COLUMBIANA - Cookie (Mildred Louise) Oesch, 72, of Columbiana, formerly of East Palestine and New Waterford, died at 6:49 a.m. Wednesday at Salem Community Hospital.
She was born on July 3, 1940 in Salem to the late Louis and Kathryn (Nuzum) Rubich.
She was a homemaker and a member of Grace Lutheran Church in E. Palestine.
She is survived by her sons, Norman (Bessie) Oesch of East Liverpool, Douglas Oesch of Toledo, Clarence Oesch of Lisbon and Timothy (Beverly) Oesch of North Carolina; sister Margie Buckoski of Salem; and 14 grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents and husband Norman Oesch Sr.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Arbaugh-Pearce-Greenisen Funeral Home with the Rev. Kari Lankford officiating. The burial will be in Grandview Cemetery, Salem. A time of visitation will be on Monday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.