Edward Usselman

Obituary of Edward F. Usselman

Edward F. Usselman, 83, of Vermilion, died Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at Mill Manor Nursing Home after a lengthy illness.

He was born July 7, 1938 in Beaver Falls, PA and had been a Vermilion resident for the past 48 years moving from Lorain.

Edward worked in various positions including maintenance for Ford Motor Co., Lorain for 28 years retiring in 1987.

He was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Vermilion where he had served as an usher. He had also been a member of the Vermilion Fish and Game, Local UAW #425, and a social member of the American Legion Post #397. Edward enjoyed fishing, boating, making crafts, cooking, going to the Indianapolis 500, and rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers. He also loved being with his Burger King Coffee Clan, riding his lawn mower, and spoiling his neighbor's dog, Wolfgang, with daily visits and treats.

He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Jean Ann (nee Balduff-Keegan) Usselman of Vermilion; son, Edward F. (April) Usselman, Jr. of Sheffield Lake; daughters; Ruth Ann Harris of Lorain, Connie Otero of Lorain, and Brenda (Joseph) Mata of Lorain; step son, James (Erin) Keegan of MN; step daughters, Jackie Lynn (Michael) Mullins of Wakeman and Jeaninie Renee Carter of Villa Rica, GA; 10 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren, 5 step grandchildren; and 14 step great grandchildren; 2 step great great grandchildren; brother, James Usselman of PA; sister, Carol (Richard) Sorber of Austintown, OH; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James E. and Ruth (nee Morgan) Usselman, grandson, Steven Sprague;  infant brother, brother,  Richard Usselman; step grandson, Michael Mullins; and son-in-law, Alan Harris.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3747 Liberty Ave., Vermilion, OH. Rev. Sarah E. Taylor will officiate. Private inurnment will take place at Maple Grove Cemetery, Vermilion.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Trinity Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 3747 Liberty Avenue, P.O. Box 2, Vermilion, OH 44089.

Online condolences may be made at www.riddlefuneralhome.com.


Memorial Service

11:00 am
Saturday, April 9, 2022
Trinity Lutheran Church
3747 Liberty Avenue
Vermilion, Ohio, United States
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