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Bessie I. Laing

Bessie I. Laing, age 85, of Swanton, Ohio, passed away peacefully, Friday evening, August 21, 2015, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo, with her loving family at her side. She was born November 11, 1929, in Grandview, Indiana, to the late Walter and Susie (Krome) Bays.

Bessie worked at Peterson Springs for several years before retiring in 1994. Bessie enjoyed the outdoors, camping, rock collecting at the quarries, and especially spending time with her loving family.

Bessie is survived by her son, James (Sandra) Laing; daughter, Patti (Keith) Johnson; grandchildren, Troy (Whitney) Laing, Lesley (Matthew) Stahl, and Kenneth Johnson; and great-grandchildren, Micah, Olivia, Isabella, Lola and Turner.

She was preceded in death by her parents and 4 sisters.

In keeping with her wishes, Bessie will be cremated and services will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Residence: Swanton, Ohio

Services: Private

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So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I have such fun memories of her from being at your house during high school. I am thinking of both of you now and sending God's love and prayer to strengthen you. Love always , Beth

Beth Wolfe Campbell Sep 1 2015 12:00 AM

Doug and Patti, it has been so long that any of us have had contact with each other, but I want you to know how sorry I am to hear of your Mom's passing. I have been recalling the generosity and love your Mom gave to my family, when my parents needed her help. Please know I have never forgotten that wonderful kindness. We all know that she will be greatly missed by all. I want you to know we have made a donation in honor of your Mom with Hospice Northwest Ohio, since I did not have any contact information for either of you. Love The Finks Family, Jeff, Tammy, Brian, Chris and Amy

Tammy FINKS Aug 29 2015 12:00 AM

Loving momma and friend It's been a lot of years since I've had contact with Bessie. I will always remember her laugh. To me, she seemed to love to have fun. I am so very sorry for your loss. Only time will lessen the pain. All of my love and huge hugs to Patty and Doug and their families. xoxox love, Holly.

Holly Belrose Aug 25 2015 12:00 AM