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Michael Malczewski

Nov 11, 1985 - Dec 05, 2023

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Port Clinton, OH

Michael Anthony Malczewski, aged 38, fondly known as "Zoo" or "Ski" to most, tragically passed on November 30th, 2023. Michael was born on November 11th, 1985 to Cynthia (Martinez) Neptune and Ralph "Tony" Malczewski. Michael was also cared for like a son by Charles "Chuck" Neptune from the time he was two. Michael graduated from Springfield High School in 2003 and soon after joined the United States Air Force. He was medically retired in 2019 from Dover Air Force Base as an E6 Technical Sergean...Read More

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Steve Stams

Jan 18, 1964 - Feb 19, 2024

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Port Clinton, OH

Sunlight is now dimmer with the passing of Steve Stams. Known to be a fun-loving, confident, fearless hellion. He was a father, son, brother and uncle. He often said his greatest role was being a dad to his son, Mikol, his pride and joy. Steve passed away suddenly Feb. 19th in Port Clinton, Ohio. He was born Jan. 18th 1964 in Akron, Ohio to Georgia and the late Frank Stams. Steve grew up in Cuyahoga Falls attending St. Joseph Grade School, St. Vincent-St. Mary High School and graduated from the University of Akron. Possessing a winning can-do personality; made it possible for Steve to succeed in many areas. Be it the poise of a quarterback or the patience of a fisherman. Taking things apart was his hobby, not putting them back together was his habit. The only disappointment he ever gave was leaving us too soon. Often we ask for God's blessings unaware of what we've been given or what we have. Steve you were our blessing and our love. He was never looking for the station, only the joy of the journey. Steven was preceded in death by his father; Frank. He is survived by his son; Mikol, mother; Georgia, sister; Kathryn, brother; Frank (Mari), Niece; Rhiannon, nephew; Mason, aunt; Juanita Englehart, cousins; Keri and Artie Englehart, and uncle Joe Mason. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place Monday February 26, 2024 at 11:00 am at St. Vincent Parish located at 164 W. Market St. Akron, OH 44303 where the family will receive friends an hour prior to service. Give someone you love a hug today.

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Kanita Marie Tackett

Jul 11, 1980 - Feb 25, 2024

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Port Clinton, OH

Kanita Marie Tackett, age 43 of Hamersville, Ohio passed away unexpectedly Sunday, February 25, 2024 at the Magruder Hospital in Port Clinton, Ohio. She was born July 11, 1980 at the Brown County General Hospital in Georgetown, Ohio the daughter of Danny Roy and Phyllis Ann (Winkle) Colliver. Kanita was born the day before her mother’s birthday and Phyllis said she would always be a birthday gift that could not be topped. Her three big brothers, Nick, Kelly and Billy would call her the “Spoiled Child” and “Daddy’s Girl” and she had no problem being a small town girl. She attended Hamersville Elementary and Middle School and graduated in 1998 from Western Brown High School. Kanita became a registered medical assistant and began her career in 2000 at the Brown County General Hospital where she met the love of her life, Chris Tackett, even though she said he was not her type. They were married July 20, 2002 and when a husband and wife get a high over going to Goodwill, you know they are soulmates. To this union came two children, Jackson and Dani Tackett who Kanita named after her Daddy. Everyone said Dani was “Little Kanita” and one day that will mean the world to her. Jackson said he would feel his mama’s arms forever when he heard the song by Lynard Skynyrd “Simple Man” because that’s what she wanted for him. In 2010, after the hospital closed, Kanita started working for Health Source in Mt.Orab, Ohio where so many wonderful doctors and employees became close friends over the past 14 years. She was a member of the Mt. Nebo Global Methodist Church near Hamersville, Ohio and adored her church family. She was loved by everyone she met and will forever leave a lasting impression. Kanita was preceded in death by her father – Danny in 2022, grandparents – Rev. Roy and Helen Colliver and Betty Winkle and two aunts –Diana Frazier and Deborah Winkle. Mrs. Tackett is survived by her loving husband of nearly 22 years – Chris Tackett; one son – Jackson Tackett (Haylee Steele); one daughter – Dani Ann Marie Tackett; her fur baby – Blu; mother – Phyllis Colliver of Hamersville, Ohio; father and mother-in-law – Kenny and Donna Tackett of Wheelersburg, Ohio; three brothers – Nick (Julie) Colliver of Hillsboro, Ohio, Kelly (Christy) Colliver of Georgetown, Ohio and Billy (Debbie) Colliver of Mt.Orab, Ohio; two sisters-in-law – Lori Smith and Terina Tackett both of Wheelersburg, Ohio; maternal grandfather – Samuel Winkle of Georgetown, Ohio; nine nieces and nephews – Alexis (Zac) Snider, Blake (Lexi) Colliver, Kelsey (Brad) Barger, Ethan Colliver, Dakota Colliver (Mariah Kinman), Ariel (Alex) Smith, Seth Colliver, Kylie (Austin) Smith and Dylan White; eight great nieces and nephews – Corrine, Fallon and Finnic Snider, Maddox, Mya and Braelynn Barger and Braxton and Emersyn Smith and a host of wonderful aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Saturday, March 2, 2024 at the Mt. Nebo Global Methodist Church, 11693 State Route 774, Bethel, Ohio 45106. Pastor Mike Starkey will officiate. Visitation will be from 11:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. at the church. The Cahall Funeral Home in Georgetown, Ohio is serving the family. If desired, memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Nebo Global Methodist Church, 11693 State Route 774, Bethel, Ohio 45106. To to the family or in memory of Kanita Marie (Colliver) Tackett, please

