Elmer Papp

November 8, 1928 ~ November 14, 2022 (age 94)



Elmer Papp, 94 years of age of Aurora, passed away November 14, 2022.  Born in Cleveland, Ohio on November 8, 1928, he was the son of the late Emery and Rose (Hornyak) Papp.  Elmer grew up in Aurora, graduating from Aurora High School in 1946.  On August 18, 1951. He married Lillian (Grimm) Papp of Reminderville, and the couple then built their home in Aurora.  A carpenter and cabinet maker for most of his life, Elmer enjoyed building furniture for their home.  He liked gardening, mowing the lawn with his orange tractor and making apple cider from the trees he grew on their property.  Elmer loved animals, especially dogs and horses, and he built a barn to house Buck his first horse.  Survivors included his daughters Barbara Katusha of Mantua, and Jacquelyn (Joel) Kamerer of St. Joseph, Michigan and 3 nieces.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Lillian on October 19, 2022; brothers Louis and Ernie; and sister Helen Burns.  No calling hours.  Cremation has taken place, and a graveside service will be held at Aurora City Cemetery at a later date.   Memorials in  Elmer’s name are suggested to Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary in Ravenna.  Arrangements ae by the Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, Mantua, where condolences and memories may be viewed at

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