Debra Ann Mathews

Debra Ann Mathews, 62, of Oak Harbor, passed away Monday, March 17, at Skyline Medical Center, Nashville, TN.  Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.


Marriage licenses

Jeffery Anderson, 47, robotic welder operator and Stephanie Priddy, 37, manager both of Oak Harbor.

Eric Suder, 31, U.S. Coast Guard of Oak Harbor and Katie Oberhaus, 24, managing cosmetologist of Graytown.



A boy was born on March 11 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Jessica and Chris Fleenor of Port Clinton.


Becky Brooks Nov. 23, 1964-Mar. 14, 2014

Becky Brooks, 49, of Port Clinton, died Friday, March 14, at St Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.  She was born November 23, 1964 in Port Clinton.  On April 11, 1998, Becky married Tom Brooks.

Friends may call 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 216 Washington St, Port Clinton.  Funeral Services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 20, in the funeral home.  Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.  Memorial contributions may be directed to the family in support of her children.  Condolences may be shared by visiting


Mary E. Williamsen

Mary E. Williamsen, 91, of Port Clinton, passed away Sunday, March 16, at Edgewood Manor Nursing Center, Port Clinton.  Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.


Donald K. Young

Donald K. Young of Port Clinton and Ruskin, FL, passed away Thursday, March 13, with his sons by his bedside.  Don was known for his love of music, his sense of humor and his winning smile. He shared his love of music by playing his guitar and singing at Faith United Methodist Church in Port Clinton where he was a member for years. He also shared his talents at numerous nursing homes and senior centers.

Don married Trudy Baumbarger Young, who survives, on June 8, 1994. He is also survived by his sons Alan and Ron Young, both of Akron, Dan Young of Maumee, grandson Charlie and granddaughter Danielle, stepsons Randy (Lora) Baumbarger, Lonnie (Flo) Baumbarger, Vicki (Aaron) Forbush, step granddaughter Jaime Large.  He will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.


Phyllis Ada Dress Nov. 14, 1927-Mar. 15, 2014

Phyllis Ada Dress, 86, of Marblehead, died March 15, at Otterbein North Shore Retirement Village. She was born Nov. 14, 1927 in Fall River, MA the daughter of Frank Arthur and Ada Iona (Van Atta) Le Page.

Funeral services will be conducted 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, at St. John Lutheran Church, Marblehead, where the body will lie in state from 9 a.m. until the time of the service. Visitation will be held Tuesday from 4-8 p.m. at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Peninsula Chapel, Lakeside-Marblehead. Memorial contributions may be given to St John Lutheran Church, Marblehead, or Otterbein North Shore Retirement Village. On line condolences may be shared with the family at


Curtice Van Hoose Feb. 8, 1927-Mar. 12, 2014

Curtice Van Hoose, 87, of Port Clinton, died Wednesday, March 12, at his daughter Denise's residence in Port Clinton. He was born on February 8, 1927 in Gypsum, the son of the late Clarence and Thelma (Foraker) Van Hoose.  

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Monday, March 17, at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Port Clinton, where visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.  Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.  Memorial contributions may be given to the Humane Society of Ottawa County or to Stein Hospice.  On line condolences may be shared with the family at .

Also, a very special Thanks from his family to his daughter, Denise, for all her loving care and support given to her Dad during his time with her.


Real estate transfers

Allen Township

3-3-14 David F. and Debrah Y. Schings to Benjamin Tuite, 4417 North Opfer-Lentz Road, $178,000.

Bay Township

3-4-14 Mildred M. Nelson to Kenneth Laird, 4532 West Fremont Road, $115,000.

Benton Township

3-6-14 Chris H. and Karen L. Smeltzer to Throdore D. and Deborah K. Stelmaszak, 5100 North Graytown Road, $225,000.

3-6-14 Wayne Stiffler to Corrine M. Diefenthaler, 1093 West Duff Washa Road, $65,000.

Catawba Township

3-4-14 Barbara J. Bihun to Brendan J. Astley, 4259 North Converse Street, $500,400

Clay Township

3-3-14 Neil Wisniewski to Michael A. Dobrosky and Mallory L. Brown, 2209 North Reiman Road, $178,000.

Danbury Township

3-4-14 William F. Gomola to Thomas C. Novak and Amanda M. Scheel, 253 North Worthy Street, $20,000.

3-7-14 Geneva J. Lrynock to Curtis and Johanna Knoch, 0 Bayshore Drive, $26,000.

Elmore Corp.

3-4-14 Earl Wm Avers to Randall J. , Avers, Mark S. Avers, and Danne L. Welling, 705 Grandview Court, $210,000.

Erie Township

3-6-14 John and Kathy Rader to William H. and Brenda J. Woods, 49 Bertchen Street, $66,500.

3-7-14 Mike Sumonis to Gary L. and Carol Holden, 3930 West State Route 2, $31,000.

Genoa Corp.

3-6-14 James E. and Lou Ann Clabaugh to Kenneth E. and Laura M. Shields, 707 Cherry Street, $22,456.

Port Clinton Corp.

3-3-14 HSBC Bank USA to Ronald A. Peterlin, 903 East Third Street, $21,000.

3-3-14 Thomas E. Allen to Michael W. and Leslie E. Benton, 338 Harrison Street, $28,000.

3-3-14 Judith L. Pollock to Shannon I. Rogers, 723 Monroe Street, $40,000.

3-4-14 Macprep to Kenneth A. and Jalna S. MacLaren, 102 Madison Street #121, $29,950.

3-4-14 Macprep to Sandro R. Xavier da Silva and Ellie K. Maclaren, 102 Madison Street #123, $29950.

Salem Township

3-4-14 Thomas R. Dubbert to Wells Fargo Bank, 845 North Leutz Road, $83,334.

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