EAST PALESTINE - Lawrence Dean Schlicher, Sr., 84, formerly of Champion Township in Trumbull County, Ohio, died Thursday, November 29, 2012 at Covington Skilled Nursing Center in East Palestine. He was born October 10, 1928 in Marietta, Ohio, the son of Herman Lawrence and Mary (Farley) Schlicher, and had lived his adult life in Trumbull County.
A World War II veteran of the U.S. Navy, Mr. Schlicher worked as a rigger for Republic and LTV Steel, retiring in 1986 after 31 years of employment. He enjoyed bingo, baseball, football, fishing, and the American Movie Channel, especially the Westerns.
Surviving are three daughters: Donna (Jerry) Smith of Hubbard, Lois (Robert) Dickson of Warren, and Faith (John) Yaple of East Palestine; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and a sister, Faith (Patrick) Hannan of Williamstown, W. Va. Preceding him in death are his parents; his wife, Gertrude D. (Haught) Schlicher, whom he married in August, 1961 and who died September 19, 2001; and a son, Lawrence D. "Bud" Schlicher, Jr.
Services are 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Roberts-Clark Chapel, Lane Family Funeral Homes in Warren. Interment with full military honors will follow at Pineview Memorial Park. Friends may call 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Material contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity, in memory of Lawrence D. Schlicher, Sr.
Arrangements are entrusted to Roberts-Clark Chapel, Lane Family Funeral Homes in Warren. You may view this obituary and send condolences at www.robertsclarkchapel.com.