Obituary — Dorothy Engler

Dec. 15, 1917 — Aug. 13, 2012
Dorothy L. Engler, 94, of Port Clinton, died Aug. 13, at Magruder Hospital, Port Clinton. Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at St. John Lutheran Church, Port Clinton, with visitation at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Additional visitation will be held Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Port Clinton. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.


Anniversary — Shell

Dave and Gail Shell were married Aug. 25, 1962 — 50 years ago — in Monroe, Mich.  Their friends at Orchard Isle gave them a surprise 50th anniversary party where they wore wedding attire and renewed their vows on the shores of Lake Erie. Following the ceremony was a golf cart procession around the community ending with a dinner reception at Orchard Isle.


Obituary — Barbara Bailey

March 9, 1931 — Aug. 3, 2012
On Friday, Aug. 3, Barbara Bailey passed away peacefully at her home with her children at her side. She had spent seven years dealing with Neuro-Endocrine cancer. 
Barbara was born on March 9, 1931, to Frances and Stensen Petersen, of Port Clinton.  She graduated from PCHC class of 1949, and went on to major in Music and Education at Ohio State University, where she was also a member of Alpha Gamma Delta sorority.  In 1953 she married Benjamin Bailey, of Salem. She spent 20 years as an Air Force wife, setting up her household and raising her family in nine locations around the country and Puerto Rico. In many of her postings she taught school and was always involved in the community and social activities of the Officer’s Wives’ Clubs. She was also interested in genealogy and spent time seeking out and organizing information on her children’s ancestry. After military retirement, Barbara returned to Port Clinton.


Jonathan Blessing

Feb. 28, 1948 — Aug. 1, 2012
Jonathan Brenton Blessing, 28, of Port Clinton, died unexpectedly Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at his summer residence on Put-in-Bay. 
Visitation for Jonathan will be from 3 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 6, at the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 216 Washington St., Port Clinton. The funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 7, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Port Clinton, beginning with prayers offered at the funeral home at 9:30 a.m. prior to mass.


Week ending July 27

Allen Township
• 7-26-12 James L. Klorer to Gary L. Schumaker, 6711 N. Wildacre, $209,000.

Carroll Township
• 7-26-12 Virginia Bloomfield to Paul C. and Stacy K. Sohner, 8549 Division St., $245,000.

Sand Beach
• 7-27-12 Raymond and Joan Hehl to Michael and Amy Montgomary, 8695 Sand Beach Road, $223,000.

Catawba Township
• 7-23-12 Brian K. and Linda E. Reis to James M. and Laura A. Owens, 2952 Swift Drive, $65,000.


Obituary — Kim Fasino

Died July 26, 2012
Kim Rose Fasino, 55, of Port Clinton, died Thursday, July 26, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.


Obituary — Genevieve Czerwinski

Died July 23, 2012
Genevieve Czerwinski, 91, of Port Clinton, passed away Monday, July 23, at her residence. Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.


 — Week ending July 20

Allen Township
•  7-17-12 Keith A. and Tracey L. Harder to Brian D. and Brooke A. Best, 22278 Hollyhock Lane, $258,000.
• 7-17-12 Ora K. Gaich to Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, 24203 W. Reservation Line, $45,334.

Benton Township
• 7-17-12 Christine A. Burr to Daniel A. and Jennifer M. Jensen, North Ohio 590 vacant land, $253,000.


Obituary — Robert Pollard Sr.

June 7, 1932 — July 18, 2012
Robert Lee Pollard Sr., 80, of Port Clinton, died Wednesday, July 18, at Firelands Regional Medical Center in Sandusky.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 20, at the Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, 1124 Fulton St., Port Clinton. Additional visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to on Saturday, July 21, from 10 a.m. until Funeral Services at 11 a.m. at the Port Clinton Bible Methodist Church, 143 Maple St., Port Clinton, with Pastor Deron E. Fourman officiating. Burial will follow at LaCarpe Cemetery, Lacarne, Memorial contributions may be made to the family.


Obituary — Evelyn Bauser

Jan. 29, 1921 — July 17, 2012
Evelyn M. Bauser, 91, of Port Clinton, died Tuesday, July 17, at her residence. She was born Jan. 29, 1921, in Port Clinton, the daughter of Horace and Dorothy (Goode) Runion. She married Charles Bauser on Feb. 8, 1942, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 1999.
She worked as a bookkeeper for Sorensen’s Market, Burkowitz Ford Dealership and A. T. Emmett. She was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Port Clinton, and the Port Clinton American Legion Auxiliary. She was an avid bowler, golfer and reader.
Surviving are her daughter, Diane (Finley) Barfield of Fairborn, Ohio; sisters Janet Charline Karul, of Port Clinton, and Virginia Marcinek, of Lakeland, Fla,; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, and sister, Thelma Maxine Hudec.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21, at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Port Clinton, where visitation will be held Saturday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Thomas Episcopal Church or Ida Rupp Public Library. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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