The Coshocton County Beacon June 28, 2017 - Page 9
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THE BEACON 9
Tips for keeping children safe during summer fun
By Jen Jones
There will be a Celebration of Life in honor of
Barbara Kirker. The event will be July 22 from
1-5 p.m. at Coshocton Village Inn & Suites, 115 N.
Water St., Coshocton. There will be snacks and soft
drinks. Just bring stories and memories of Kirker.
Respond with a text or voicemail with a name and
number attending to 330-473-9748.
Jen Jones | Beacon
of your surroundings when operating an ATV. This type
of accident is on the rise in our area.
• Always use sunscreen and bug spray. Know what
poison ivy, oak and sumac look like and avoid these
• Check for ticks after you have been outside. If you
do find a tick, use tweezers, get as close to the skin as
possible and gently pull straight up. Make sure the
area is cleaned and watch for signs of infection, such as
redness, rashes, body aches or fevers. Lowe said Lyme
disease is not common in our area, but it can happen.
In Loving Memory
In Loving Memory of
Regina S. Tocash
Saturday, July 8 th
4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Cost is by donation
Proceeds will go to support local charities!
Isleta UMC: 58608 C.R. 9
*Sandwiches *Salads *Baked Beans
*Noodles *Ice Cream *Desserts
God looked around His garden
And found an empty place,
He then looked down upon the earth
And saw your tired face.
He put His arms around you
And lifted you to rest.
God’s garden must be beautiful
He always takes the best.
He knew you were suffering
He knew you were in pain.
He knew that you would never
Get well on earth again.
He saw the road was getting rough
And the hills were hard to climb,
So He closed your weary eyelids
And whispered, “Peace be thine.”
It broke our hearts to lose you
But you didn’t go alone,
For part of us went with you
The day God called you home.
Sadly missed by Agnes,
Winnie and Melody,
family and friends
Fred N. Bechtol
July 18, 1925 - June 26, 2010
Ice Cream Social
COSHOCTON - On February 1, River View High School
graduate, Dr. Josef Lowe became the Medical Director
of the Emergency Department of the Coshocton Region-
al Medical Center. He lives in Akron with his wife, but
was excited to “come home” to work in the community
he loves. He also has a story to share, one which many
“I was training for a triathlon last summer,” said Lowe.
“I was on my bike, going about 25 mph downhill and hit
loose gravel. If not for my helmet, I could have been seri-
ously hurt. Luckily, all I ended up with were some pretty
bad scrapes on my arms and legs.” He wants adults to
remember that safety tips are for them, too, not just their
children. “Everyone needs to wear personal protective
Dr. Lowe said many of the injuries he sees in the ER
are muscle and skeletal issues, such as from falling. It
is hard to tell whether a bone is broken or just sprained
without an x-ray, so he advises getting injuries checked
out if you are concerned. If your child has an obvious
broken bone, use something to support the limb and get
to a doctor. “Letting a broken bone hang will cause more
pain. You can use anything to support the limb and
relieve the pressure.”
To keep you and your children safe this summer:
• Wear personal protective equipment. This includes
helmets, sturdy shoes, padding, and vests. These items
should be worn for biking, ATV’s, skateboarding, any
activity where you may fall or have an accident.
• Take courses about ATV handling. Always be aware
• Stay hydrated. Water is the best thing you can drink.
Make sure you drink plenty, even when you don’t feel
• Avoid strip mine ponds and swimming in rivers
when it is high and running fast.
• Never leave a child alone near water, even one wear-
ing a life jacket or a floating device. Children can tip over
and drown because they can’t kick hard enough to flip
• Be aware of the signs of dehydration, heat exhaustion
and heat stroke. If you feel light-headed or dizzy and
can’t cool off, you may be suffering from heat exhaustion
or dehydration. If you have an altered mental status, you
may be suffering from heat stroke and need to seek care
“The best safety tip is just to use common sense,” said
Lowe. “Stay hydrated, be aware of your surroundings
and wear protective gear.
“Our ER staff is just amazing,” said Mary Ellen Given,
Director of Marketing and Communications for the
Medical Center. “I don’t know how they do the job they
do. They are a tight-knit group and work well together.”
It’s now been 2 years since your
Lord Jesus called you home on J uly 2 nd .
Our cherished memories will always be of you.
Dearest Mother and Wife Regina
Sadly Missed by
Daughter Lori a nd Paul
Granddaughters Brittney, Rachel and Rusty
Son Ronald and wife Terri
Granddaughters Paige, Abby and Shelby Tocash
Son Thomas and wife Beverly
Grandsons Tyler and Trevor Tocash
Son Rick and Granddaughter Olivia Tocash
Daughter Lisa and husband Joseph Mickunas
Daughter Stephanie and Joseph
Son Michael and wife Crissey
Grandchildren Taylor, husband Sean,
Conner and Jenna Tocash
Best Friend Linda Little of West Lafayette and
friend Steve Mason and last but not forgotten
her “better half as she would say”
Chester R. Phillabaum, Sr.