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.


Scott Meckfessel Jan. 22, 1953-Aug. 6, 2014

Scott Meckfessel, 61, of Oak Harbor died Wednesday, August 6, at Firelands Regional Medical Center, Sandusky.  He was born on January 22, 1953 in Port Clinton to Fred and Marion (Wallace) Meckfessel. 

Visitation will be 2- 8 p.m., Friday, August 8, at the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Oak Harbor.  Funeral services will be conducted by Pastor John Stirewalt at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 9, in St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Oak Harbor with interment to follow in Salem Township Union Cemetery, Oak Harbor.  Memorial contributions in memory of Scott may be given to St. Jude's or the Shriner's Burn Hospitals.  Online condolences may be shared by with the family at


Mary Jean Van Natta May 6, 1925-July 29, 2014

Mary Jean Van Natta, 89, of Navarre, OH and formerly of Port Clinton, lived a very full and rewarding life by facing each day on her own terms, passed away peacefully, Tuesday morning, July 29.  Mary Jean was born in Long Beach, CA on May 6, 1925, the daughter of the late S. Robert Blackburn and Katherine E. Murdock.  

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m., Saturday, August 9, in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton, followed by a Memorial service at 11 a.m.  Interment will be in Catawba Island Cemetery, Port Clinton.  Memorial contributions in memory of Mary Jean may be given to the Florida Oceanagraphic Society, 890 Northeast Ocean Blvd., Stuart, FL  34996. Contact number is 772-225-0505.  Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Don L. Miller Sr. Aug. 16, 1931-July 29, 2014

Don L. Miller Sr., age 82, of Columbus, passed away July 29, surrounded by his family.  Don was born on August 16, 1931.  He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Jane Miller; son, Don L. Miller Jr. (Sue); grandsons, Don L. Miller III (Jackie) and Ron S. Miller (Nicole); great-grandson, Don L. Miller IV; nieces and nephews.  He is preceded in death by parents, Claude and Pearl Miller, sister, Decia Cockrell and brother, Robert Miller.

Don retired from Ranco and spent his summers at Catawba Island Point Association, Port Clinton, and Catawba Island where he loved to fish and go boating on Lake Erie.  Don will be remembered for his fish stories and his homemade sauerkraut, and his fudge he would make at Christmas time.  

A memorial service will take place at a later date.  Arrangements by Graumlich Funeral Home, 1351 S. High St., Columbus, OH, 43207.  To sign and view Don’s online guest book please visit


Carol A. Guiher Feb. 21, 1937-Aug. 1, 2014

Carol A. Guiher, 77, of Port Clinton, passed away, Friday, August 1, at H. B. Magruder Hospital, Port Clinton, surrounded by her loving family.  Carol was born on February 21, 1937 in Warren, PA, the daughter of Carl Waldemar Christian Jensen and Pauline Frances (Simonsen) Jensen.  

Funeral services will be conducted 1 p.m., Tuesday, August 5, in the Mausoleum Chapel at Meadow Green Memorial Park, Huron.  Memorial donations in memory of Carol may be given to Island Safe Harbor Sanctuary, Gypsum, or the American Heart Association.  Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements.  Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Joan M. Lukac June 20, 1929-July 29, 2014

Joan M. Lukac passed away on Tuesday, July 29, with her children at her side.  She was born on June 20, 1929 to Arthur and Marie (Zeller) Lundgard, Sr. and was a lifelong resident of Port Clinton.

Friends may call 7-9 p.m., Thursday, July 31, in the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 216 Washington St., Port Clinton, OH.  Funeral service will be conducted by Rev. James Lehman at 11 a.m., Friday, August 1, in St. John Lutheran Church, Port Clinton.  Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Joan’s memory to St. John Lutheran Church or to Stein Hospice.  Online condolences may be shared with the family at


Real Estate Transfers

Allen Township

    7-23-14 Thomas L. Cashen Jr. to John F. Wright Jr. and Barbara S. Wright, 22090 West Allen Drive, $135,000.

Bay Township

    7-23-14 Robert Dale VanNostran to Thomas J. and Donna L. Gehring, 531 South Findley #164, $29,900.   

Carroll Township

    7-24-14 Donald L. Cherry to Mark A. Goad, 8943 Canada Goose Court, $60,000.

