M. to 7 P.M., at Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 3477 Medina Road, Medina, OH 44256. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, December 21, 2017 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 1088 Ridge Rd., Hinckley, OH at 10:30 A.M. (Please meet at church). Interment will follow at 1 P.M., at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Walter's memory to the Medina VFW Post 5137, 3916 Pearl Road, Medina, OH 44256. Checks only, please.

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