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Richard Russell Makruski

July 29, 1947 - September 5, 2017
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Richard "Rich" Makruski, age 70, of Randolph, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in his home. He was born July 29, 1947 in Amherst, Ohio to the late Daniel and Rose Makruski. Rich received his Masters in Education from Kent State University. He was an Army veteran of the Viet Nam War, and received the Bronze Star for his service. Rich worked for Summit County DD for 30 years and for Waterloo Local Schools for 13 years. He was a mentor for Veterans Honors Court in Stark County. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Danny; nieces, Tiffany and Tanya; and brother-in-law, Chuck Barkley. He is survived by...
Richard "Rich" Makruski, age 70, of Randolph, passed away Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in his home.

He was born July 29, 1947 in Amherst, Ohio to the late Daniel and Rose Makruski. Rich received his Masters in Education from Kent State University. He was an Army veteran of the Viet Nam War, and received the Bronze Star for his service. Rich worked for Summit County DD for 30 years and for Waterloo Local Schools for 13 years. He was a mentor for Veterans Honors Court in Stark County.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Danny; nieces, Tiffany and Tanya; and brother-in-law, Chuck Barkley. He is survived by his wife, Diane; sons, Adam and Dustin; step-son, Shane; sisters, Patty, Marilyn, and Linda; sisters-in-law, Nancy and Lee Ann; mother-in-law, Judy (Ed) Miller; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday in the Karlo-Libby Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. Friends may call from 11:00am – 1:00pm, two hours before services, at the funeral home.

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