Myrtle I. Claxton, 89, of Huron died Saturday morning, Oct. 23, 2010, in Parkvue Healthcare Center, Sandusky, after a brief illness.
She was born March 31, 1921, in Flushing, Mich. She resided in Huron for more than 30 years, resided in Florida, and returned four years ago. She worked as a manager for the Wileswood Country Store in Huron years ago. She was a member of United Methodist Church, Huron, and a 50-plus-year member of Order of Eastern Star, Chapter 171, Huron.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, Harold; four sons, Roger (Mae) Claxton of Overland Park, Kansas, Bruce (Colette) Claxton of Coral Springs, Fla., David (Linda) Claxton of Bastrop, Texas, and Dennis (Nancy) Claxton of Sandusky; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Marie Thurlow of Midland, Mich., and Beatrice Henke of Flushing.
She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Mary (Morrow) Clark; four sisters; and three brothers.
Friends may call 7-9 p.m. Monday, with Eastern Star Services at 6:30 p.m., in Foster Funeral Home, 410 Main St., Huron. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in United Methodist Church, 338 Williams St., Huron, with the Rev. J. Roger Skelley-Watts officiating. Burial will be in Scott Cemetery, Huron.
Contributions may be made to Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870 or to United Methodist Church, Huron.
Condolences may be shared at fosterfh.com.