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.


Stephen S. Myosky June 22, 1953-July 9, 2014

Stephen S. Myosky, 61 of Port Clinton, OH, passed away unexpectedly, Wednesday, July 9, at his residence.  He was born on June 22, 1953 in Amherst, OH, the son of Stephen Anthony and Elizabeth Beatrice (Siferdin) Myosky.

Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. and 6-8p.m., Sunday, July 13, at the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, July 14, in the funeral home.  Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton, OH with military graveside services conducted by the V.F.W. Homer D. Gardner Post #2480. Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Real estate transfers

Allen Township

    6-26-14 Donald M. Reeder et al to Timothy A. Konieczny, 0 State Route 51, vacant land $97,002.

Carroll Township

    6-27-14 Michael W. and Linda S. Gladieux to James A. and Megan J. Forsythe, 2175 North Toussaint Portage, $139,000.


Marriage licenses

Martin Joseph Smith, 36, custodian and Alison Joy Sauvey, 34, educational aide both of Marblehead.

Aaron Michael Whitaker, 35, self-employed of Port Clinton and Leigh Ann Howton, 36, janitor of Bellevue.

Charles Robert Johnson, II, 46, route/sales of Hunsville, AL and Lachelle Dawn Herd, 29, Dairy/Frozen Manager of Arab, AL.

Michael Rene Cuevas, 53, driver of Elmore and Jessica N. Cuevas, 39, financial rep of Elmore.

Jeremy M. Swartz, 28, diesel mechanic of Genoa and Chelsea L. Bishop, 26, of Genoa.

Marshall R. Moss, Jr., 45, firefighter and paramedic of Oak Harbor and Heather K. Dornbusch, 37, depty of Oak Harbor.

Chistopher Paul Pengov, 55, self-employed of Marblehead and Connie L. Wiggins, 53, assembler of Marblehead.


Jonathan David "Jonny" Shank Dec. 18, 1991-June 27, 2014

Jonathan David "Jonny" Shank, 22, of Oak Harbor, died unexpectedly, Friday, June 27, at his home. He was born December 18, 1991, in Oregon, Ohio, to Lisa & Kim Smith and Mike Shank.  Jonny was a 2010 graduate of Oak Harbor High School and was an Automotive Tech for the Muffler Smiths, Port Clinton.  He had a passion for music, fashion, art, sports and junk food.

Jonny is survived by his parents, Lisa and Kim Smith, brother, Jacob Shank, sisters, Chastity Shank, Jessica Shank-Wachtell, and Abigail Okorowski,  nieces, Alexa, Nicole, nephews, Caleb Landen , grandparents, Dorothy Shank and James & Gertrude Shanks. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Forest "Pete" Shank and LaDonna & Jack Smith.

Please wear your best hat, and gather with Jon's family from 12-4 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, in the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 165 E Water St, Oak Harbor, where a Celebration of Jon's Life will be conducted at 4 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations for Jonny be given to Teen Challenge USA, 3032 Perry Park Rd, Perry OH, 44081,, 440-259-3333. Online condolences may be shared by visiting


Real Estate Transfers

Allen Township

    6-16-14 Huntington National Bank to Eric A. and Ronald A. Kozina, 3535 North Reiman Road, $69,500.

    6-19-14 Dennis E. Miller Jr. and Nichole J. miller to Wendi Marie Fisher, 6301 North Old Stone Trail, $365,000.

Catawba Township

    6-16-14 RMT Enterprises to Richland Bank , 5282 Buchanan Drive, $25,000.

    6-18-14 Richard Clark to Steven D. and Susan R. Johnson, 5483 Nantucket and garage F, $280,000.

    6-20-14 Sunshine Land II to Michael D. and Debra L. Kennedy, 277C Canterbury Circle, $276,400.

Carroll Township

    6-18-14 Scott E. and Deborah A. Pierce to James W. and Joyce A. King, 6575 Humphrey Road, $90,000.

Clay Township

    6-17-14 Thomas A. and Peggy A. Skees to Goeffrey Auer, 2744 North 1st Street, $87,900.

Danbury Township

    6-16-14 Barbara A. Daiello to Kevin E. and Pamela S. Vogel, 8218 East Northshore Blvd., $125,000.

    6-18-14 Marblehead Partners LLC to Michael F. and Marcia L. McMillen, 459 North Lake Pine Drive #6, $80,910.

    6-20-14 Olga Schultz to Ann Marie Lee Schultz, 2327 ½ oak Knoll Road, $74,690.

    6-20-14 Robert and Elie M. Barzak to Robert J. and Anita M. Bunsey, 176 North Maplewood, $35,000.

    6-20-14 Robert and Elsie M. Borzak to Catherine A. Hyland and Michelle A. Gricar, 167 Maplewood Drive, $140,000.

Genoa Corp.

    6-17-14 Bernadine Reitzel to Marsha K. Gallagher, 205 Rose Drive, $95,000.

    6-20-14 Diane L. Bowland et al to JLVA Properties, LLC, 615 Main Street, $86,000.

Marblehead Corp

    6-16-14 Brian A. and Sherrie A. Kerber to H. Charles Bachman, 2058 Skyline, $185,000.

Port Clinton Corp.

      6-17-14 Jaron M. Caldwell and Shane M. Blessing to Andrew J.Starcher, 207 Fulton Street, $65,000.

    6-17-14 Thomas Lake to US Bank, 715 Monroe Street, $57,170.

    6-18-14 Thomas D. Rowe and Susan S. Perng to Kurri C. and Chantel A. Lewis, 919 Fulton Street, $147,000.

Portage Township

    6-16-14 Gina Ritzman to Susan Ann Correl, 2045 East Sand Road #23, $60,000.

Put In Bay Village School

    6-17-14 Roy Davis McGary Jr. to Jacob D. Market, 665 Catawba Avenue, $215,000.

    6-19-14 Paul F. and Lianne L. Genzman to Tamara K. Jones, 755 Duff Road, $450,000.

    6-20-14 Clement J. Cody to Ed Fitzgerald, 185 Meechen Road, $375,000.


Alyce J. Child Apr. 23, 1935-June 18, 2014

Alyce J. Child, 79, of Port Clinton, passed away as she slept Wednesday morning, June 18, 2014, at her residence on Catawba Island. She was born April 23, 1935, in Auburn, Indiana, to Calvin C. and Gladys E. (Whitta) Hawkins. 

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted 11 a.m. Saturday, June 28, at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1124 Fulton Street, Port Clinton, OH, where the family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the time of the service.  Memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association, 1711 N. Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311.  On line condolences may be shared with the family at

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