Fannie D. Mack

Fannie D. Mack, 91 of Catawba Island, passed away July 18, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.  Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory.


Scott R. Badish

Scott R. Badish, 46, of Sheffield Lake, Passed away July 18, at his home.  Arrangements are pending at Robinson-Walker Funeral Home and Crematory, Oak Harbor.


Real estate transfers

Benton Township

    7-11-14 Ashvin K. Shah to Robert J. and Machell F. Lajti, 2380 Rocky Ridge Road, $27,000.

Carroll Township

    7-7-14 Justin D. and Marcy A. Raus to Sean G. Moore, 7240 Rankie Road, $269,000.

    7-7-14 Roger and Charlene Long to Melvin E. William Jr. and Teresa A. Williamson, 1085 North Bass, Unit 4056, $16,800.

    7-8-14 Douglas D. and Stacey A. Hosey to Jodi L. and Bruce A. Ferguson, 6791 Pearl Street, $140,000.

    7-9-14 Lennie W. Zunk to Tracy J. and Lisa M. Bodi, 0 Rider Road, $55,000.


Marriage licenses

Kyle Thomas Schimming, 24, sales representative and Kala Renee Murawski, 22, victims advocate, both of Graytown.

Victor J Dossat, 42, drilling fluid engineer and Laurie K Saam, 41, USAF, both of Tucson, AZ.

Daniel J Rinaldo, 31, nuclear security guard of Marblehead and Sarah Ruth Marous, 26, counselor of Bexley.

David Garret Johnson, 28, painter and Brittany J Wilcock, 29, customer service, both of Morris, IL.



A boy was born on July 8 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Katherine and Tyson Smith of Port Clinton.


Kay Sullivan July 15, 1954-July 10, 2014

Kay Sullivan, 59, of Port Clinton, passed away Thursday, July 10, at the University of Toledo Medical College, Toledo.  She was born on July 15, 1954 in Latham, OH, to Sherman and Ruby (May) Massie.

Per Kay’s wishes, there will be no services.  Memorial contributions in memory of Kay may be given to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Nancy T. Rudes July 8, 1930-July 15, 2014

Nancy T. Rudes, 84, of Port Clinton died Tuesday, July 15, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky.  She was born July 8, 1930 in Toledo, the daughter of Frank and Eleanor Basil.  She married Judge Merrill B. Rudes on July 18, 1980 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 20, 1994.  Mrs. Rudes retired as the secretary for the Ottawa County Court System. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Port Clinton, and a member of the Port Clinton Business and Professional Women.  She enjoyed playing bingo.

Surviving are her granddaughter: Melanie Carrisales; great-grandchildren: Jacob Carrisales, Jordan Carrislaes, Abrienna Arnold, Selenna Carrisales; sister: JoAnn Garcia of Toledo.  She was preceded in death by her husband: Merrill and daughter: Marlene Wilkinson.

Visitation will be held Thursday, July 17, from 2-4 p.m. at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Port Clinton.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Father John Missler at 10 a.m. Friday, July 18, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Port Clinton, followed by interment in Lakeview Cemetery, Port Clinton.  Memorial contributions may be given to the donor’s choice.   On line condolences may be shared with the family at


Catherine D. Kecseg Oct. 28, 1923-July 5, 2014

Catherine D. Kecseg, 90, of Marblehead, passed away July 5, with her daughter and son-in-law by her side, at Magruder Hospital. She was born on October 28, 1923, in Chicago, IL, to Jacob and Katherine Kress.

Catherine leaves behind a brother, Robert Kress, a son, daughter, Joanne, and son-in-law, John Shearer, grandsons Jay Recher and wife Renae, Dustin and Bruna Shearer, Shawn Shearer and great grandchildren Emily and Emma Shearer.


Marriage licenses

Charles Jason Waggoner, 35, information technology and Lindsey Marie Howell, 32, Human Resources both of Kodiak, AK.

Daniel R. Weirich, 48, school administrator of Woodville and Jennifer S. Williams, 43, operations manager of Elmore.

Michael J. Richards, 36, janitorial and Brandi Lyn Gorzelski, 34, childcare provider both of Oak Harbor.

Adam-Jacob L. Monday, 23, warehouse manager and Anita Annette Miller, 20, both of Marblehead.

Frank G. Harris, 38, laborer and Rebecca L. Flores, 34, medical receptionist both of Port Clinton.


Real estate transfers

Allen Township

    7-2-14 Richard D. and Stacey A. Mohr to Michael A. and Betty Jo Wilson, 22130 Hollyhock, $27,000.

Carroll Township

    6-30-14 Joseph D. and Laura E. Caserta to Thomas G. and Janet R. Weising, 6669 San Jose, $100,000.

    7-1-14 Dale A. Wendt to Caleb S. Cleveland, 8436 West Toussaint East Road, $152,000.

    7-2-14 Tommy and Lorraine S. Yates to Jeffrey Novotny sr. and Beverly L. Novotny, 6494 Teal Bank, $44,000.

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