AMerican Veteran 11

Howard Larry Mohler

April 25, 1944 ~ May 27, 2022 (age 78)



Howard Larry Mohler, 78, of Sterling, passed away on Friday, May 27, 2022 at Select Specialty Hospital in Akron after a brief illness.

Larry was born in Wadsworth on April 25, 1944 to the late Howard Earl and Isabelle Clara (Allen) Mohler and married Cheryl A. Pease on July 31, 1965.  He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War from 1968 – 1971 and he retired from Thiele-Kaolin Clay in 2007 after 19 years of service.  Larry and Cheryl had made their home in Sterling for the past 48 years and he was a member of the Sterling United Methodist Church and the Gold Wing Roadriders.  A former member of the Sterling K of P Lodge, he had also been active with the DeMolay.   Larry played guitar since the age of five and he was a member of “The Messengers” Christian Rock Band.  He loved motorcycles, 4-wheelers and anything with a motor and he enjoyed fishing and being outdoors.  Spending time with his family is what he most enjoyed and he will be forever missed.

Surviving is his wife, Cheryl; children, Christine Sweigert, Michael Scot Mohler and Lisa Ann and her husband, Troy Andrukat; son-in-law, Brian Sweigert; grandchildren, Alexandra and Nicholas Sweigert, Mackenzie Moore, Seth Hunt and Maddie Mohler and Jared, Emily, Logan and Gavin Andrukat; great-grandson, Jace Sweigert and sisters, Marcia (Alan) McGrew, Julie (Ron) Scuderi and Jolene (Bruce) Longfield.  He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter-in-law, Kristin Mohler and a brother, Daniel.

Burial services with Military Honors will be held on Wednesday, June 8th at 2:45 p.m. at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery.  Procession to the cemetery will form at Murray Funeral Home in Creston at 2:00 p.m.  A celebration of Larry’s life will follow at 3:30 p.m. at the Rittman Moose Lodge, 12527 Sheets Rd., Rittman, OH.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the donor’s favorite charity in his name.

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Funeral Service
June 8, 2022

2:45 PM
Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery (Seville)

Celebration of Life
June 8, 2022

3:30 PM
Rittman Moose Lodge
12527 Sheets Rd.
Rittman, OH 44270

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