Sonny Short, 71, of Sandusky, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, in his home.
He was born on May 11, 1941, son of Alvin and Bertha (Schmidt) Short. Sonny attended Oregon, Ohio, schools and was a long time employee of Ford Motor Co., where he was a machine operator.
He married Judith A. Paulsen on Dec. 15, 1962, and she preceded him in death on July 6, 2012.
Sonny is survived by his daughters, Sheila McClain of Sandusky, and Peggy (Craig) McGory of Huron; grandson, Sonny Blankenship, Sandusky; brothers, Ronald (Joan) Short, Terry (Helen) Short, Forrest (Jeanine) Short, all of Oregon; and sisters, Carolyn (Donald) Garabrandt, and Mary Short, both of Oregon.
Sonny was preceded in death by his wife; parents; brother, Timothy Short; and sister, Roxanne Short.
Friends may call at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Crosser Funeral Home, Oak Harbor. Funeral services will follow at noon at the funeral home, Pastor Kyle Timmons will officiate. Interment will be in Salem Township Union Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Capital Improvement Fund of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Oak Harbor.
Condolences may be shared with Sonny’s family at crosserfuneralhome.com.