Real estate transfers

Allen Township

5-20-13 Matthew R. Angel to Matthew R. Goulet, 22901 West Toledo Street, $80,000.

5-20-13 Thomas L. Adams et al to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, 22090 West Allen Drive, $76,667.

5-24-13 Daniel V. and Barbara K. Oleszczuk to Pamela J. and Anthony S. Martin, 20935 West Toledo Street, $165,900.

Bay Township

5-20-13 Kathleen J. Duszynski to Todd and Lori Yeagle, 625 Tiffin Street, $152,000.

Carroll Township

5-20-13 Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Charles Ricketts, 6411 Teal Bend, $39,000.

5-21-13 Kelly R. Belcher to Scott and Kristi Hart, 8301 West Thompson, $52.500.

5-21-13 Merle Harder to Michael Ames, 1587 North Toussaint South Road, $86,000.

5-24-13 Mark K. and Melissa A. Dohlhofer to Dustin and Rachel Trumbull, 2213 North Toussaint Portage, $115,900.

5-24-13 Marlene R. Fisher to Dana E. and Debra L. Davis, 6400 North Harris Harbor, $50,000.

Catawba Township

5-20-13 Beach Towne LLC to Robert A. and Deborah E. Gladden, 3033 North Beach Towne court, $435,000.

5-22-13 Beach Towne LLC to Mary Jane Patterson, 3201 Beach Towne Court, $435,000.

5-22-13 Richard D. and Virginia M. Hartman to John L. and Helen J. Rofkart, 2748 Sand Road, $125,000.

5-22-13 Fannie Mae to Jonathan D. Ohm, 2720 East Sand Road, $82,000.

5-24-13 James V. and Suzanne Maiorano to ALZO LLC, 1098 Lost Lake Drive, $29,000.

Danbury Township

5-20-13 Carl and Mary Nau to David and Janet Bennett, 429 Sycamore Avenue, $198,000.

5-23-13 Beth Dague to James and Laura Switzer, 526 Elm Street, $300,000.

5-24-13 Robert Lau to Mark and Angela Forkapa, 2439 Brooke Circle, $244,000.

Elmore Corp.

5-22-13 Pauline E. Lamale to Sharon M. and Thomas A. Knoop, X572 Wedgewood, $117,000.

5-22-13 U S Bank NA to Austin Shafer, 309 Harris Street, $20,000.

Oak Harbor Corp

5-22-13 Richard G. and Lenore A. Harmeyer to Scott Cecil and Debra Zehnpfennig, 205 East Main Street, $53,000.

Port Clinton Corp.

5-20-13 John J. Bou-Sliman to Croghan Colonial Bank, 226 Perry Street, $66,667.

5-22-13 Ivan W. and Beverly L. Beaver to Deutsche Bank National Trust, 414 Laurel Avenue, $54,000.

5-23-13 John J. Bou-Sliman to The Citizens Banking Company, 207 Fulton Street, $28,000.

5-24-13 James Jachimiak and Rachel Stewart to Eric and Rachel Sedelmeyer and Brian Kelbley, 722 East Second Street, $79,000.

5-24-13 Kenneth M. and Edna Van Hoose to Richard B. and Michelle R. Ward, 607 East Eleventh Street, $98,500.

Put In Bay Corp

5-20-13 Jens C Memory LLC to First Island Company, 379 Catawba Avenue, $500,000.

Put In Bay Village School

5-23-13 Patricia Ferguson Starr and Laura Deerwester to Michael and Alysia Poe, 975 Columbus, $335,000.

Salem Township

5-20-13 Sharon and Thomas Knoop to Donald Seibert, 319 Behlman Road, $110,000.

5-24-13 Q & Q Inc to Richard C. and Sandra J. Lenke, South Green Bayou Road, $150,000. 

Sand Beach

5-22-13 Francis M. Harris to Theodore R. Behnken, lot 244 Sand Beach, $1,000


Marriage licenses for May 30, 2013

F. Joseph Bires, 61, banker, and Joanne Belair, 51, both of Port Clinton.
Donald Tabbert, 25, truck driver, of Graytown, and Sara Klavinger, 22, sales associate, of Genoa.
Steve Miller, 37, CSX, and Nicole Mayer, 35, both of Genoa.
Jason Spencer, 30, lead material operator, and Amanda Rodriguez, 28, manager, both of Port Clinton.
Alex Roessler, 26, sales, and Kate Albaitis, 26, dental hygienist, both of Houston, TX.
Jeffrey Nemecek, 29, GIS coordinator, and Mary Koenig, 29, STNA, both of Port Clinton.
Zachary Saneholtz, 24, diesel mechanic, and Hayley Manly, 27, teacher, both of Port Clinton.


