Death Notices

SANDUSKY

• Betty Jean “B.J.” Rickard, 61, of Sandusky, died Thursday evening, July 5, 2007, in Stein Hospice Care Center, after a lengthy illness. Arrangements will be announced by Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, Sandusky.

JOHANNESBURG, MICH.

• Howard Charles Otto Jr., 68, of Johannesburg, Mich. and formerly of Sandusky, died Thursday evening, July 5, 2007, in his home after a brief illness. Arrangements will be announced by Groff Funeral Home, Sandusky.