Obituaries


Obituary: Darrell Polk

March 30, 2015
Darrell Darwin Polk, 84, born July 8, 1930 to William S. Polk and Matilda Kersey Polk, passed away March 23, 2015. He was born and raised in Boca Grande, and attended and graduated from Boca Grand…

Obituary: Jack Lyons

March 13, 2015
Jack Lyons, a native New Yorker and resident of Boca Grande for more than 20 years, died suddenly on Feb. 27, 2015 while on a boat trip with fellow BIPS volunteers to Don Pedro Island. His wife, B…

Obituary: Natalie Stevens Rogers

March 13, 2015
Natalie Stevens Rogers passed away on February 28 in Salisbury, NC. A regular visitor to Boca Grande for a couple of months each winter from 1995 to 2002, she was a loving wife, a devoted mother a…

Obituary: Philip Edward Shanley

March 13, 2015
Philip Edward Shanley, 61, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of February 20, 2015 after a five year battle with cancer. Phil was a much loved husband, dad, son, brother, and friend…

Obituary: Don L. Krabill

March 13, 2015
Don L. Krabill, 70, of Elkhart, entered eternal life Sunday, Nov. 2, at Elkhart General Hospital after a courageous battle with cancer. Don was born March 25, 1944, to the late Maurice and Verdell…

Obituary: Frank W. Moseley

March 13, 2015
Frank W. Moseley, 57, died Mar. 5, 2015. He is survived by his wife, Josephine; his mother, Sara; and siblings, Jeff and Mary Lane. Services will be held in Safety Harbor.

Obituary: Larry D. Umlauf

March 6, 2015
Larry D. Umlauf, Fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, died on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 at the age of 87. Preceded in death by his father, Lige D. Umlauf; his mother, Cleo O. Umlauf; …

Obituary: Janet Eustis Butts

March 6, 2015
Janet Eustis Butts (“Jill”), formerly from Wellesley, East Falmouth and Boca Grande, passed away peacefully on February 19, 2015 at the age of 89 at Foxhill Village, Westwood, Mass. She was the da…

Obituary: Patricia Strauss

February 20, 2015
Patricia Strauss, 70, died peacefully at home on February 6, 2015. Patti was born on December 3, 1944 in Binghamton, N.Y. to Julia and Patsy Scarano. She had three siblings – Anthony (Janet), Thom…

Obituary: Francis (Frank) Kernan

February 20, 2015
Francis (Frank) Kernan, Jr. died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 at his home surrounded by his family and dog. He also resided in Bedford, N.Y. and Fishers Island, N.Y. He is survived by his w…