Greg Wood, Nov. 27, 1953-May 27, 2013

Gregory Steven Wood, 59, of Catawba Island, passed away unexpectedly, Monday, May 27. He was born in Nuremberg, Germany on November 11, 1953, the son of John H. and Matilda (Peto) Wood.

A Celebration of Life for Greg will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, June 1, at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton. Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Vanda Lou Tong, May 10, 1927-May 27, 2013

Vanda Lou Tong, 86, of Port Clinton, passed away, Monday, May 27, at her residence. Vanda was born May 10, 1927, in Fostoria, the daughter of Clarence J. and Lou Browna (Reeder) Fox

Cremation has taken place under the direct care of Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneral


Lois Conklin Payne

Lois Conklin Payne died on Monday, May 27, at Otterbein North Shore Senior Lifestyle Community in Lakeside—Marblehead. Lois was born in Oak Harbor, Ohio, daughter of Effie and Wesley Balduf.

She graduated from Port Clinton H.S. as Valedictorian and attended Tiffin University, after which she worked in the Personnel Department on the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Akron, Ohio. There she met and married Charles S. Conklin of the University of Minnesota. They had two sons, lived in many cities and traveled much of the world. They retired to Cape Coral, FL, in 1977, where her husband died in 1989. No matter where the Conklins lived, Lois was always involved in community affairs. In Toledo in the 1970’s Lois co-chaired the first three Decorator Showcases including the Stranahan home.  She also volunteered to raise funds for the Hospital Ship Project Hope.

While in Cape Coral, Lois was very active in the Faith Presbyterian Church, serving as Moderator of the Deacons and the Elder and Chairman of Membership.  She was a past President and Founder of her beloved PEO Chapter GD. She was General Chairman of the State PEO Convention in Fort Myers in 1991. She had been an avid golfer, winning several Club Championships in New Jersey, and was a former member of the Inverness Club in Toledo and Palmetto Pines CC in Cape Coral.

In 1995, she married Orville D. Payne, her childhood sweetheart, of Port Clinton, in Sarasota, FL. When she moved to Sarasota, she became a member of PEO Chapter BM.

Mrs. Payne is survived by her son William H. Conklin and wife Sandra of Raleigh, NC, and granddaughters Caryn Conklin Quinn of NY; Dr. Heather Conklin of Memphis, TN, and her child Calvin; son Craig Conklin and his wife Margaret of Tidewater Island, Ft. Myers, FL, and grandson Bradley of Powell, OH; her only sister, Marjorie , Jack, Bob and Tom Payne.

Lois was blessed to have had two wonderful husbands that loved her dearly. She will be missed by her family and many friends.

Private graveside services will be held at Coral Ridge Cemetery, Cape Coral, FL. Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Port Clinton, is handling arrangements. On line condolences may be shared with the family at


Leo and Ruth Kimmet celebrate 60th anniversary

Leo and Ruth Kimmet reaffirmed their wedding vows at Immaculate Conception Church on Sunday, May 12, during the 10:30 a.m. mass, with Pastor Fr. John Missler officiating. A family dinner was held at Mon Ami after the mass.

Leo and Ruth have resided in Erie Township for the past 60 years and spend their winters in Ft. Myers, FL. They have two children, Kevin and Karen, and four grandchildren, Christopher, Nicholas, Benjamin and Ashley.


Births for May 30, 2013

A girl was born on May 13 at Firelands Medical Center in Sandusky to Sara and Daniel Toris Jr. of Oak Harbor.
A boy was born on May 14 at Firelands Medical Center in Sandusky to Brandi and Ryan McBride of Lakeside-Marblehead.


Joseph A. Reau, March 11, 1939-May 26, 2013

Joseph A. Reau, 74, of Oak Harbor, died Sunday, May 26, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio, Perrysburg. He was born on March 11, 1939, in Oak Harbor to Lawson C. and Lavida (Humphrey) Reau.

Per Joe's wishes, cremation has taken place and a Toussainter Wake at Joe's Pole Barn will take place on Saturday, June 1, starting at 3 p.m. Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Oak Harbor, is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences for Joe may be shared with the family at


Irma N. Howell

Irma N. Howell, 63, of Port Clinton, OH, Died Saturday, May 25, 2013 at Edgewood Manor Nursing Center.  Arrangements are pending at the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 216 Washington St, Port Clinton, OH.


Georgianna Hawking

Georgianna K. Hawking, 74, of Genoa, formerly of Port Clinton, died Wednesday evening, May 22, at Parkview Care Center in Fremont.  To view the full obituary and share online condolences with the family, visit

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