Former Kent State University Professor Oscar Ibele passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 12, 2013.
He was born on Feb. 5, 1917, in Cleveland, the son of Oscar and Hilda (Panzer) Ibele.
He graduated from Ohio University, where he was a proud member of Phi Beta Kappa; he went on to receive his masters from The University of Wisconsin and his PhD from The Ohio State University
On Nov. 22, 1961, he married Charlotte Kruger, the love of his life and his wife of the past 51 years.
He is survived by his wife, Charlotte; sister, Jean Fisher; and a niece and nephew.
At his request a private burial will take place at the family grave site in Knollwood Cemetery.
Condolence letters can be sent to his wife Charlotte Ibele, 141 Chestnut Hill Drive, Ravenna, OH 44266.
The Monreal Funeral Home, 35400 Curtis Blvd., Eastlake, is handling the arrangements for the family.