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Edward John Sundermeier

Jun 22, 1945 - Feb 26, 2024

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Port Clinton, OH

Edward John Sundermeier age 78 of Port Clinton and formerly of Toledo passed away on February 26, 2024. Edward was born on June 22, 1945. He was a 1963 graduate of Lake High School where he played basketball, football, ran track, and made many lifelong friends. Ed retired as a truck driver and barber. He loved Ohio State and the Cleveland Browns. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing softball and competing in pool leagues. Ed enjoyed taking people fishing on his boat to Put-In-Bay and Kelley’s Island. He loved cutting hair for all his friends and family as they were a captive audience while he told his stories. Later on in life, he enjoyed hand-carving walking sticks for the elderly. Ed was the kind of person who enjoyed helping anyone with anything they needed. He was a salty sailor who was loved by all and will be highly missed. Ed is survived by his children Charles (Dionne Cadiente-Laiti Blattner) Blattner, Jason (Audi Berg) Sundermeier, Gwendolyn (Robert) Lusardi, Brendt (Lisa) Sundermeier; grandchildren Alyssa, Keirstyn, Phillip, Sophia, Marcedes (Matt), Boston, Tiffany, Scott (India), and Nicole (Dillon); great-grandchildren Theo, Charlie, Ben, Gus, Clayton, and Mila; siblings Pamela Schneider, Linda (Gordon) Hanthorn, Diane (Tom) Mahas, and Michelle (Tim) Harrington; close cousin Christina Rehm; lifelong friends Ken and Judy Mason, Dale and Joan Stiles, Pat and Val Lutman, Randy Fowler, Doug Ramsey, Anne Bartsch and his first wife Stephanie Sundermeier. He was preceded in death by his father Mike Sundermeier, mother Pat Sundermeier, father Robert Miles, and Aunt Helen May Rocha. Friends are invited to Freck Funeral Chapel 1155 S Wynn Rd in Oregon, Ohio for a memorial gathering on March 6, 2024 from 5 until 7 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. A private burial will be held at Lake Township Cemetery. Contributions are appreciated to the Toledo Humane Society.

