Obituary — James Zaremba

April 26, 1940 — March 30, 2012
Captain James William Zaremba, 71, of Catawba Island peacefully passed away on March 30, from complications associated with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL). He is survived by beloved wife, Joette, of 24 years and daughters Jeanne (Brian) Marten, Jessica Karazsia, and Jocelyn Karazsia. Jeanne and Brian blessed Jim and Joette with four beautiful grandchildren, Owen, Marianne, Abigail, and Mitchell. He also leaves behind his brothers Steve (Carol) and Tom (Donna) Zaremba. Jim was preceded in death by his son, Robert Zaremba.


Births — March 2012

• A boy was born March 23 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Heidi and Wm. Iam Bennett of Port Clinton.
• A boy was born March 23 at Firelands Regional Medical Center to Meagan and Mike Rohde of Oak Harbor.


Obituary — Richard Spicer

Aug. 26, 1938 — March 27, 2012
Richard O. Spicer, of Port Clinton, passed away early Tuesday morning, March 27, after a spirited battle with cancer, surrounded by his loving family.  


Obituary — Delbert Puckett

Sept. 21, 1936 — March 23, 2012

Delbert “Del” W. Puckett, 75, of Mansfield, died Friday morning, March 23, at Magruder Hospital in Port Clinton.

Visitation and memorial services were held Wednesday, March 28, at the Neidecker, LeVeck & Crosser Funeral Home, 1124 Fulton St., Port Clinton.


Obituary — Edward Carnicom

May 21, 1942 — March 26, 2012
Edward Daniel Carnicom, 69, of Ashland passed away on Monday, March 26, following an extended illness. Calling hours will take place from 5 to 9 pm on Wednesday, March 28, at Fickes Funeral Home, 84 N. High St., Jeromesville, Ohio ( A funeral service will follow on Thursday, March 29, at 11 a.m., also at Fickes Funeral Home.


Engagement — Horn-Gaab

Stephen and Patricia Horn, of Catawba Island, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amanda Sue Horn, to Kyle Joseph Gaab, son of James and Audrey Gaab, and Karen Gaab, all of Independence.
The bride-elect is a 2002 graduate of Port Clinton High School and a 2012 graduate of Keiser University with an associate degree in nursing. She is currently employed with Community Behavioral Services, Orange Park, Fla. 
The groom-elect is a 2002 graduate of Independence High School. He is active duty with the United States Coast Guard. The couple is currently stationed in Jacksonville, Fla.


Obituary — Betty Rife

Oct. 1, 1926 — March 21, 2012
Betty Jane Rife, 85, of Northwood, Ohio and formerly of Oak Harbor, Ohio, died early Wednesday morning, March 21, in Bay Park Community Hospital, Oregon, Ohio.  
Visitation was Sunday, March 25, at the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 165 E. Water St., Oak Harbor. The funeral service will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Monday, March 26, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 17877 W. Ohio 579, Martin (Blackberry), with interment to follow in Elliston Cemetery, Graytown.


Obituary — Alma Guba

March 9, 1925 — March 23, 2012
Alma M. Guba, 87, of Sandusky, and formerly Port Clinton, died Friday, March 23, at Community at Parkvue, Sandusky.  
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, at the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton. Funeral services will be conducted by Chaplain Melvin Sayler at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, at the funeral home with interment to follow in Riverview Cemetery, Port Clinton.


Obituary — Barbara Sandefur

July 31, 1935 — March 16, 2012
Babrara Sandefur, 76, of Port Clinton and formerly of El Cajon, Calif., passed away Friday, March 16, at the Riverview Heathcare Campus, Oak Harbor.
A Memorial service will be at a later date. Cremation has taken place under the direct care of Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, Port Clinton.

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