Death Notices


Marion J. Tyson, 93, Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2007, at his residence. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until time of Military Service at 11 a.m. Friday in the Giffin Chapel of Ohio Veterans Home, 3416 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Pfeil Funeral Home, Sandusky, is in charge of arrangements.

Lester Norman, Sandusky, died Wednesday in Firelands Regional Medical Center-Main Campus. Friends may call from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m. Friday in Groff Funeral Home, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky. Survivors and complete arrangements will be announced later by the funeral home.


Virginia A. (Prater) Knott, 67, of Norwalk, died Jan. 1, 2008, in Gaymont Nursing Center. Friends may call from 6-8 p.m. today, in Walker Funeral Home, 98 W. Main St., Norwalk. Burial will be in Prater Cemetery, Wilbur, Ky.


Barbara A. Bessken, 53, of Clyde, died Wednesday, Jan. 02, 2008 at her home. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Monday at the Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St., Clyde. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Henry Favorite officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memory Gardens.