Death Notices


* June E. Graves, 69, Sandusky, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, in Firelands Regional Medical Center. Survivors and funeral arrangements will be announced later by Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, Sandusky.

* Rita J. Brasch, 73, of Sandusky, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, after an illness. Arrangements andsurvivors to be announced later by the David F. Koch Funeral Home,Sandusky.


* Orlin W. Maurer, 97, of Huron, died Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2009, in Erie County Care Facility, Huron, after an illness. Arrangements and survivors to be announced later by David F. Koch Funeral Home, Sandusky.


* Jean Rutan, 88 of Port Clinton, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2009, at her residence. Cremation has taken place. Visitation is 4-8 p.m. Friday in Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home and Crematory, Port Clinton.


* Thomas Edward Miller, 66, of Wellington, Ohio, died, Friday, Jan. 2, 2009, in Ohio Veterans Home, Sandusky. Friends may call from1:30 p.m., Thursday, until memorial service at 2 p.m. in Giffin Chapel of the Ohio Veterans Home, 3416 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. The Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, Sandusky, is handling arrangements.