* Joseph R. Arnold, 79, of Sandusky, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009, in Firelands Regional Medical Center, Main Campus, Sandusky, after an illness. Arrangements are pending at David F. Koch Funeral Home, Sandusky.
• Mark W. Helm, 96, of Sandusky, died Monday, Jan. 5, 2009, in Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. A memorial mass will be at 10 a.m.Jan. 17, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Sandusky. Arrangements are pending at Groff Funeral Home, Sandusky.