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Lila "Yvonne" Hazlett

Obituary for Lila "Yvonne" Hazlett

August 5, 1931 - February 8, 2021
Elyria, Ohio | Age 89

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Lila Y. Hazlett "Yvonne", 89 of Elyria, passed away Monday, February 8, 2021 at Life Care of Elyria. She was born August 5, 1931 in Redhaw, Ohio.
Yvonne graduated from Ashland High School in 1949 and the Samaritan School of Nursing in 1952. She was employed at Samaritan Hospital in Ashland, St. Joseph's Hospital in Lorain, and Elyria Memorial Hospital in Elyria. At EMH, she was the Assistant OR Supervisor from 1965-1970, Clinical Director in ICU, CCU, OR, and ER. She retired February 28, 1993. She attended the Elyria Community Church of the Nazarene.
Yvonne was instrumental in setting up Open Heart Surgery at EMH. She enjoyed Fast Pitch Softball for 29 years and golf. She was responsible for starting the Kidney Foundation Tournament in 1988 and the Cancer Society Tournament for ladies only in 1989. Both tournaments are very active today. All sports, embellishing sweatshirts, and crafts brought her enjoyment.
Yvonne is survived by her sister-in-law, Cindy Hazlett of Florida; nephew, Randy (Kat) Hazlett of Virginia and niece, Michelle (Danny) Hardin of Dublin, Ohio; great-niece, Erin of Maryland; guardian and caregivers, John and Carol Fischel of Elyria.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Hazlett; parents, Lyle and Cleo Hazlett; niece, Joyce Hegler.
Arrangements by Busch Funeral Home, Elyria. A private family service at Ashland Cemetery will be at a later date.

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