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Gail (Honisko) Wymer

Mar 04, 1946 - Feb 23, 2024

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Port Clinton, OH

Gail (Honisko) Wymer died peacefully on February 23, 2024, at the age of 77. Born to her parents Kenneth and Leila (Cutcher) Seymour on March 4, 1946, she grew up in the Toledo area and attended Macomber High School and was a parishioner at St. Clement Catholic Church.Cooking and baking was a central part of Gail’s life both at home and professionally. She prided herself on cooking for Maria Child Care as well as Flower Hospital. At home she made so many amazing foods ranging from Hungarian Chicken Poperkosh to many tasty baked goods. She enjoyed bike rides through the metro parks, and crafting which included sewing, ceramics, & scrapbooking.Nothing topped her love of family, her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, except for the special place in her heart that was reserved for her favorite doggy Boogie. He was her true baby.Left to cherish her memory, husband, Earnest Wymer; children, Leanne Crosby, Steve Honisko, Corrie Kreger; grandchildren, Elizabeth Vandegrift, Danielle (Craig) Crosby, Jerry Beaudo, Jessica (Kevin) Dixon, Ashley Beaudo, Stephenie (Devon) Miller, Jacob (Lakin) Kreger, Abigail Honisko, Katie Kreger, Kayla Kreger, Lucas Honisko, Kasey Kreger; many great grandchildren; siblings Patricia Williams, John Seymour, and David Seymour.Preceding her in death, husband of nearly 50 years, Don Honisko; son, Greg Crosby, sister, Cheryl Sibley; and her precious pup Boogie.The family would like to extend its gratitude to Hospice of Northwest Ohio for their continued care and support.A visitation will be held on Saturday, March 2, from 11 am - 12 pm at Walker Funeral Home (5155 W. Sylvania Ave) with a memorial service beginning at noon.

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David Richard Oleneck

Nov 03, 1940 - Feb 22, 2024

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Port Clinton, OH

David Richard Oleneck age 83 of Port Clinton and formerly of Toledo passed away February 22, 2024 at Stein Hospice. David was born to Edward and Grace Oleneck in Swanton, Ohio on November 3, 1940. He graduated from Whitmer High School and studied Liberal Arts at the University of Toledo. David served our country in the U.S. Army. After returning home he began his apprenticeship with the Local 50 Pipefitters retiring in 2001 and recently earning his 55+ pin. He retired to Port Clinton to fish and enjoyed gardening, an interest he developed working in his family’s greenhouses as a young man. David loved to travel all over the country, especially on his motorcycle. David is survived by his wife of 43 years Derri; children Amy and Brad and their extended families; sisters Becky, Judy, and Roxanne and many friends from Port Clinton and Northwest Ohio. He was preceded in death by his son Brent and his parents. A visitation will be held at Freck Funeral Chapel 1155 S Wynn Rd in Oregon on Monday, February 26, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Burial will follow at Restlawn Memorial Park. Memorial contributions are appreciated to the Wounded Warriors Project.

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Douglas Campbell Simmons

Nov 07, 1957 - Feb 22, 2024

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Port Clinton, OH

Douglas Campbell Simmons, surrounded by his loving family, passed away unexpectedly on February 22, 2024. He was born on November 7, 1957, to his parents Brent and Linda (Pankiw) Simmons in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. An adventurous traveler of the world, Doug had many passions, including cooking gourmet food, astronomy, antiquing, and meeting new people. He never met a stranger and had a gift of storytelling that kept listeners hanging on every word, and his stories grew larger with each retelling. He retired from a successful career as a salesperson in the automotive industry.He met his wife Dawn at the University of Houston in 1975, and they enjoyed over 44 years of marriage together. They were everything to each other. Being a family man, Doug was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, and uncle.Left to cherish his memory are: his wife, Dawn (Posey) Simmons; children, Brent (Courtney) Simmons, Brian (Brandi) Simmons; grandchildren, Molly, Miriam, Margaret, Mabel; mother, Linda Simmons; siblings, Bruce (Kelly) Simmons, Carol (Jeff) Carr; sister-in-law, Deb Harkins; nieces and nephews, Jason (Kerri) Goetzman, Lisa Goetzman, Jill (Jason) Almai, Mark Simmons, AmyCarr, Allison Carr; great niece Violet; and great nephew Caiden.A memorial service will be held at Holland Free Methodist Church (6605 Angola Road, Holland, OH 43528) on March 1, 2024 from 4PM – 8PM.In lieu of flowers, donations to the American Cancer Society in Doug’s honor would help carry on his legacy.

