Carol Esther Malz (“Ditto”), age 86, formerly of Geauga County, Ohio, passed away on March 1, 2020 at her residence in Botkins, Ohio.
Carol was born March 19, 1933 in Bainbridge, Ohio to Virgil and Caroline Taylor. She graduated from Bainbridge High School, attended The Ohio State University and earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Kent State University. Carol was a proud member of the Geauga County Fair Band for most of her adult life, and was involved in volunteering through Portage County 4H and the Bainbridge Historical Society.
She is survived by her daughters, Catherine Blanchard (John) of Botkins, OH, Diane Rodhe of Garrettsville, OH, Susan Demland (Timothy) of Holgate, OH and Jennifer Wuertz (Andrew) of Columbus, OH, nine grand-children and twenty-six great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Marion Howard of Lantana, Fl and her aunt Marilyn (“Sis”) Bartholomew of Tampa, Fl. She was predeceased by her brother, Richard Taylor and her great-granddaughter, Anna Eiser. The Family will receive friends from 10:00 to 11:00 AM with a funeral Service at 11:00 AM Thursday March 5 at the Bainbridge Community Church of Christ 17751 Chillicothe Rd. Chagrin Falls, OH. 44023
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at alz.org.
Arrangements by Stroud-Lawrence Funeral Home Chagrin Falls, OH. www.stroudlawrence.com
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