Catawba Township

    7-21-14 Claude A. and Ruth A. Sammons to Cara Jonas and Brian Siler, 4690 East Johnson, $187,000.

    7-25-14 Beach Towne, LLC to Lawrence J. and Judith A. VanCamp, 3183 North Beach Towne Court, $305,000.

Danbury Township

    7-22-14 John R. Meter to Cliff and Christine Gerber, 8452 East Bayshore Road, $65,000.

    7-22-14 Gary A. and Donna V. Kazimir to Donald W. Meier Jr. and Jacqueline S. Meier, 216 North Riedmaier Drive, $115,000.

    7-25-14 Marblehead Partners LLC to Christine A. McCarthy, 459 North Lake Pine Drive #2, $89,900.

    7-25-14 Judith Craig to Larry & Kallen Brown, 226 Vine Avenue, $275,000.

Genoa Corp.

    7-21-14 Craig J. and Erin E. Febinger to James C. and Jamie M. Wirick, 209 West 9th Street, $137,000.

    7-24-14 Betty Jane Harsanje to Kenneth Lee Harsanje Jr. and Jill M. Harsanje, 0 Wilson Street, new split $5,000.

Harris Township

    7-21-14 Randall J. Ross to Rick and Christine Vail, 1028 South Graytown Road, $45,000.

    7-22-14 Charles Jones Produce, LLC to Jerry R. and Casandra A. Hetrick, 1980 Harris  Salem Road, $379,200.

    7-22-14 Charles Jones Produce, LLC to Jerry R. and Casandra A. Hetrick, 1980 Harris Salem Road, $652,800.

Marblehead Corp

    7-25-14 US Bank to Kimberly K. Bossetti and Joseph G. Miller, 1321 East Fourth Street, $163,000.

Oak Harbor Corp

    7-25-14 Household Realty Corp. to Earl Taylor, 309 West Oak, $19,000.

Port Clinton Corp.

    7-21-14 Richard R. Staimpel to Michael A. and Linda L. Cramer, 1909 East Harbor Road #304, $202,500.

    7-21-14 Jerry L. McClellan to Frackhead, LLC, 1626 Waters Edge Drive, $240,000.

    7-24-13 Milferd F. Easton to Beverly A. Gower, 323 West 4th Street, $83,000.

    7-25-14 James E. and Judith A. Armbruster to Dency J. Terrill, 714 Glendale Drive, $128,000.

    7-25-14 Steve Offenbacher to Julie M. Mackey-Snyder, 811 Kaspar Street, $121,000.

Portage Township

    7-25-14 Storage Condominiums, Inc. to Charles and Patsy Postma, East Kirk #220 Northcoast Storage, $43,900.

    7-25-14 John A. Balch to Gribble Insurance Agency, Inc., Unit 14 Catawba Storage, $25,000.

Salem Township

    7-25-14 Genoa Banking Company to Kenneth W. and Debra G. Sharkey, 9511 West Moonlight Bay Lane, $270,000.


Todd A. Blausey Dec. 18, 1962-July 14, 2014

Todd A. Blausey, 51, of Tiffin, left for his eternal life on Monday, July 14, at Stein Hospice in Sandusky surrounded by his family. He was born on December 18, 1962, to Dale U. and Beverly A. (Berghofer) Blausey in Fremont.

Todd attended Fremont Ross High School before going on to be a pipe-liner at Plains in Green Springs. He enjoyed golfing, cooking, riding motorcycles and going camping.

Todd was active in Bettsville’s community. He was a member of Sons of the American Legion, the 2nd Commander of the Sons and American Legion Riders.


Fannie D. Mack July 29, 1922-July 18, 2014

Fannie D. Mack, 91 years young, of Catawba Island, passed away July 18, at the Stein Hospice Care Center in Sandusky.

Fannie was born on July 29, 1922, in Columbus. There she met her sweetheart and future husband, Bill. They married during the war when Bill was shipped off to the Pacific, in 1943. In 1946, they migrated north to our wonderful city of Port Clinton. There they founded and operated Lake Erie Sports for 42 years, along with Fannie's brother Lee and wife Florence. The Mack’s were lifetime supporters of Port Clinton athletics and are members of the Port Clinton Athletic Hall of Fame. Fannie and Bill also had The Ice Cream Place in the 1990s.  Fannie's Famous Coneys were a big favorite of many.

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