Everett Eugene Kauf, 82, of Seville, died Sunday, January 20, 2019 at Hospice of Medina, after a period of declining health. Ev was born January 19, 1937 in Mansfield, to the late William Raymond and Dorcus (Livingston) Kauf and was a 1955 graduate of Norwayne High School.
He served in the U.S. Army and on October 5, 1957 he married the former Peggy Yoder, who preceded him in death August 7, 1995. He retired in 1989 from Columbia Gas and later worked as a pipe line inspector. He was member of Creston Moose Lodge 1224 and the Wadsworth Eagles. Ev and Peggy enjoyed traveling and taking trips to Las Vegas but his greatest joy was his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are his children, David (Jane) Kauf of Seville, Deann Grosser of Chippewa Lake, Daryl (Linda) Kauf of Creston and Dwight (Suzanne) Kauf of Powell; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Don (Barb) Kauf of Creston and Bill (Diane) Kauf of Wooster; sister, LuAnn (Rusty) Locke of Lodi and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Peggy; grandson, Russell "Jake" Kauf and brothers, Russell and John Kauf.
Services will be Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 11 A.M. at Murray Funeral Home in Creston with Pastor Lori Burdette-Steele officiating. Burial will be in Creston Maple Mound Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 5 to 8 P.M. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina Co., 5075 Windfall Rd., Medina, OH 44256.
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