Zechariah Lee Schrader, 4, residing in Sandusky and Fostoria, died unexpectedly Friday, Feb. 22, 2008.
He was born May 12, 2003, in Akron, Ohio.
He is survived by his mother, Tamica (Melton) Schrader; stepfather, John Irby; grandparents, Carroll and Shannon Melton, Marie Bartell, Tommie and Ray Schrader, Betty Melton, Evelyn Irby and Bertha Irby; siblings, Taylor McGregor, CeCe Williams, Hannah Schrader, Jazmire Irby, Stevaon Irby, and Michael Schrader; aunts and uncles, Dustin Miller, Tylor Melton, Misty Melton, Sebrina Spradling, Kurtis Bartell, Timmy (Lisa) Bartell, Carl (Becky) Bartell, Esperanza Lopez, Pedro Lopez, Alejandra Lopez, Heather Bartell, Mason Melton, Michelle Melton, Cindy (John) Persinger, Teresa (David) Street, Sue Melton, Butch Steele, Sandy Melton, Carol Ann Vann, Brenda Erickson, Carolyn Brought, Judy Ringle, Shadera King, Dayonna Irby and Kiara Irby.
He was preceded in death by his great-grandfathers, Carroll Melton Sr. and Carl Troesch; great-grandmother, Pauline Troesch; and cousins, Alyssa Isaac, Sandy Nimrichter, and Linda Folks.
Friends may call from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday in Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, and from 10 a.m. Friday until funeral services at 11 a.m. The Rev. Elmer Novak will officiate. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to a trust fund for Zechariah Schrader in care of Citizens Banking Company, 100 E. Water St., Sandusky, OH 44870.
Condolences may be made at toftfh.com.