Death Notices


Mary Ellen (Alstrom) Birdsell, 76, of Sandusky, died Wednesday,Jan. 30, 2008, in her home after a brief illness. Private family services will be observed. Groff Funeral Home, Sandusky, is handlingarrangements.

Addie Ruth Johnson, 83, of Sandusky, died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Main Campus, after an extended illness. Funeral services will be Friday in Ebenezer Baptist Church,Sandusky. Further arrangements and survivors will be announced later by Groff Funeral Home, Sandusky.


Deanna L. Juby, 55, of Port Clinton, died Thursday Jan. 31, 2008, in her residence. Arrangements are pending at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Port Clinton.

Katheryn C. "Katie" Kidd, 83, of Port Clinton, died Wednesday,Jan. 30, 2008, at Providence Care Center, Sandusky. Memorial graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, in Riverview Cemetery,Port Clinton, with Sr. Jane Fisher, officiating.


Edward Zoschke, 90, of Painesville, Ohio, and formerly of Port Clinton, died Monday at the Ivy House Residential Care Center in Painesville.Private graveside services will be observed at LaCarpe Cemetery, Erie Township. Crosser Funeral Home, Oak Harbor, is handling arrangements for the family.