• James E. "Brush" Taylor, 80, of Sandusky, passed away late Monday evening, May 5, 2008, unexpectedly at his home. Arrangements and survivors to be announced later by David F. Koch Funeral Home, Sandusky.
• Karl E. Steindam, 85, of Port Clinton, died Tuesday, May 6, 2008, in Riverview Senior Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday in Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, 1124 Fulton St., Port Clinton. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Friday in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 414 Madison St., Port Clinton. Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Clay Township Cemetery, Genoa.
• Ernest Pruitt, 75, of rural Fremont, died Monday, May 5, 2008, at Medical University of Toledo, following an accident. Complete arrangements will be announced later by Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde.
• John “Jack” Minier, formerly of Republic, more recently of Fredericksburg, Ohio, died unexpectedly Tuesday, May 6, 2008, at Fairfield Medical Center, Lancaster, Ohio. Complete arrangements will be announced later by Mitchell-Auxter Funeral Home, Clyde.