Below 50th anniversary
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Be-low celebrated their 50thwedding anniversary onMarch 15with a family par-ty. Their children surprisedthem by presenting themwith a family vacation fora week in July at HiltonHead Island, SC, with theirchildren and their families.High-school sweethearts,Richard and Carol (Chap-man) were married March15, 1963, in Monroe, MI.Richard retired from Vita-Plate Battery in Port Clin-ton and Carol is retired from the Tadsen Insurance Agency in Port Clinton. They are the proud parents of RichardBelow (Holly Kinsey), Mary Jo (Tim) Scott, Rachel (Ivay-lo) Klimentov, all of Port Clinton and Jeffrey Below (LizSargent) of Perkins Twp. They have seven wonderfulgrandchildren: Janie Below, Jordan and Breanna Below,Stone and Beau Scott, Eva and Maya Klimentov and onegreat-grandchild, Carolyn Below.
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Dec. 4, 1922-Oct. 3, 2013
Josephine S. “Jo” Juett, 91,of Lakeside, died Oct. 3 at herresidence. She was born Dec.4, 1922, in Spencer, IA, thedaughter of Robert Lee andJosie Lena (Conner) Stuart.Memorial services wereconducted Sunday, Oct. 6, atLakeside United MethodistChurch. Neidecker, LeVeck &Crosser Funeral Home, Pen-insula Chapel, Lakeside—Marblehead is handling thearrangements. On line con-dolences may be shared withthe family at www.neidecker-leveckcrosser.com.
Dec. 8, 1946-Sept. 30, 2013
Beatrice “Bea” McCau-ley Massey, 66, formally of Vickery, went home to bewith her Lord and Savior,Monday, Sept 30, at homein Castalia, after a lengthy battle with cancer. She wasborn Dec 8, 1946, in New-burg, WV, the daughter of the late Blaine and EdnaBell McCauley.Funeral arrangementswere being handled by Neidecker, LeVeck andCrosser Funeral Home,Peninsula Chapel, Lake-side—Marblehead. Visi-tation was at Sandusky Church of God on Friday,Oct 4, and services wereon Saturday, Oct 5. On linecondolences may be sharedwith the family at www.neideckerleveckcrosser.com.
Linda Sue (Rice)Miller
Oct. 10, 1946-Oct. 5, 2013
Linda Sue Miller, 66, of Catawba Island, passedaway unexpectedly Sat-urday, Oct. 5, followinga lengthy illness. She wasborn Oct. 10, 1946, in Day-ton, the daughter of Kath-erine (Jarnigan) and ElzaRice. On Jan. 7, 1969, shemarried John R. Miller andhe survives. In the spiritof Linda’s generosity, herbody has been donatedto the Community TissueServices, where she will beable to touch the lives of atleast 50 people.In addition to her hus-band John, Linda is sur-vived by two children:Mara Sue Miller and BrentRaymond Miller; twogranddaughters: Lucy &Alexis; and four sisters &three brothers. She waspreceded in death by herparents and brother Jack.Private family serviceswill be conducted. Ar-rangements are entrustedto the Gerner-Wolf-WalkerFuneral Home & Cremato-ry, Port Clinton. Memorialcontributions in memory of Linda may be given tothe American Red Cross.Online condolences may be shared with the family atwww.walkerfuneralhomes.com.
