- Local Guide
Elizabeth E. Chesbrough, 77, of Wapakoneta, died at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012, at her grandsonâ€™s home in Chattanooga, Tenn.
She was born March 1, 1934, in Benton, Penn., the daughter of Lois (Hess) Yost and Frank Yost.
She moved to Wapakoneta when she was 18. She married Millard Boyer and they had two children, Tom Boyer and Arlene Boyer.
Millard Boyer and Tom Boyer preceded her in death.
Survivors include three brothers, Donald (Sue) Yost, Doyle Yost and Frank Yost, and one sister, Laura (Rolland) Gierhart, all of Wapakoneta; one daughter, Arlene (Steven) Combs of Rossville, Ga.; two sons, John (Kris) Chesbrough, of North Port, Fla., and Don Chesbrough, of Wapakoneta; one grandson, Carson (Sharon) Combs; and two great-grandchildren, Clark and Carly Combs, of Chattanooga, Tenn.
She married Elwood Chesbrough on March 31, 1965. She was preceded in death by her husband Elwood Chesbrough, with whom she owned and operated Chesbroughâ€™s Market in Wapakoneta.
She also worked for Wright Patterson Air Force Base until retirement.
She enjoyed working with vitamins and herbs, gardening, playing the piano, and playing dominoes and card games with her family.
Her greatest joy was her grandson Carson and his children Clark and Carly.
There is no visitation set. Graveside services begin at 2 p.m. today at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Chattanooga, Tenn.