Wadsworh, OH

Kenneth L. Derr, 90, of Wadsworth, died Friday, June 6, 2014. He was born December 24, 1923 in Akron to the late Dwight and Hazel Derr. Mr. Derr was a 1950 graduate of the University of Michigan School of Architecture and went on to practice Architecture in Medina, Wayne, Summit and Holmes counties for 50 years and was a former Rotarian. He spent many hours enjoying his hobbies of wood carving and fishing in Canada.
Ken is survived by his wife of 67 years, Lois, daughters: Linda (Mark) Hummer, Dr. Lora Derr (Randy Park), granddaughter Krista Hummer (Garrett McWilliams) and brothers Paul (Erma) Derr and Tom (Audrey) Derr. There are several nieces and nephews also surviving.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Grace Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 406, Wadsworth, OH 44282, Medina County Parks District, ATTN: Wolf Creek Environmental, 6364 Deerview Lane, Medina, OH 44256 or to Hospice of Medina County, 5075 Windfall Rd., Medina, OH 44256.
The Derr family would like to extend their thanks to Hospice of Medina County for the wonderful care and support during this difficult time.
A celebration of Kenneth’s life is planned for later in the year.