Martha Rose Zeitzheim Apr. 26, 1941-Aug. 14, 2014

Martha Rose “Marti” Zeitzheim, 73, of Oak Harbor, died Thursday, August 14, at Stein Hospice Care Center, Sandusky. She was born April 26, 1941 in Fremont, to the late Judge Robert and Elinor (Glenn) Gabel. She was a graduate of St. Joseph Catholic High School, Fremont attended Rosary College in Chicago, IL, and studied business at Tiffin University College of Business. On August 1, 1963 she married Judge David A. Zeitzheim who preceded her in death December 31, 2011. She sold Real Estate for Batdorff Realty in Oak Harbor.

Marti held memberships in many organizations throughout Oak Harbor and Port Clinton. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Port Clinton. She was also a longtime member and past president of the Oak Harbor Literary & Social Club, St. Boniface Catholic School Parenting Group, past church council member of St. Boniface Catholic Church, 10 year member and past president of the Magruder Hospital Auxiliary Board, present member of the Port Clinton Arts Council, and Port Clinton Yacht Club.


Real estate transfers

Allen Township

    8-5-14 Margaret A. Colvin to RBS Citizens, Na, 22958 West Toledo Street, $50,000.

Catawba Township

    8-7-14 Richland Bank to Courteney A. Hudson and Theresa C. Jeremy, 5282 East Buchanan Drive, $45,000.

    8-7-14 Clayton L. and Stephanie K. Hopper to Randy F. and Tamara L. Schmidt, Lot 70 Huningbird, $55,000.


Leona W. Henderson Aug. 13, 1934-Aug. 11, 2014

Leona W. Henderson, 79, of Port Clinton, passed away, Monday, August 11, at her residence.  Leona was born on August 13, 1934 in Gurdon, AK, the daughter of Edward and Winona (Perry) Woodbury.

There will be no visitation or services.  Leona generously donated her body to the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH in order to improve and save the lives of others.  Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, OH, assisted the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Ava Isabella Arnold Feb. 4, 2013-Aug. 7, 2014

Ava Isabella Arnold lost her battle with Alper's Huttenlocher syndrome on August 7. She passed peacefully at home surrounded by her loving parents Douglas (Lee) and Jessica Arnold, her little sister, Lydia, and puppy, Oden. 

Ava is survived by her maternal grandparents Carmen and Mike Richard and Dan Fritz, all of Port Clinton, and paternal grandparents Chris and Victor Arnold of Hilliard, OH. Maternal great grandparents Lynn Jones and Linda Fritz, both of Port Clinton, and Ann and Lou Schwartz of Toledo. Paternal great grandparents Doris and Doug Arnold of Shalimar, FL, and Mary and Doug Barna of Titusville, FL. Uncles Andrew (Brittany) Fritz of Oak Harbor, Chris Richard of Dearborn, MI, and aunt Beth Arnold of Hilliard, OH. She is also survived by many great aunts and uncles and second cousins that she adored. Ava was preceded in death by her great grandmother, Jane Jones, and her great grandfather, B. Gale Fritz.


George Raymond Thomas Feb. 1, 1935-Aug. 8, 2014

George Raymond “Ray” Thomas, 79, of Catawba Island, passed away on Friday, August 8. He was born on February 1, 1935 in Cleveland.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 13, from 5-7 p.m. at the Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Peninsula Chapel, 7755 E. Harbor Road, Lakeside-Marblehead, Ohio 43440. Graveside services with military honors will be held on Thursday, August 14, at 10:30 a.m. at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, 10175 Rawiga Road, Rittman, Ohio 44270.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Marblehead.


Bobbijo Meek Sept. 6, 1969-Aug. 10, 2014

Bobbijo Meek, 44, of Oak Harbor, died Sunday, August 10, at Magruder Hospital, Port Clinton.  She was born Sept. 6, 1969 in Sandusky, the daughter of George and Rosalinda (Segura) Morin.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, August 14, at Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, Port Clinton, where visitation will be held Wednesday from 2-8 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until the time of the funeral service.  Following the funeral service a luncheon will be held at Carroll Township Complex.  Memorial contributions may be given to Riverview Industries, Inc., 8300 W. State Rte. 163, Oak Harbor, OH 43449.  On line condolences may be shared with the family at


Don Finke March 9, 1943-Aug. 10, 2014

Don Finke, 71, of Port Clinton, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday, August 10, at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.  Don was born on March 9, 1943 in Port Clinton, the son of Theron R. and Ruth E. (Schrader) Finke.  

Visitation will be 11-1 p.m., Wednesday, August 13, in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 216 Washington St., Port Clinton.  Funeral service will be conducted by Rev. James Lehman at 1 p.m., following visitation in the funeral home.  Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.  Memorial donations in memory of Don may be given to CORD or St. Vincent DePaul Food Pantry.  Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Donald Finke

Donald Finke, 71, of Port Clinton, passed away early Sunday morning, August 10, at St Vincent Mercy Medical Center, Toledo.  Arrangements are pending at Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.


Real estate transfers

Allen Township

    7-28-14 Barbara A. Marazon to Gordon W. and Miriam S.L. Reed, 3680 North Reiman Road, $43,000.

    7-30-14 Michael J. and Wendy S. Codoz to Edward T. Donnelly, III, 6340 North Blue Violet Court, $289,000.

    8-1-14 Deborah J. and Scot P. Romano to James C. Hayward, 6186 North Opfer Lentz Road, $186,000.


Marriage licenses

Henry J. Fox, 43, tumbling instructor and Michelle Renee Chio, 46, nursing student, both of Oak Harbor.

Randall L. Miller, III, 32, truck driver and Racheal L. Boss, 27, LPN, both of Port Clinton.

Jack Jordan Evans, 24, water operator and Whitney Carol Greene, 23, registrar, both of Port Clinton.

Jonathan Eric Lowry, 28, design researcher and Lynda Michelle Camp, 28, landscape design owner of Racine, Wisconsin.

David C. Clark, 59, truck driver and Diana S. Caldwell, 57, construction specialist, both of Curtice.

Jeffrey Otte, 27, physician of Columbus and Danielle Noe, 27, occupational therapist of Genoa.

Johnathon Welch, 46, marine tech and Amylia Lowe, 29, STNA, both of Gypsum.

Zachary Blake, 35, physical therapist assistant and Johana Nataprawira, 35, OB/GYN, both of Port Clinton.

Aaron Hogshead, 31, production manager and Jessica Scott, 29, account manager, both of Raleigh, NC.

Michael Shinaver, 32, miner and Stephanie Keaton, 27, licensed nursing home administrator, both of Genoa.

Matthew Decker, 29, financial advisor of Perrysburg and Brittnay Perkins, 25, radiographer of Elmore.

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