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