Putnam County, Ohio
Benjamin Franklin Eck
PANDORA, May 29 - Benjamin Franklin Eck, 78, retired farmer, died in his home near here Sunday of a heart ailment. He was born in Riley-tp, Putnam-co, May 8, 1872. Surviving are eight children, 24 grandchildren and five great - grandchildren. Services will be at 2 p. m. Wednesday in the Lehman funeral home, Pandora. Dr. P. Richard Dunham, Findlay, will officiate, with burial in Pleasant View cemetery, Hancock County. [Lima News, May 29, 1950]
Leoto Lucille Edmiston
COLUMBUS GROVE - Leoto Lucille Edmiston, 71, died al 4:44 p.m. Friday at Hilty Memorial Home in Pandora following an extended illness. She was born Jan.18,1913, in Columbus Grove, the daughter of Amos R. and Martha A. (Johnson) Sisson. She married Carl Edmiston, who died Jan. 29,1964. Mrs. Edmiston was a retired licensed practical nurse. She was a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church here.
Survivors include two brothers Harold W. Sisson and John II Sisson, both of Columbus Grove. Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Hartman Sons Funeral Home here, Rev. James Mason and Rev. Robert Baer officiating. Burial will be Truro Cemetery here. Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today and until time of services Monday at the funeral home. [Lima News, Mar 11, 1984]
Edward C. Elsea
Arrangements are incomplete for last rites for Edward C. Elsea,64, who was found dead in bed at his home at Miller City about 8 p.m. Wednesday. The body was removed to the Fischer funeral home after Dr. J.R. Echelbarger, Putnam Co. coroner ruled the death resulted from natural causes. Mr Elsea lived alone in the home, neighbors became concerned about him when they heard his radio playing but did not see him outside the home Wednesday. Sherriff Arnold Potts was called and forced the door open to find Mr. Elsea dead. A native of Keiferville, Mr. Elsea is survived by a sister, Mrs Daisy Lambert and a brother Chester Elsea. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. [unknown source, Ottawa, OH - 20 June 1952 - Sub. by Teresa Haines Rigney]