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Raymond Laverne Fahrni, 90

Apple Creek — Raymond Laverne Fahrni, age 90, of Apple Creek, died Friday, November 24, 2023, at his residence.
Raymond was born on March 6, 1933, in West Lebanon, Ohio, to the late Nicklaus and Laura (Kamph) Fahrni and graduated from Dalton High School in 1951.  He married Natalie Aleksich on January 23, 1954, in Massillon Natalie survives.
He was self employed as the owner & operator of Ray Fahrni & Son’s Trucking for 30 + years, hauling bulk milk.
Raymond was a member of St. Peter’s United Church of Christ and the Penn-Ohio Model A Ford Club Mohican Chapter. He enjoyed traveling with the car club all over the Eastern United States. He liked going biking and hiking all over Ohio, fishing and antiquing. His joy was spending his time with his family, and the grandkids loved going for rides to get ice cream in the Model A or his 1970 Ford XL.
Surviving are son, David Fahrni of Wooster; daughter, Danette Hoover of Orrville; daughter-in-law, Jody E. Fahrni of Apple Creek; six grandchildren, Stephanie (Lee) Roberts of Wooster, Molly (Will) Grassman of AZ, Natasha (Miles) LeGros of Wooster, Cassandra (Cory) Freeman of Shreve, Faustin (Whitley) Hoover of Ashland, and Samantha (Alex Woody) Fahrni of Orrville; 12 great grandchildren, Raechel, Nick, Amelia, Greg, Marlee, Abigail, Dawsyn, Lucy, Blake, Waylon, Graham, Kolten, and one on the way; brother, Daniel (Donna) Fahrni of Hiram.
He was preceded in death by son, Douglas B. Fahrni; son-in-law, Brett Hoover; and ten brothers and sisters.
Services will held privately per family wishes.
Burial will take place at the Apple Creek Cemetery in Apple Creek.
Memorials may be made to Apple Creek Fire Department 3400 S. Apple Creek Road, Apple Creek, OH 44606 or to, St. Peter’s United Church of Christ 68 West Main Street, Apple Creek, OH 44606
Auble Funeral Home in Orrville is handling the arrangements. Online registry and expressions of condolence may be made at

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