Real estate transfers

Allen Township

    9-25-14 Bonnie J. Grosjean to Jerry L. and Michelle R. Jaquillard, 0 Curtice Road East & West, $140,000.

    9-25-14 Alliance Realty Capital LLC to David M. and Donna M. Frost, 22185 West Curtice East & West, $30,000.


Joan L. Beaver April 15, 1940-Sept. 28, 2014

Joan L. Beaver, 74, of Port Clinton, died Sunday, September 28, at Riverview Nursing Home Oak Harbor. She was born April 15, 1940 in Youngstown, to the late Fred and Alice (Armstrong) Kollmann.  On August 1, 1944, she married Dennis Beaver and he survives. Joan was a teacher. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Port Clinton.  Joan also was a member of the Port Clinton Yacht Club.  She will be greatly missed by her loving family and friends.

Survivors include: Husband: Dennis Beaver; Sister: Mary Alice (John) Schaffner of Port Clinton; Brothers: Richard (Judith) Kollman of Hudson, OH and James ( Valerie ) Kollmann of Avon Lake, OH: and several loving nieces & nephews.   Joan was preceded in death by her parents and brother: Fred E. Kollman. 

Friends may call from 9-10 a.m., Saturday, October 4, in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, followed by prayers recited at 10 a.m.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10:30 a.m, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Port Clinton.  Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.   Online condolences may be shared with the family at



A boy was born on September 19 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Joslyn and Brad LeGresley of Port Clinton.

A girl was born on September 23 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Dessa and Corey Gough of Marblehead.

Twins, a boy and a girl, were born on September 23 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Christine and Jeffery Reid of Port Clinton.


Carol I. Hartley

Carol I. Hartley, 103, of Catawba Island, passed away, Saturday, September 6, at Edgewood Manor Nursing Center, Port Clinton, OH. 

Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m., Saturday, October 4, in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, followed by a Celebration of Life service at 4 p.m.  Memorial donations in memory of Carol may be given to any hospice organization or any humane society.


David J. Stoner Sept. 1, 1946-Sept. 26, 2014

David J Stoner, 68, of Findlay, passed away suddenly on Friday, September 26, at Magruder Hospital in Port Clinton. Dave was born on September 1, 1946 in Findlay, to the late Richard and Mimi (Winders) Stoner. Dave graduated from Findlay High School in 1964, served his country in the U.S. Army, and was a 32nd Degree Mason. He worked at Findlay Mantel and Tile Company for many years and was known to many as “The Tile Guy.” Dave was an avid boater, fisherman and enjoyed fishing with his friends and many dogs. He loved the water. 

Dave is survived by his wife of 26 years, Linda (Wood) Stoner; children, Ann (Billy) Martin, Jenny (Scott) Benningfield, Chuck (Sarah) Laveglia, and Bill (Colleen) Laveglia; grandchildren, Scott, Allison, Nathan, Zach, Ashley, Emily, Tony, Michael, Dominic, Morgan, and Mallory; sister, Becky (Gary) Hawk; brother, Joseph (Anne) Stoner many nieces and nephews; and beloved dog “Dock II”

Friends and family may visit on Tuesday, September 30, from 4-8 p.m. at Hufford Family Funeral Home, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500). A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Larry Kreps officiating. Full military rites will be conducted by the Hancock County Veteran Memorial Squad following the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dave’s name may be made to the Cincinnati Shriners Burn Hospital, the AMVETS Post 21, Findlay, or to the Irish Setter Rescue of Ohio. Online condolences may be sent to:


Joan Beaver

Joan (Kollmann) Beaver, 74, of Port Clinton, died Sunday, September 28, at Riverview Nursing Home.  Arrangements are pending at the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home, Port Clinton.


Minerva “Minnie” Kratz Nov. 15, 1921-Sept. 27, 2014

Minnie Kratz, 92, of Fremont died Saturday, September 27, at Elmwood Assisted Living in Fremont.  She was born November 15, 1921 in Wolcott, IN to the late Nora (Byroad) and Hilton Wilson.

Funeral Services will be conducted 11 a.m., Wednesday, October 1, in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home, 216 Washington St, Port Clinton, where friends may call one hour prior.  Burial will follow in LaCarpe Cemetery, Lacarne, Ohio.  Memorial Contributions to Trinity United Methodist Church or Hayes Memorial United Methodist Church.  Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Real estate transfers

Allen Township

    9-15-14 Jerald J. Myers et al to Thomas A. and Joan C. Truman, 5328 North Opfer Lentz Road, $672,000.

    9-16-14 Keith L. and Sandra K. Mottmiller to Michael A. Jones, 21485 West State Route 579, $94,000.


Real estate transfers

Bay Township

    9-12-14 Dennis A. and Karen N. Sienkiewics to Kim E. and Janette W. Kiis, 575 Streeter, $65,500.

Carroll Township

    9-10-14 Todd A. and Heidi K.R. Hecht to Vincent M. Melendez, 1580 North State Route, $105,000.

    9-12-14 Peter and Robin Stankoff to Ronald R. and Diana Rhoton, Unit 2022 Wild Wings, $15,000.


Marriage licenses

Jason Elders, 37, mold operator and Brenda King, 30, machine operator, both of Genoa.

Renel Thompson, 34, direct care manager and Amy Cutcher, 36, support living provider, both of Oak Harbor.

Steven Merritt, 53, banker and Jennifer Stevens, 47, receptionist, both of Muncie, IN.

Anthony Marquis, 26, maintenance mechanic and Amber Bartson, 22, serve, both of Elmore.

Scott Wise, 53, postmaster and Cynthia Bumbera, 48, supervisor, both of Genoa.

Robert Burkes, 27, physician and Aileen Searles, 28, physician, both of Louisville, KY.

James McCain, 47, union operator and Wendy White, 41, union laborer, both of Rockville, IN.

Kevin Hudec, 22, crew trainer and Rachel Rathburn, 38, popcorn maker, both of Port Clinton.

Timothy Cousino, 33, mailroom supervisor and Bethany Downs, 34, cashier, both of Port Clinton.

Craig Novotney, 26, forklift operator of Genoa and Kelsey Imbery, 24, personal trainer of Curtice.

Tyler Vanrooyen, 34, shipping/receiving manager of Millbury and Kellie Fragoso, 26, sales of Genoa.

Troy Espinoza, 23, and Natasha Huston, 24, of Genoa.

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