Descendant of one of Avon's founding families.
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Theresa M. Horwedel, (nee Forthofer) 84, of Avon Lake, passed away, Saturday, November 24, 2012 at home in the company of her loving family. She was a lifelong resident of Avon and Avon Lake. The wife of the late Lester "Bud" Horwedel of Avon Lake and daughter of Sophia (Oster) and Jacob Forthofer, she was one of eight brothers and sisters. Her parents were the forefather pioneers in the early settlement of Avon. She is preceded in death by siblings Ralph Forthofer-Elyria, Ollie Forthofer-Avon, Dorothy Forthofer-Avon, Rosella (Forthofer) Walker and granddaughter Megan McGinnis. Survivors are her children, Lonny (Sue) Horwedel, Linda Burnworth, Rodger (Kimberly) Horwedel and Cynthia (Kevin) Sammon. Theresa is also survived by 12 …
Avon lawn and garden experts share advice
Local gardening experts say fall is the best time of the year to plant, fertilize, and weed. Avon garden store owners and managers shared their advice on what to do now to get a head start on next spring. Jamie Haas, general manager of The Rock Pile, explained: “Fall is an excellent time to plant perennials, trees and shrubs. Why is fall planting so good for plants? Fall often gives us dependable rainfall so you are sure to have prime soil conditions! “In the fall, the warm soil encourages root growth. Roots continue to grow through the winter. In early spring, roots continue to develop at a faster rate, and top growth begins. Fall-planted plants quickly become well established features in your landscape. Because roots are established …