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Ruth Ann (Bell) Anderson

Jan 31, 1945 - Feb 18, 2024

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Port Clinton, OH

Ruth Ann (Bell) Anderson passed away peacefully at the age of 79 on February 18, 2024. Ruth Ann was born on 31 January 1945 in Cheyenne, Wyoming.Ruth Ann was an 11-year member of 4-H; her specialty was clothing. In 1962, she was a national 4-H club winner and was awarded a college scholarship presented by Coats and Clark.Ruth Ann graduated from Cheyenne East High School in 1963 and attended Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska, from 1963 to 1965. It was while she was a student at Hastings College that she met her husband, Gary Anderson. They were married in Cheyenne, Wyoming on 13 June 1965. Ruth Ann made her own wedding dress with silk Gary purchased at the Tokyo Olympic Games in 1964.Gary and Ruth Ann moved to San Anselmo, California, where Gary was enrolled as a postgraduate student. Gary’s subsequent professional career moves led to residences in Munich, Germany; Axtell NE, McCook NE, Alexandria VA, Colorado Springs CO, Peachtree City GA and Ottawa County OH. Gary and Ruth Ann traveled extensively throughout Gary’s remarkable career as an Olympic Gold Medal Winner and subsequently as an International Shooting Sport Federation Vice President. Their travels took them to Canada, Mexico, Germany (also the DDR), Spain, Portugal, Italy, Austria, the Czech Republic, South Korea, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Australia, Russia, Switzerland, Great Britain, The Maldives, Kuwait, Spain, Cyprus, Italy, and Brazil, among other countries.Ruth Ann was an active member for many years in Lutheran Churches in Virginia, Colorado, Georgia and Ohio.In 2016, Ruth Ann wrote a collection of 34 stories that followed Gary’s Olympic dream from a Nebraska farm to Olympic Gold in Tokyo 1964 and Mexico City 1968. She titled the collection “Inside the Bullseye,” which first appeared as a blog (http://ruthiestales.blogspot.com) that later transitioned into a book.Ruth Ann loved life, and enthusiastically brightened the lives of those around her. Her favorites included classical organ music, bells, butterflies and hummingbirds. She was especially fond of peonies, lilacs, and pansies. She enjoyed handwork, especially embroidery. She and Gary raised a large garden every year and shared excess produce with neighbors and the local food pantry.Ruth Ann had a keen interest in Katie Luther, a former nun who became the wife of Martin Luther, the Reformer. She researched and prepared a presentation on Katie’s life. She titled it “Katarina von Bora Luther, Herr Kätie, Morning Star of Wittenberg” and gave the presentation several times.Ruth Ann is survived by her husband of 58 years, Gary; daughter, Kirsten Georgi (Ken); son, Erik Anderson (Zac Snell); grandson, Max Georgi; granddaughter Annaliese Georgi, as well as her sister, Barbara Patterson and nieces Lynn Becker and Lori Cook (Alex), sister-in-law, Karen Hulce (Marty), and niece Jill Reynolds (Andrew). She was preceded in death by her father, Virgil Bell; mother, Helen Curtin Bell; nephew Barry Schmeichel; and brother-in-law, Harold Patterson.A memorial service and celebration of life will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2024, at Grace Lutheran Church, 19225 W. Witty Rd., Elmore Ohio, with one hour of visitation prior at the church. Pastor Jaci Tiell will officiate. Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 165 E. Water St., Oak Harbor, Ohio is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at www.walkerfuneralhomes.com.In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to:Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church19225 Witty Rd, Elmore, OH 43416Christy’s Corner Cafe (a coffee shop employing and supporting teenagers and adults with special needs)368 Rice St, Elmore, OH 43416https://secure.givelively.org/donate/engaging-opportunities-foundation/changing-lives-in-northwest-ohioOak Harbor Public Library147 W Main St, Oak Harbor, OH 43449

