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The Maiden Voyage of Onward

03-03-2015 Hits:79 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

The Maiden Voyage of Onward

A model of Onward made by Jim Robenalt of Tiffin. A story about Matthews Boat Company and a journey around The Great Loop On Sunday, March 1, Bob Reynolds, in association with...

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Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

28-02-2015 Hits:1117 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Burn, Snowman, Burn!!

One of the Norman the Snowman creators, Lenny Kromer, raises his arms in the air and flames rise into the sky. On Saturday, February 28, the inaugural Burning Snowman Festival took...

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Matthews Boat Company presentation by Bo…

28-02-2015 Hits:428 Around Ottawa County  - avatar Jasmine Cupp

Matthews Boat Company presentation by Bob Reynolds

In 1890, Scott J. Matthews founded the Matthews Boat Company in Bascom, Ohio.  Fifteen years later, in 1900, Matthews designed and built a 70-foot yacht.  This vessel was capable of...

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Wendy Jo Lantz Feb. 16, 1961-Mar. 2, 2015

Wendy Jo Lantz, 54, of Port Clinton, passed away, Monday, March 2, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky, after a courageous battle with cancer, surrounded by her loving family. Wendy was born on February 16, 1961 in Oregon, OH, the daughter of Roy C. and Helen L. (Mathews) Walls. Visitation…
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Mary Julia Kuhn Nov. 8, 1922-Mar. 2, 2015

Mary Julia Kuhn, 92, of Port Clinton, passed away on Monday, March 2, at Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky. She was born on November 8, 1922. Visitation will be held on Friday, March 6, from 9 a.m. until funeral services at 11 a.m. at the Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser…
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Jeanette M. Fehnrich Jul. 26, 1922-Feb. 21, 2015

Jeanette M. Fehnrich, 92, of Port Clinton, passed away, Saturday, February 21, at the Lutheran Memorial Home, Sandusky. Jeanette was born on July 26, 1922 in Danbury Township, the daughter of John and Marie (Sauvey) Pieplow. Jeanette had a doll house and miniatures business for 11 years and was a…
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Irene V. Hofacker Dec. 18, 1921-Feb. 27, 2015

Irene V. Hofacker, 93, of Lacarne, passed away, Friday, February 27, at her residence. Irene was born on December 18, 1921 in Fremont, the daughter of Detrick and Viola (Eybsen) Bergman. A graveside service will be held in the spring. Memorial donations in memory of Irene may be given to…
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Irene V. Hofacker

Irene V. Hofacker, 93, of Lacarne, passed away Friday, February 27. Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home and Crematory, Port Clinton.
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Bill D. Conners May 16, 1922-Feb. 26, 2015

Bill D. Conners, 92, of Oak Harbor, died early Thursday morning, February 26, at Arbors at Clyde. Bill was born May 16, 1922, in Lima, Ohio, to Earl and Marie (Klinger) Conners. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m., Thursday, March 5, at the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 165 E. Water…
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Louise J. Matta

Louise J. Matta, 88, of Port Clinton, passed away peacefully with her family by her side on Saturday, February 28, at Magruder Hospital in Port Clinton. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 3, at the Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, 1124 Fulton Street, Port Clinton. Funeral services will…
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