Death notices


• Viola Rose (Thorpe) Staley, 92, of Sandusky, died Sunday, Dec. 24, 2006, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. Arrangements are pending at Groff Funeral Home, Sandusky.

• Peter Potkay, 86, of Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky, and formerly of Cleveland, died Friday evening, Dec. 22, 2006, in Secrest Nursing Home at OVH. Arrangements are pending at Pfeil Funeral Home, Sandusky Chapel.

• Dean W. Sheibley, 71, of Sandusky, died late Sunday morning, Dec. 24, 2006, at his home after an illness. Arrangements are pending at David F. Koch Funeral Home, Sandusky.

• Erlin H. Justi, 84, of Milan, died Saturday, Dec. 23, 2006, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Main Campus. Friends may call from 2-4 and 7- 9 p.m. Wednesday in Groff Funeral Home, Milan Chapel, One S. Main St., Milan and from 9:30 a.m. Thursday until funeral services at 10:30 a.m. in St. John Lutheran Church, Union Corner, 106 Scheid Road, Sandusky.