Friday, February 12, 2010

Edwin Aust, Teacher

Edwin Aust was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Aust, who lived on South Columbus Avenue in Erie County, Ohio. Edwin was a 1922 graduate of Sandusky High School, and he graduated from Ohio University in 1926. Young Mr. Aust was a mathematics teacher in Struthers, Ohio.

During the winter of 1927, Edwin became sick with a sore throat. Septic poisoning resulted, leading to acute dilation of his heart. On February 12, 1927, Edwin Frank Aust passed away in Good Samaritan Hospital. He was buried in Oakland Cemetery. An obituary for Edwin Aust is found in the 1927 OBITUARY NOTEBOOK at the Sandusky Library. The newspaper obituary reported that Edwin Aust's funeral services were largely attended.

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