Death Notices


Michele A. (Swain) Painter, 52, of Sandusky, died early Thursday afternoon, Nov. 8, 2007, in her home surrounded by her family. Arrangements are pending at David F. Koch Funeral Home, Sandusky.


Floyd Drake, 80, of Port Clinton and formerly of Marion, Ohio, died Nov. 7, 2007, in St. Charles Hospital, Oregon. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. today until services at 1 p.m. in Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Port Clinton.


Elizabeth (Alford) Benschoter, 72, of Winter Gardens, Fla. and formerly of Adrian, Mich., died Nov. 2, 2007, in Colonial House Health Care Center in Winter Gardens of Alzheimer's Disease. Friends may call from 1 p.m. today until services at 3 p.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk.