Charley W. Toft was born on September 10, 1876, and died on July 24, 1903, while still a very young man. Charley was the son of Christ Toft who lived on Pearl Street in Sandusky. The Sandusky Register of July 26, 1903 reported that Charles Toft's funeral was held first at the family home, and later at Zion Lutheran Church, with Rev. Theodore Stellhorn conducting the services. Burial was at Oakland Cemetery. At the base of the tombstone of Charles Toft are the words "At Rest."
Another Erie County resident, from the Perkins Township area, was also named Christian Toft. Christian Toft and his wife had a thriving dairy business. Today, Toft's dairy products are still known and enjoyed all across North Central Ohio.