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EDWARD J. KARASEK, of Lyndhurst, Ohio, passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018. He was a 1970 graduate of BGSU; G.E. Manufacturing Manager; 1st Lt. U.S. Army; received his MBA from NIU in 1973; was a General Business Services business counselor / accountant; owner / broker of Summit Realty Inc. and Summit Realty of Ohio; owner / entrepreneur of Our Daily Brew for 34 years; high school hockey coach for 11 years; at age 60 became Head Coach of Women's Lacrosse at Indiana Tech, then Ursuline College, and he started successful inaugural programs at both colleges. He was the beloved husband of Diana (ne‚ Cerny); dear father of Jill (Mark) Claus, Joy (Christopher) Stirlen, Daniel and Edward J. Jr. (Mandi); grandfather of Kyle, Dylan, Logan, Christopher Jr., Maxwell, Adeline and Amelia; son of the late Joseph and Bernice (ne‚ Schneider); and brother of David (deceased), Janet Banasik, Joe and Jim. Memorial chapel service is 6 p.m. Saturday May 19, 2018, at Fortuna Funeral Home, 7076 Brecksville Road, (1/2 mile north of Pleasant Valley Road), Independence (OH 44131), with visitation from 2 to 6 p.m. The Rev. Joseph Fortuna officiating.
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Fortuna Funeral Home, Inc
7076 Brecksville Road
Independence, OH 44131-5053
(216) 520-7335
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 16, 2018