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2013 Nov 17 Weekly Updates






Port Carlos Weekly Updates

The goal of the weekly updates is to get Port Carolos Cove information out on a timely basis and in one place. If everyone will help me with notices and upcoming events, we will try and get this out every weekend for the next week. This information will also be posted on

Special Notices:
Men’s Club will decorate park on Monday after its 9 am meeting
Water will be shut off Tuesday Mov 19 from 9 am – 3 PM- Boil Your water for next 48 hrs.
Office will be closed from Nov 18 through Nov 22

Thanksgiving is a week from Thursday Nov 28 @ 12:30 PM –Dinner at 1 PM Sign up in Kitchen in the Clubhouse. Bring a dish to pass, beverage, plates, and silverware. Questions Call Mary Gumm 765-1969

Please pass this schedule on to your neighbors. If you would like this emailed to you weekly, please get me your email. Send to (Duane Hoversten) or send text to 320-282-1677. If you see errors or additions, get them to Duane and he will get it corrected right away.


Office Closed

9 AM Mens Club at the Club HouseMens club will decorate
park for Christmas after their meeting.
9:10 am
Water Aerobics with Roland Zepp
10 am Golf at Cross Creek Golf Course
1 PM Play Day at the Club House

Office Closed
9 am – 3 PM Water will be shut off . Boil your water for the next 48 hours

9:10 am Water Aerobics with Roland Zepp
4 PM Happy Hour at the Club House

Office Closed

9:10 am Water Aerobics with Roland Zepp
12:50 Golf at Shell Point
7 PM Euchre/Hand & Foot at the Club House

Office Closed
9:10 am Water Aerobics with Roland Zepp
Golf at ??????
4 PM Happy Hour at Big Game

Office Closed
9:10 am Water Aerobics with Roland Zepp
10 am Golf at Myerlee Golf Course


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Al Matters Passed away this Week

Al Matters_bWe were informed that Al Matters passed away this week,  We will post more details and the funeral arrangements as we hear them


Eldon “Al” L. Matter, age 79, of Castalia, died Friday night, July 26, at his residence. He was born August 24, 1933, in Sandusky, to Ernest and Leona (Hackenburg) Matter, and was a 1952 graduate of Sandusky High School.

He joined the U. S. Army in 1954, proudly serving until being honorably discharged in 1956. He was employed by New Departure Hyatt for 41 years, retiring in 1993, and was the Leader of the Sheet Metal Workers for many years. Al was a member of St. Stephen United Church of Christ, Sandusky Amvets, Sandusky American Legion, Kelleys Island VFW, Fort Myers Beach Moose Club, and a longtime member of the Sandusky Power Squadron, serving as Rendezvous Chairman for many years.

Al most enjoyed spending time with his family and friends at the boathouse, going to Fort Myers Beach in the winter, and a good joke. He was an avid boater, hunter, and fisherman. Al will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 58 years, Nancy (Maley) Matter, whom he married December 23, 1954; son Steve Matter of Sandusky; daughter Deb “Susie” Scott and special son-in-law Terry Scott of Sandusky; granddaughters Tami Scott of Sandusky, and Traci (Brad) Beaverson of Bradner, OH; great granddaughter Riley Beaverson, and expected great granddaughter, Skylar Beaverson; sister Janice (Richard) Halishak of Seven Hills, OH; as well as a host of nieces and nephews, other relatives and good friends. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers Lowell (in infancy), Walter, Millard, Russell, Harold, and Myron Matter; and sister Joanne Streidl.

Friends may call from 5-8 pm Tuesday, July 30, in the Ransom Funeral Home, 610 S. Washington St., Castalia, where services will be held at 10:00 am Wednesday, July 31, with the Rev. Jerald Fenske officiating. Entombment will be in Meadow Green Memorial Park, with the American Legion Post 83 conducting military honors.

In lieu of flowers, the family politely requests memorials be made to Stein Hospice Service, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870, Margaretta Township Fire and Rescue, 113 South Ave., Castalia, OH 44824, or a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

Obituary for Mrs. Carolyn Elizabeth Hartman

Obituary for Mrs. Carolyn Elizabeth Hartman

 Carolyn Elizabeth Hartman, 72 years of age, of Fort Myers Beach, Florida passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013 at Health Park Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida. Mrs. Hartman was born in Oakland, California on June 27, 1940, a daughter of the late Lawrence V. Wegner and Leah Edwards Wegner. Carolyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and sister. She was a very caring and devoted person always looking out for friends and always ready to help others. She was extremely talented and could fix most anything. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting, especially making things for the Neo Natal Unit at HealthPark Hospital. She was a member of the Red Hatters of Lee County. She enjoyed bowling. She leaves to cherish her memories, her loving husband of 48 years, Robert A. Hartman of Fort Myers Beach, FL; her children, Michael (Judy) Hartman of Sturgis, MI, Robin (Gary) Garramone of Punta Gorda, FL, Steven (Penny) Hartman of Colon, MI, David (Teri) Hartman of Ft. Myers Beach, FL, Patty (Eric) Weeks of Norwalk, OH, Jolee (Scott) Cebull of Norwalk, OH and Robert V. (Tina) Hartman of Waterford, MI; her grandchildren, Brandon, Kerri, Shane, Keith, Kasey, Rachel, Leah, Amy, Rebecca, Nehemiah, Reno, Angie, Candy, Adam, Nicholas, Randee, Abby, Libby and Joshua; 24 great-grandchildren; her siblings, Marilyn Sitterblad, Claude Lieneke, George Lieneke, Steve Wegner and Larry Wegner. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later by the family. Online condolences may be made to the family at The family is being assisted by Fort Myers Memorial Gardens Funeral Home, 1589 Colonial Blvd., Fort Myers, Florida 33907, 239-936-0555