Mrs. Martha E. Metzgar Rice, wife of Peter Rice, is buried at Sandusky's Oakland Cemetery. The inscription on Mrs. Rice's stone reads: In Memory Of Martha E. Metzgar Wife Of Peter Rice Born Mar. 13, 1832 Died Feb. 7, 1885 Aged 52 Y. 10 M. 25 D.
At the base of the stone are these two lines:
Rest, mother rest, in quiet sleep While friends in sorrow o'er thee weep