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.



A boy was born on August 21 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Ashley and Andy Leis of Port Clinton.

A girl was born on August 25 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Krystal and Ryan Magrum of Port Clinton.

A girl was born on August 26 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Destiny and Jason McMurray of Marblehead.

A boy was born on August 27 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Jennifer and Mark Skinner, Jr. of Port Clinton.


Agnes Rite Hermes

Agnes Rita Hermes, 93 of Port Clinton, died Monday morning at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky.  Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home and Crematory, Port Clinton.


Doris J. Kocik June 26, 1935-Sept. 10, 2014

Doris J. Kocik, 79, most recently residing in Mount Pleasant, SC, and formerly of Port Clinton, peacefully passed away on September 10. Born on June 26, 1935, the only child of Norman F. and Alice (Haack) Wilka in Williston, Ohio. She was a proud 1953 graduate of Clay High School and spent the next ten years working at Owens-Illinois. On June 1, 1963 she married the love of her life, Joseph J. Kocik and he preceded her in death on August 1, 2007. 


Carol I. Hartley Dec. 30, 1910-Sept. 6, 2014

Carol I. Hartley, 103, of Catawba Island, passed away, Saturday, September 6, at Edgewood Manor Nursing Center, Port Clinton.  Since family could not be with her, we thank Stein Hospice for their vigil in her hours of need.  Carol was born on December 30, 1910, in Salt Lake City, UT, the daughter of Daniel and Alice (Meyerhofer) Davis.

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.   Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Real estate transfers

Allen Township

    9-3-14 Elaine A. Gardner to Karen S. Traver, 6889 Genoa Clay Center Road, $105,000.

    9-5-14 George R. and Patricia K. McGorty to Alliance Realty Capital, LLC, 2218 West Curtice and West Curtice Road, $20,000.

Catawba Township

    9-2-14 Deutsche Bank National Trust Company to Alzo LLC, 4329 East Stonehenge Road, $80,764.

    9-2-14 Edward V. Daiello Jr. to Kevin J. Trickel, 5683 East Eagle Drive, $255,000.

    9-4-14 AKA Goup, LLC to John A. and Susan C. Fihe, 56 North Harbors End, $105,000.

    9-5-14 Richard P. Smith to John D. and Linda K. Gulick, 2257 North Carriage Lane, $230,000.

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