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Ronald R. Teague

Jun 07, 1945 - Feb 16, 2024

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Port Clinton, OH

Ronald R. TeagueJune 7, 1945 – February 16, 2024Ronald R. Teague died at his home on February 16, 2024, at the age of 78. Ron was an avid fisherman who also loved playing cards while enjoying his Jack and diet tall with a slice of lime. His greatest joy in life was his family. He and his wife of 56 years enjoyed many travels together after raising their family. In his free time, Ron enjoyed cheering on the Buckeyes and the Rockets. He loved music, card games, mind-sharpening puzzles and playing the slots.Once the grandchildren arrived, Ron and Marylea opened the door to many family travel adventures including a yearly trek to North Myrtle Beach. Ron's quick wit often brought the kids to tears with laughter. Ron enjoyed coaching his kids and grandkid's athletics, but he always found time to attend every event. His postgame review with the grands frequently highlighted the positives and areas that needed improvement! With “Gramps” you always knew how he felt.Ron is survived by the love of his life, Marylea; children, Amy (David) Topoleski, Douglas (Amy Demick) Teague, Alison (Matthew) Earl, David Teague; grandchildren, Jordan, Maya and Jackson Topoleski, Parker, Teylor, Hunter and Ryder Teague, Madison, Nolan and Ashlea Earl, Ian Teague, Brecken, Asia, Taijen, Titan, Jaxton, Canon and Ryszik Teague; special family friend, Amber; three brothers; and his beloved puppy Eddie who brought Ron so much joy.A private celebration of Ron’s life will occur at a later date. In lieu of flowers please consider a contribution to Unruly Arts.org.

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Brittany Nicole Walton

Apr 07, 1991 - Feb 14, 2024

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Port Clinton, OH

Brittany Nicole Walton, 32, residing in Port Clinton, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday morning, February 14, 2024 at her residence.Brittany was born on April 7, 1991 in Sandusky, OH. She was a die hard Minnesota Vikings fan, loved playing Fortnite, and enjoyed spending time with friends and family.Brittany is survived by her parents, David Walton and Aprel Martin; fiancée, Michael "Mike" Pletcher; sons, Dakota and Mason Walton; sister, Charadi (Akers) Rosenberger; brothers, Tyler (Callie) Dillery, Sean (Kayla) Taylor, David Walton, Christopher Thompson and Jeremy Walton; god-sister, Kelsi (Robert) Hellman; grandmother, Sharon Lawson; and several loving nieces, nephews, and other relatives.Brittany is preceded in death by her grandfather, Russell Corbin and niece, Amaraya Dillery.Friends may call on Tuesday, February 20, 2024 from 4:00 pm until the time of funeral services at 6:00 pm at Groff Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, OH.Condolences may be shared online at www.grofffuneralhomes.com.

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Michael Lee Rose

Feb 13, 1952 - Feb 06, 2024

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Port Clinton, OH

Michael Lee Rose, age 71, passed away on February 6, 2024. Michael was born on February 13, 1952 to parents Ulysses Grant Rose II and Dorothy (Briggs) Rose. He grew up in Kalida on a farm and later joined the Marine Corps.Following Michael’s military service, he moved to California and spent time hang-gliding. This was an enduring hobby for Michael and he would often share stories of the time he spent there. In 1991 he married Teresa Donley, and the two spent 24 years together until her passing in 2013. Together they raised four children.Michael worked for Chrysler for 25 years and was proud of his work. His favorite position at Chrysler was as a job setter, as he knew enough about all the different tasks to go wherever he was needed. Michael also loved riding his ’96 Harley Sportster.Michael is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Teresa (Donley) Rose; and siblings, Tammy Tschuor, Dave Rose, and Ulysses Grant Rose III. He is survived by his children, Cyria Rose, Sharla Rose, Samantha Lee Rose, Michael Rose Jr., Holly Shepherd, Trista Rose, and Annie Rose; and his siblings, Danny Rose, Jeany Rose, and Judy Rose.

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