OBITUARY: Jacqueline Towell

Jacqueline Lesley Towell passed away on May 13, 2017 in St. Petersburg, Florida. A British citizen, Jackie was born in Wuhu, China on June 12, 1933 to Lesley and Olive Honnor. In early 1941 the family fled to Australia from China during the Sino-Japanese war. In November 1941 her father was posted to Manila in […]

OBITUARY: Delorese “Dee” Wheeler

Delorese ‘Dee’ Green Wheeler, 75, of Boca Grande, Florida, passed away peacefully Friday, May 12, 2017. Dee was born August 30, 1941 in Sarasota, the daughter of Lewis and Martha Shirling. She graduated from Venice High School and received an AA degree from St. Petersburg Community College. Married in 1964, she was a loving, devoted […]

Obituary: Lucy Stanton

Lucy Stanton, 96, of Boca Grande, died on May 2, 2017. She was born Lucy Jane Keeler in Evanston, Illinois, and was the daughter of Lucy Derwent and Edwin R. Keeler, who was later president of the Rockford Lumber and Fuel Company. Lucy grew up in Winnetka, Illinois and attended the Shipley School and Pine […]

Obituary: Don E. Miller

Don E. Miller, M.D., 87, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He was born in Spencerville, Ohio, the son of the late Arthur and Fern Miller. Don graduated from Spencerville High School, class of 1948. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1952 and was […]

Obituary: William Martin

William “Bill” Martin, 83, of Boca Grande and Charlevoix, Mich., passed away peacefully surrounded by his family at his home on Monday, April 10, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth “Jeanne,” brother Robert Martin of Flushing and Charlevoix, Mich. and sister Carol (Mike) Snyder of Flushing, Mich. William was an […]

OBITUARY: Michael T. Jaekels M.D.

Michael (“Doc”) T. Jaekels, M.D., who helped bring thousands of babies into this world as a career obstetrician and gynecologist, passed on February 15, 2017, at the age of 86. He was a resident of Elkhart Lake and Shorewood, Wis., former resident of Boca Grande and Fox Point, Wis. He was the loving husband of […]

OBITUARY: Blair Elizabeth Chapin

Blair Elizabeth Chapin of Orlando died peacefully surrounded by her parents, Susan and Roger Chapin, her younger sister Grey (13) and her beloved standard poodle Henri on April 4, 2017. A funny and loving child with a smile that could light up a room and a laugh that was contagious, Blair never met a stranger. […]

Memorial service for William Hanley

A memorial service for William Andrew Hanley Jr. will be held on Saturday, April 8 at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church at noon. Mr. Hanley passed away on February 6, 2017.

OBITUARY: Patricia Maxcy Wilson

Patricia Maxcy Wilson, 90, of Lake Wales, Florida, died unexpectedly on Sunday morning, March 19, 2017 at her home in Mountain Lake. She was fortunate to enjoy excellent health and maintain an active lifestyle until her last day, as anyone who knew her would attest. Patricia was born at home on December 18, 1926 in […]

OBITUARY: Dr. Curtis Frank Ahrens

Curtis Frank Ahrens M.D., 99, of Duluth, Iron River, and Boca Grande, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017. “Curt” or “Doc,” as he was known to many, was born in Minneapolis on February 17, 1918 to Walter and Amollia Ahrens. He came to Duluth to work at St. Luke’s Hospital and went on to become head […]