William "Bill" Russell LaFleur

1945 - 2020


William (Bill) Russell LaFleur, 75, a lifelong resident of Lorain County, was promoted to Heaven on Dec. 29. Bill had bravely battled Parkinson’s disease for many years before succumbing to health complications associated with COVID-19. 

Bill was born in Lorain, Ohio, the third of six siblings, and resided on Lake Road for much of his childhood.  He attended St. Mary’s High School where he graduated in 1962. A resident of Elyria, Ohio, since 1983, Bill spent...

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With Love, The Schlachter Family

January 12, 2021 3:48 PM

Dear MJ, Billy, Julie, & Matthew,
We're so deeply sorry to hear of Bill's passing. We've planted a tree in his honor, & will think of him each time we visit the Linwood trees. You're in our prayers.

With Love, The Schlachter Family

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Anastasia, Ashwin, Mike, Swathi, Taylor & Tera

January 9, 2021 9:44 PM

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Dick & Cindy Gorman

January 8, 2021 6:55 PM

Our Sympathy, Love and Prayers as we share in the loss of your husband, father & grandfather.
We remember our 43 year friendship
laced with treasured memories we’ll
carry in our hearts along with many photo’s taken through these years that brought laughter, joy & sometimes tears.
We admired his quick witt, intelligence, Patriotic spirit, along with his deep love and knowledge of God’s Word.
His adventurous spirit that took him to
water sports, or skiing the slopes,
running a marathon or para gliding through the air.
His love of sports and his alma mater
Notre Dame.
The pride he carried of his family’s many accomplishments, and the love of his grandchildren.
We pray the God of all comfort brings you peace and Eternal Hope of that future heavenly reunion.
In Love & Friendship,
Dick & Cindy Gorman ♥️

Dick & Cindy Gorman

January 8, 2021 6:36 PM

Haley Waldron

January 7, 2021 4:50 PM

i’m very sorry to hear about the loss of bill. i was very fortunate to be able to take care of bill when i worked at anchor lodge and again before he passed at mercy. he was a very kind man, and loved by many.

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