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Obit – Forrer, Jeridth L.

NORTH LAWRENCE — Jeridth L. Forrer, age 85, of North Lawrence, died Thursday, January 9, 2020, at Danbury Senior Living Wooster in Wooster, following a period of declining health.

Jeridth was born on September 3, 1934, in Butler, Ohio, to the late Donald and Virginia (Rudolph) Hess and graduated from Rittman High School.  She married Donald Ray Forrer and they celebrated over 60 years of marriage.

She was a homemaker and provided housekeeping for other people for several years.

Jeridth was an active member of St. Michael’s Lutheran Church. She enjoyed reading and spending time with her family. She especially enjoyed time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and attending their events.

Surviving are her husband, Donald Forrer; three children, Jeanne (John) Wasson of North Lawrence, Sharon (Norm) Akers of Massillon, and John D. (Michele) Forrer of North Lawrence; 10 grandchildren; and 14 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Brillhart; and a brother, Trent D. Hess.

Private services will be held at St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, at the convenience of the family, with Pastor Lucas Merritt officiating. Burial of ashes will take place at the St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Ohio’s Hospice Lifecare, 1900 Akron Road, Wooster, OH, 44691

Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is assisting the family. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at the funeral home’s web site at

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