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Obituaries and Death Notices

Elizabeth Bennet
Port Clinton, Dec 9 - Elizabeth Bennet, 38, of Lakeside, is dead, death having occurred at the Pool hospital here, where she has been a patient the last eight weeks. [
Cleveland Plain Dealer, Dec 10, 1916]

Sarah Berley
Port Clinton, Aug 15 - Mrs. Sarah Berley, 65, is dead at Oak Harbor.
[Cleveland Plain Dealer, Aug 16, 1917]

Emery Guhn

OAK HARBOR, O., July 16 - Emery Guhn, 78, a native of Ottawa County, died yesterday in a Toledo hospital. A retired farmer, he is survived by a brother, William, Fremont and sisters, Mrs. Viola Hodgkinson, Fremont, and Mrs. Cora Duerr, Chicago. Burial in the Roose Cemetery.
[THE BLADE: TOLEDO, OHIO, 16 July 1964 - Sub by Kate Watson]

Henry W. Hemminger
Skull Injuries Fatal To Resident of Oak Harbor
OAK HARBOR, O., Aug. 24, A 73-year old Oak Harbor man died in Magruder Hospital, Port Clinton, Saturday night of injuries received in a fall down a flight of stairs at the Knights of Columbus Hall here.
The victim, Henry W. Hemminger, former owner of the Hemminger Marine Sales died of a fractured skull, according to Dr. C. R. Wood, Ottawa County coroner. The death was ruled accidental.
Sheriff's deputies said Mr. Hemminger was attending a wedding reception at the hall when he slipped and fell.
A lifelong resident of Oak Harbor, he was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife, Cora; a son, Donald H., Oak Harbor; daughters, Mrs. Donald Jeschke and Mrs. Ralph Aber, both of El Paso, Tex.; a brother, George, Oak Harbor, nine grandchildren, one great-grandchild.
Services will be at 3 pm Wednesday in the church with burial in Union Cemetery. The body is in Robinson Mortuary.
[The Blade, Toledo, Ohio - August 24, 1964]

Henry Konker
Port Clinton, Aug 18 - Henry Konker, 66, retired farmer, is dead at his home here. The funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon from St. John's Lutheran church.
[Plain Dealer, Aug 19, 1918]

Dr. J. B. Luckey
Died - August 6th 1878, Dr. J. B. Luckey, of Elmore, O., and who was connected or acquainted with the Kenton scandal of Miss Bletz.
[Marion Daily Star, Aug 8, 1878]

Pvt. Suigi Manani
Port Clinton, Oct 18 - Private Suigi Manani, 23, of the Provisional battalion died of pneumonia at the Camp Perry hospital this afternoon.
[Plain Dealer, Oct 19, 1918]

Mrs. William Martin
Port Clinton, Aug 25 - The funeral of Mrs. William Martin, 48, who died in Toledo, will be held at Elmore tomorrow. Mrs. Martin was a former resident of Port Clinton.
[Plain Dealer, Aug 28, 1917]

David R. McRitchie
Port Clinton, O., July 16 - Former Judge David R. McRitchie, 86, died at his home here today. He served six years as clerk of courts and two terms as probate judge of Ottawa county and took a prominent part in Democratic political activities. For twenty-five years he was a member of the Port Clinton board of education.
Born in Scotland, McRitchie came to Port Clinton when eight months old. his widow and seven children survive.
[Plain Dealer, July 17, 1922]

Helen Edna Nissen
Port Clinton, Aug 28 - Helen Edna, six-month-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Nissen, died Friday after a short illness. The funeral was held today.
[Lima Morning News, Aug 29, 1909]

George H. Pope
Port Clinton, Dec 19 - George H. Pope, 55 years old, who had been a lighthouse keeper for the government at various Great Lake ports for the last thirty years, died here today. [
Duluth News- Tribune, Dec 20, 1911]

Andrew Throne
Andrew Throne, 81 a resident of Rt. Ewington, died at 7:15 p.m. Thursday in Holzer Medical Center following an extended Illness.
He was a retired civil service employee of the U.S. Government.
Mr. Throne was born July 10, 1898, in Germany, son of the late Andrew and Elizabeth Young Throne. He is survived by his wife, Polly Caffins Curry Throne, whom he married Aug. 20, 1970 in Monroe, Mich. Survivors include two sons and three daughter by a previous marriage: Raymond Throne, Oak Harbor, Ohio; Harold Throne, Sandusky, Ohio; Mrs. Helen Harnad, Florida: Mrs. Sophie Jones, Mrs. Mildred Williams of Dallas, Texas. Four steps-sons and two step-daughters survive: William Curry, Rt.1, Ewington; Claude and Tony Curry, Port Clinton; Jack Curry, Pomeroy; Mrs. Zelma Brock, Port Clinton; Mrs. Marie Wilson, Pomona, Calif.; thirty-one grand and 11 great-grandchildren survive.
He was a member of the Vinton Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Sunday at the McCoy-Moore Funeral Home in Vinton with Rev. Jerry Neal officiating. Burial will be in Vinton Memorial Park.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from 3-5 and 7-9 p.m.
[Gallipolis Daily Tribune, Dec 14, 1979 - KT - sub by FoFG]


A woman at Genoa, Ottawa county; Ohio, got drunk on the 14 inst., and started for home a little out of the village. Overcome by the liquor, she fell down, and was found dead - frozen to death - the next morning.
[From the Cincinnati Daily Gazette, Mar. 29, 1867]


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