Kenneth E. Miracle 1937 - 2018    

Kenneth E. Miracle
, 80, of Wadsworth, passed away June 28, 2018, and joined his Heavenly Father.  He was born November 25, 1937, in Creston, OH. 

Mr. Miracle was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and Wadsworth Lodge 385 F&AM.    He was a graduate of Wadsworth High School and the 1954 Football MVP.   Ken was a veteran of the US Army and a former employee of Firestone Tire and Rubber, Parker Hannifin and BW Rogers where he was #1 in Sales.    In 1983 he started Miracle Awards that remains in the family.

Kenny is survived by his wife of 58 years, Sandy, daughter Beth Wells of CA and son Craig (Katherine) Miracle of Wadsworth.  Three grandchildren and four great-grandchildren survive.

The family will receive friends from 2 - 4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Hilliard-Rospert Funeral Home, 174 N. Lyman St., Wadsworth.    Masonic services will be conducted at 7:30 pm.   Funeral service will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday at Hilliard-Rospert.    Ken will be laid to rest with Military Honors at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery at a future date.

Hilliard Rospert Funeral Home    330-334-1501


   Kenny Miracle
   Wadsworth High School
   Graduating Class of 1955      
WHS Grizzly Football Team, 1954. 
Row 1: Boos, Martin, Morgan, Bordac, Butdorf, Kinnard, Stringfield, Moore, Ocepek, DeVoe, Leatherman, Christian, Hontert.  Row 2: Kallgren, Mills, Maynard, Musch, Crupi, Rice, Barnard, Walkerow, Dennison, Noble, Foreman, Held, Wolford.  Row 3: Pisanelli, Gordon, Steele, Lecky, Nicodemus, Reynolds, Spice, Simshauser, Martin, Joachim, Hall, Rothacker, Miracle, Burkholder.  Row 4: Mr. Lyren (Coach), Mr. Doan (Coach), Held, Williamson, Arpad, Davis, Spicer, Christner, Welty, Freed, West, Mr. Oross (Coach), Mr. Barton (Head Coach).                  
Kenny Miracle
and Jim Dennison get a pep talk from Akron U's Head Coach, Joe McMullen, the guest speaker at the Football Banquet, while V.F.W. President, J. D. Henson, looks on.  Kenny holds the victory trophy while Jim listens closely for points which will help him to be a good captain next year.  With Marion Pisanelli, Kenny was award the All-Metro Team Award for outstanding football playing.                      
WHS Honorary Rotarians, 1954-55. 
Front: James Rivers, Marion Pisanelli, Kenny Miracle, Dick Delagrange.  Back: Joe Arpad, Gary Joachim, Dick Smith, Jerry Newcomer.                       
WHS Student Council, Class Representatives 1954-55. 
Row 1: Hensal, Miller, Martin, Leatherman, Ritzman, Lamson, Adams.  Row 2: Hall, Vargo, West, Earley, Heath, Dean, Janes.  Row 3: Cuschleg, Houglan, Hindall, Gorman, Ewing, Hensal, Logar.  Row 4: Houston, Frase, Dean, Wolford, Miracle, Musch.                    
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