John Wamsley Oct. 13, 1946-Aug. 19, 2013

John Wamsley, 66, of Port Clinton, passed away early Monday morning, Aug. 19, surrounded by his family. He was born in West Virginia on Oct. 13, 1946, the son of Thelma (Logan) and Ezra Monroe Wamsley Sr. 

Friends may call 6 -8 p.m, Wednesday, Aug. 21, in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 216 Washington St, Port Clinton. 

Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Gerald Hansen May 15, 1938-Aug. 14, 2013

Gerald M. “Jerry” Hansen,  of Marblehead, and Fort Myers Beach, FL, passed away unexpectedly at his home in Marblehead on Wednesday, Aug. 14. He was born on May 15, 1938. 

Visitation was be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, from noon until 4 p.m. at the Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Peninsula Chapel, 7755 E. Harbor Road, Lakeside-Marblehead. Immediately following visitation, family and friends were invited over to Betty’s house in Marblehead for a celebration of Jerry’s life and gathering. Cremation will take place with burial at a later date in Clemons Cemetery in Marblehead, where he will be buried next to his son.

Online condolences may be expressed at


Real estate transfers

Benton Township

8-7-13 Earl J. Johnson to Frederick E. Kohlman, Stange Road, vacant land $160,000.
8-9-13 Federal National Mortgage Association to Chad M. Fitzgerald, 2630 North Benton Carroll Road, $86,000.

Bay Township

8-9-13 Federal National Mortgage Association to Tara N. Cain, 6120 West Oak Harbor Southeast Road, $97,400.


Engagement announcement Moffett-Krofft

Michelle Moffett and Jeff Krofft are engaged to be married. Michelle’s parents are Barry and Marcia Moffett of Marysville. Jeff’s parents are Debby Krofft of Port Clinton and Raymond and Beverly Krofft of Oak Harbor.


Roger R. Kinsey Nov. 26, 1938-Aug. 9, 2013

Roger R. Kinsey, 74, of Port Clinton, passed away Friday, Aug. 9, at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on Nov. 26, 1938, in Fremont, the son of Donald and Dora (Reeves) Kinsey. 

Roger was a 1956 graduate of Port Clinton High School. He served in the U. S. Navy and also earned his Journeyman Tool & Die card. On Dec. 24, 1963, in Michigan, he married Catherine Wright and she preceded him in death on Feb. 23, 1989. He worked as a tool & die maker for New Departure/GM in Sandusky, OH for 32 years until his retirement in 1999. Roger was a former member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Port Clinton. He was a member of the Moose Lodge #1610, the Sandusky Eagles Club and the United Auto Workers union. Roger was an arborist who enjoyed collecting trees. He loved to work on anything mechanical, restoring an old 1951 Chevy truck, boat motors and tractors. Roger will be greatly missed by his loving family and friends.


Kenneth A. Wood March 16, 1923-Aug. 6, 2013

Kenneth A. Wood, 90, of Oak Harbor, died Tuesday evening, Aug. 6, in Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor. He was born March 16, 1923, in Port Clinton, to Harry S. and Ethel H. (Aust) Wood. 

Visitation for Kenneth will be Monday, Aug. 12, from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. in the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 165 E. Water St., Oak Harbor. The funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 13, at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Salem Township Union Cemetery with full military honors. Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Lois Jean Marshall Nov. 6, 1938-Aug. 5, 2013

Lois (Heinsen) Marshall, 74, of Sandusky, died Monday morning, Aug. 5, in the Stein Hospice Care Center. Her loving family surrounded and supported her in her final days. Lois was born November 6, 1938, in Fremont, the daughter of Ruth A. (Luchsinger) and Robert E. Heinsen

The Memorial Service will be conducted on Thursday, Aug. 8, at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 503 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky. Visitation will start at 10 a.m. Interment will follow a luncheon and be for family only at Lakeview Cemetery, Port Clinton. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton. On-line condolences may be shared with the family at


Marsha E. Elsen April 15, 1948-July 26, 2013

Marsha E. Elsen, 65, of Johstown, OH, formerly of Auburn, MI, passed away Friday, July 26, at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville. She was born April 15, 1948, in Toledo to the late Harvey E. and Violet M. (Lemon) Goff.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on July 30 at Appleton United Methodist Church in Johnstown, OH. Interment was in Bennington Cemetery. There is an online memorial at


Robert H. “Bob” DePottey

Robert H. “Bob” DePottey, 61, of Port Clinton, passed away, Friday, Aug.2, at Riverview Healthcare Campus, Oak Harbor. Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.


Real estate transfers

Allen Township

    7-29-13 Chester Burkey to Gerald P. Shank Jr., 22690 Toledo Street, $88,000.

    7-31-13 Paul A. Johnson et al to Phillip D. Zimenez and Joleen M. Kriston, Genoa Clay Center Road, vacant land new split, $51,000. 

    7-31-13 Gary A. Revill to Steven A. and Amy L. Zajac, 6370 Blue Violet Court, $245,000.

Catawba Township

    7-31-13 Kenneth M. Sesko Jr. to Richard A. and Constance L. Sheaffer, 1623 NE Catawba Road, $97,000.

    8-1-13 John T. and Annette Sutter to Gary G. and Penny K. Smith, 1657 North Windward Drive, $137,000.

    8-1-13 Anothy N. and Diane F. Agnesi to James M. and Diane C. West, 2690D Canterbury Circle, $185,000.

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