Obituaries


OBITUARY: Blair Elizabeth Chapin

April 7, 2017
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…

Memorial service for William Hanley

March 24, 2017
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

March 24, 2017
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 acti…

OBITUARY: Dr. Curtis Frank Ahrens

March 24, 2017
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 W…

Obituary: Lawrence Askew Warner

March 10, 2017
Lawrence Askew Warner of Boca Grande passed away on March 5, 2017.      Larry Warner was born on September 30, 1933, the first of three sons born to Mabel Askew and Lawrence Glover Warner in Vicksb…

Obituary: Memorial service for William D. Rader

February 17, 2017
A memorial service for William Donald Rader will be held on Saturday, March 4 at the Boca Bay Pass Club Powerhouse, located at 801 Gulf Blvd. in Boca Grande.      Mr. Rader passed away at the age o…

Obituary: William A. Hanley Jr.

February 10, 2017
William Andrew Hanley, Jr., known to all as Will, died peacefully at his home in Boca Grande in the early hours of February 6, 2017. Cotton, his loving wife of 42 years, his daughter Bobsey Fansler…

Obituary: Doris Jean Bishop

February 10, 2017
Doris Jean Zintek Bishop, 86, of Boca Grande passed away at her home on February 2, 2017. Doris was born in West Allis, Wisconsin on September 7, 1930 to Dr. Sylvester and Pearl Zintek. She spent h…

Obituary: Barbara Anne Benisek

January 27, 2017
Barbara Anne Benisek, 85, passed away on January 19, 2017.      Formerly of Grand Rapids and Ada, Michigan, Barbara resided in Frankfort, Michigan and spent winters in Boca Grande. She passed away …

Obituary: Creighton L. Sherman

January 27, 2017
Creighton L. Sherman, 90, of Marshall, Mich. (formerly of Boca Grande) passed away on Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017.      He was born on January 31, 1926. Mr.Sherman was the first executive director of the…