Laverne L. Bartens, 94, a resident of the Catawba Island community, died Sunday, Dec. 6, at H. B. Magruder Hospital in Port Clinton. She was born in Cleveland on March 27, 1926 to the late Paul and Clara (Frank) Bachman.
Laverne will be buried next to her husband, Jergen, at Brooklyn Heights Cemetery in Cleveland. A memorial service will be scheduled later. Arrangements are being handled by the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 216 Washington St., Port Clinton. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.