Tribute: Leorabelle H. Rudloff

Leorabelle H. Rudloff, 85, died October 17

Leorabelle H. Rudloff, Canfield, Ohio - obit

CANFIELD, Ohio – Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, October 21, at Lane Family Funeral Homes, 65 N. Broad Street, Canfield Chapel for Leorabelle H. Rudloff, 85 of Canfield who died Monday afternoon, October 17 at Shepherd of the Valley, Boardman.

Leorabelle was born July 18, 1931 in Erie, Pennsyvania, the daughter of the late Charles Eaton and Beryl R. Haywood, coming to this area as an infant.

She graduated from South High School in 1949 and graduated from Youngstown State University.

Leorabelle was a member of Canfield Methodist Church, the Junior Women’s League of Canfield, the Mahoning Saddle and Bridle Club, the Penn Ohio Horseman’s Association and the Friendship 500 Club.

Her husband, Richard E. Rudloff whom she married September 30, 1958, died November 26, 1997.

Leorabelle leaves her daughter Leesa R. and son-in-law, Chuck Prachick of Canfield; a daughter-in-law, Billie Rudloff of North Carolina and four grandchildren.

Besides her parents and her husband, Leorabelle was preceded in death by a son, Richard Thomas Rudloff.

Friends may call on Thursday, October 20 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Lane Family Funeral Home, Canfield Chapel.

The family would like to thank the staff at Shepherd of the Valley, Boardman for the wonderful care given to Leorabelle.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests material tributes take the form of contributions to Shepherd of the Valley, 7148 West Blvd., Boardman, OH 44512

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A television tribute will air Wednesday, October 19 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.