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Francis Kuebler

July 2, 1942 — October 11, 2022

Francis P. Kuebler, age 80, passed away on October 11, 2022. He was born in Akron, Ohio to the late Joseph and Rose Kuebler.

Along with his parents, Francis was preceded in death by his brother, Joseph Kuebler.

Francis is survived by his life partner, Patricia "Pattie" Hartlaub; her sons, Chris (Kimberly) Hartlaub, Michael (Harmony) Hartlaub, and Scott (Sarah) Hartlaub; Francis' sons, Frank (Casey) Kuebler and James (Amanda) Kuebler; several grandchildren; and a sister, Mariann (Dick) Golobic.

Francis was a graduate of St. Vincent High School and attended college for a few years. He spent 20 years in the Army Reserves, while also working for Goodyear Tire and Rubber, where he spent over 40 years before retiring. Francis was an avid car enthusiast and was a member of the local racing community, known as "Driver Francis" for many years. He will be remembered as a very generous person and a lover of animals.

Francis' wish was to be cremated and a graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 21, 2022 at Holy Cross Cemetery, 100 E Waterloo Rd, Akron. Please meet at the main entrance for a procession to the grave site.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to Tunnels to Towers, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, New York, 10306, https://t2t.org/donate or One of a Kind Pets, 1485 Marion Ave., Akron, Ohio 44313, www.oneofakindpets.com

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Friday, October 21, 2022

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