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Steve Radonich Jr.

January 11, 1945 ~ May 12, 2018 (age 73)
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Steve Radonich Jr., 73, went home to be with the Lord on May 12, 2018 surrounded by his family.  He was born January 11, 1945 in Barberton, OH to the late Steve and Mildred Radonich.  He proudly served in the U.S. Army completing a tour in Vietnam as a Sergeant E5, L.R.R.P./Special Forces.  He retired from Babcock & Wilcox and was a Member of Star Lodge 187. Steve was a member of Community Church of Portage Lakes.  He enjoyed artistry, ham radio, woodworking/carving and motorcycles.                                                

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Rosemarie (Jeter); children, Lorraine (Keith) Arnold, Steve (Dawn) Radonich III and Edgar (Cara) Radonich; brother, Richard (Sylvia) Radonich; sisters, Marlene (Bob) Graves and Patricia Radonich; grandchildren,  Keith Arnold Jr.Melissa (Dennis) Perdue, Kathryn (Beck), Cody, Autumn, Zöe, Olive and Nina; great-grandchildren, Paisley, Steve V, and MacKenzie.

Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd., Akron, OH 44319 on Monday, May 21, 2018 from 5 to 7 p.m., with a  Masonic Service being held at 5 p.m.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at 11:30 a.m., with visitation one hour prior.  Gary Meeks officiating.  Interment at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. 

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