The Coshocton County Beacon December 31, 2020 - Page 8

8 • The Beacon December 31 , 2020

B . ‘ Marie ’ Milligan

B . “ Marie ” Milligan , 92 , went to meet the Lord on Thursday , Dec . 17 , 2020 . Marie was born Jan . 17 , 1928 in Newcomerstown , to the late Andrew J . Wilson Sr . and Harriett ( Heskett ) Wilson . Marie married Raymond L . Milligan on July 4 , 1946 . They celebrated 62 years together before Raymond ’ s passing on June 18 , 2008 .
Marie was very active with both Hopewell School
and Hopewell Industries , driving school bus for both for many years . She and
Raymond served as chaperones for outings and Special Olympics , especially the basketball team and bowling . Marie loved to do things for her family and made many comforters for all of her grandchildren . You were always fed anytime you visited . She also loved to play cards with all the family .
Marie leaves behind her children , Romona ( Robert ) Gray of Freeport , Patty ( Bob ) Rausch of West Lafayette ,
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John “ Bill ” Milligan of Coshocton and Ray ( Linda ) Milligan of FL , and Judy Milligan of West Lafayette ; her grandchildren , Jay Douglas , Rose Lanning , Rodney Gray , Ronda Johnson , Russell Gray , Jodi Kenworthy , Rob and Randy Rausch , Mike , Craig and Jesse Milligan , Ginger Maple , Missy Smith , Tracy Carnes and Brian Guilliams ; 34 greatgrandchildren ; 11 greatgreat-grandchildren . She was

Michael ‘ Mike ’ Bookless

Michael “ Mike ” Bookless , 63 , passed away Friday , Dec . 18 , 2020 at Aultman Hospital in Canton . He was born on April 9 , 1957 in Coshocton to Frank and Beverly ( Young ) Bookless . Mike enjoyed the outdoors and loved feeding the deer and raccoons that visited him daily .
Along with his parents , Mike is survived by his siblings , Jim ( Monica ) Bookless and Vickie ( Robin ) Hazlet ; a very good friend , Cheryl Clarke and his previous wife , Tammy .
He is preceded in death by his brother , Ernie Bookless .
Per Mike ’ s wishes a cremation will take place . The Miller Funeral Home and
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preceded in death by her husband ; son , Bob Milligan ; and granddaughter , Roberta Douglas ; two sisters ; and seven bothers .
Private family services will be held . In lieu of flowers , donations may be made to Coshocton County Board of DD / Hopewell , 23729 Airport Road , Coshocton , OH 43812 . Online condolences may be made at www . addyfuneralhome . com .
Sally Yavonne ( McKee ) Nelson , 85 , passed away Friday , Dec . 18 , 2020 at her residence .
She was born May 21 , 1935 in Coshocton to the late Paul P . and Geneva E . ( Hawkins ) McKee . She married James W . Nelson on June 9 , 1953 , who preceded her in death on June 9 , 2014 . She was a member of Prairie Chapel United Methodist Church .
Sally enjoyed flower gardening , cooking and baking , and making grave saddles for family and friends . She loved to baby-sit , especially her grandchildren . Being around family and going shopping were always her favorite ways to spend time .
She is survived by three children , Steve ( Beth ) Nelson of Coshocton , Mark ( Leslie ) Nelson of Warsaw , and Marcia ( David ) Williamson of Warsaw ; her grandchildren , Justin ( Lindsey ) Nelson , Alex Nelson , Paige Comston , and Elaine ( Dalton ) Dennings ; four great-grandchildren ,

Esther Bernadine Hiser

Esther Bernadine Hiser , 98 , of Coshocton , passed away on Monday , Dec . 7 , 2020 . She was born on Sept . 26 , 1922 in Coshocton to the late John and Lucy ( Boyer ) Lahna .
Esther worked for Pretty Products for several years . She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church ; loved to crochet and read and she enjoyed spending time with her family .
On June 16 , 1943 she married Jesse Hiser who preceded her in death in 2011 .
Esther is survived by her four children , Mary Ann ( Timothy ) Mueller of Cincinnati , Carol Hiser of Columbus , Margaret ( Horace “ Jay ”) Gillett of Goldsboro , NC and John Hiser of El Camano Island WA ; two grandchildren , Benjamin Mueller and Amanda ( Wayne ) Rogers ; two greatgrandchildren , Quinn and Colin Rogers ; and two sisters , Rita Myers and Rose Shaw .
Along with her parents and husband , Esther is preceded
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in death by her five siblings , Charles Lahna , Jesse Lahna , Mary Guinther , Gene Lahna and Harold “ Chick ” Lahna .
A graveside service was held on Friday , Dec . 11 , 2020 at 11 a . m . at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery with Father Victor R . Wesolowski officiating .
An online memorial can be viewed at www . given-dawson-paislseyfh . com .

Sally Y . Nelson

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Kristyn and Kileigh Comston , Colt Dennings , and Calvin Nelson ; a brother , John ( Judy ) McKee ; and two brothers-inlaw , Gary Watson of Coshocton , and Jerry Bowman of Coshocton .
In addition to her parents and husband , she was preceded in death by a daughter , Kathy Jo Nelson ; and four sisters , Donna Bowman , Kay ( Darold ) Miller , Rita Watson , and Phyllis Ann McKee .
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A private graveside service will take place at Prairie Chapel Cemetery , where Sally & James will both be laid to rest . The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling arrangements , www . fischerfuneralhome . com .
Memorial donations may be made to Hopewell School , 23720 Airport Rd . Coshocton , OH 43812 ; or to Interim Hospice , 499 S 2 nd St . Coshocton , OH 43812 .

Carole Joy Mitchell

Carole Joy Mitchell , 80 , of Coshocton , passed away on Saturday , Dec . 12 , 2020 . She was born in Muskingum County on Dec . 23 , 1939 , to the late Fred and Mamie ( Clark ) Schlosser .
Carole worked for Tiffin Developmental Center for many years before retiring . She was a member of the Coshocton Baptist Church . She enjoyed doing word searches , cooking , reading and time on the computer .
She is survived by her two daughters , five granddaughters , several greatgrandchildren , sister , Beverly McElfresch , special niece , Ellen Morris , along with several other nieces and nephews and very special friend , Carolynn Lewis .
Along with her parents , Carole is preceded in death by seven siblings , Fred ,
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Marilyn , Patricia , Willard , Kenneth , Crystal and Larry .
Per Carole ’ s wishes , a cremation will take place with burial of cremains held at a later date . Given-Dawson-Paisley Funeral Home is serving the family .
An online memorial can be viewed at www . givendawson-paisleyfh . com .