Patricia K. Munn
Jan. 17, 1932-Sept. 30, 2013
Patricia K. Munn, 81, of Lakeside, died Monday,Sept. 30, at Stein HospiceCare Center, Sandusky. Shewas born Jan.17, 1932, toReginald Arthur “Reg” andMargaret (Bolich) King inCleveland, Ohio.She was schooled in theCleveland Heights SchoolSystem and attended Bowl-ing Green State University.She served as ExecutiveSecretary to 3 agents of New York Life Insuranceduring her 20 years of em-ployment. Throughout herlife she continued to ex-plore, through education,many subjects that inter-ested her. She married Eu-gene E. LaTourette in 1952and the cherished childrenof that marriage are StevenC. (Jennifer) LaTouretteof McLean, VA; Andrew B. (Terrie) LaTourette of Chesterland, OH; Eve (Da-vid) Brooksieker of So-lon, OH;and Sarah (John)Thomas of Willoughby Hills, OH. After the divorceof that union, she marriedMelvin Dell. Beloved chil-dren of that marriage were:Cynthia (Vernon) Webb of Oldsmar, Florida; KathleenD. (Sanford) Hamann of Catawba Island, OH; andMelvin H. Sharon) Dell Jr.of Lakeside, OH.She and Mel owned theLakeside Newsstand andlater The Paper Chase inLakeside. She was widowedupon the death of MelvinH. Dell on Sept. 11, 1990.On June 24, 1995, she mar-ried Donald C. Munn andhe predeceased her onMarch 26, 2005. At the timeof her death she resided onMonument View Drive inLakeside.Our mother chose to giveback to her community.On the occasion of the re-dedication of the OhioStatehouse her hours of volunteerism were hon-ored when the Commis-sioners of Ottawa County selected her to representthem in Columbus. Sherepresented her local com-munity by her representa-tion on the Danbury Zon-ing Board. She served onthe Ottawa County SeniorAdvisory Board and shewas inducted into the Ot-tawa County Senior Hallof Fame. Prior to comingto the area she volunteeredat the Montessori School inCleveland Heights as wellas in the Cleveland HeightsSchool System. She servedon many committees of theLakeside United Method-ist Church, where she wasa member for many years,and especially enjoyed hertime on the Library and theHome Missions Board.One of her proudestachievements was as an“old woman” she developedan EBay business where shesold vintage postcards.Our mom is survived by her children who were par-amount in her life: Cindy,Steven, Andrew, Eve, Sarah,Katie and Chip, her grand-children: Sarah, Scott, Tim,Robert, Sam, Gordon, Mi-chael, Phoebe, Amy, Clare,Erica, Eric, Jessica, Emily,Emma Rose, Henry andgreat-grandchildren: Jen-nifer and Andrew, all dearto her heart. Her happiesthours were spent with herfamily and memories of games played together andstories shared. Her sister,Kathleen K. Martin, sur-vives her as do her neph-ews. Her brother, James R.King, predeceased her asdid her parents. In lieu of owers, if you choose tohonor her memory, pleaseconsider the Humane So-ciety of Ottawa County,where she adopted her be-loved cat, Savannah…who,of course, does not know she is a cat, Stein Hospicefor their kindness andcompassion or Marble-head Peninsula Lions ClubScholarship Fund.Memorial services willbe held at 11 a.m. Satur-day, Oct. 26, at LakesideUnited Methodist Church.where the family will greetfriends in the parlor from9:30 a.m. until the time of the service. Private burialservices will be held inSackett Cemetery follow-ing the service. Neidecker,LeVeck& Crosser FuneralHome, Peninsula Chapel,Lakeside-Marblehead, ishandling arrangements.On line condolences may be shared with the family at www.neideckerleveck-crosser.com.
Charles M.“Chuck” Zivkovic
Nov. 15, 1948-Oct. 1, 2013
Charles M. Zivkovic, 64,of Port Clinton, passedaway after a long illness,Tuesday, at Stein HospiceCare Center, Sandusky,surrounded by his lovingfamily. He was born onNov. 15, 1948, in Cleve-land, the son of Charlesand Dorothy (Whitty)Zivkovic.Visitation was Saturday,Oct. 5, at the Gerner-Wolf-Walker Funeral Home &Crematory, Port Clinton,followed by the funeral ser-vice. Interment was in Ca-tawba Island Cemetery.Online condolences may be shared with the family atwww.walkerfuneralhomes.com.
Lucille “Lucy” A. Zunk,82, of Oak Harbor, diedWednesday morning, Oct.2, at Riverview HealthcareCampus in Oak Harbor.Visitation for Lucy was,Friday, Oct. 4, at the Rob-inson-Walker FuneralHome & Crematory, 165E. Water St., Oak Harbor.The funeral service wasconducted Saturday, Oct.5, at St. Paul’s LutheranChurch, 9789 W. Oak Har-bor SE Rd., Oak Harbor,burial followed in Oak-wood Cemetery, BrownRd. in Oregon. A bereave-ment gathering was held atSt. Paul’s Lutheran Churchafter committal services atthe cemetery. Online con-dolences may be sharedwith the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.