GILBERT, Barbara Link `Barbie`, 58, of Tampa, passed away, July 22, 2001 at St. Joseph's Cancer Center. She leaves behind three sons, Pete Partridge and his wife Vickie, Steven Pervis and Lance Schwecke; mother and father, Edward and Ruth Bancroft; sisters, Nancy Haynam and her husband Jerry, Susan Rodriguez and her husband Richard; one brother, Robert Link and his wife Linda; step-brothers, J ames and wife Marylou Bancroft, Douglas and wife Mary Lee Bancroft, Richard and wife Sallie Bancroft, Bruce and wife Zena Bancroft; her grandchildren whom she loved so dearly, Joshua, Daniel and Sara Partridge, Brianna and Nicholas Schwecke; numerous nieces and nephews. She was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan and moved to Tampa in 1957. She was a graduate of Chamberlain High School. Her fun job was as a cocktail waitress in Las Vegas. After returning to Tampa, she worked as Office Manager for Erny's Supply. She was not rich or famous, yet she was an inspiration to everyone who knew her. Her courage through her battle for Life gave all of us a new understanding of what someone could accomplish. A smile and laughter was something we could always count on. She will be missed by the ones she left behind, but we know she is at peace and free of pain. In our hearts we can hear her say, `Miss me but carry on and always smile`. Graveside Services will be held Thursday 10:00 a.m. at Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6-8:00 p.m. at the Funeral Home Chapel.
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GREAUX, Bernice Allen of Tampa, died July 18, 2001. Survivors, nieces, JoAnn Bass, Connie Nealy and husband Ricky and Carolyn Purnell and husband James. Ray Williams Funeral Home, 253-3419.
HAGENBERGER, Johanna H., 78, of Hudson, died July 24, 2001. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.
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HEINEMEYER, Marian S., 98, of Winter Haven, died July 23, 2001. Survived by two sons, two daughters, nine grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren. Ott-Laughlin Funeral Home
HILEMAN, Dorothy Touchton, 84, of Winter Haven, died July 23, 2001. She is survived by four sons, one sister, one brother, 14 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.
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HODGES, Allen, 76, died July 22, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; four daughters, Nancy, Susan, Jane, and Sara; and five grandchildren. Veteran's Cremation
KERSEY, Kay Boatright, 59, of Riverview, a lifelong resident of Hillsborough County, went to be with our Lord, Monday, July 23, 2001, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her son, Douglas Kersey; her parents, Kate and Byron Boatright, Sr.; brother, Byron, Jr.; and sister, Itha Johnson. Survived by her loving husband and soul mate for 46 wonderful years, Jack N. Ke rsey, Sr.; daughters, Diane Dotson and Mike; Tammy Hecker and Brian, Riverview; Katie Kersey, Tampa; sons, Jack Kersey, Jr. and Diane; Michael Kersey and Net, Riverview; brothers, Al Boatright and Libby; Harvey Boatright and Anne, Tampa; sisters-in-law, Beverly Kersey Goodyear and A.J.; Jean Kersey Fulwood and Howard, Gibsonton; ten grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and n ephews who loved her dearly. Mrs. Kersey was a former cosmotologist and homemaker, a loving wife, mother, and aunt. She loved life, her family, the Atlanta Braves, and all her friends. Her courage thru her battle for life was an inspiration for all who knew her, she loved to sing and see everyone smile. She worried about other's illnesses and forgot about hers. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends. We know she walks with Jesus and is at peace and free of pain. Funeral services Thursday, 11:00 a.m., at Lewers Funeral Home, Ruskin, Fla.
KNAPP, Mildred, 96, of Tampa, died Sunday, July 22, 2001 at University Community Hospital of Carrollwood. Mildred is predeceased by husband, Hans. She is survived by niece, Dorothy Peterson of Alton, Ill.; great nieces, Pamela Muma of River Hills, Wis. and her daughter, Lisa of South Carolina; and Marsha Carnes of Tampa, Fla. She was born In Alton, Ill. and moved to Deerfield Beach, Fla. upon retirement. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Tampa and a founding member of St. Ambrose of Deerfield. Viewing will be held at St. Paul Catholic Church Thursday, July 26, 2001 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. with a funeral mass to follow at 7:00 p.m. Interment will be Friday, July 27, 2001, 1:00 p.m. at Forest Lawn North Cemetery
in Pompano Beach, Fla. C.E. PREVATT FUNERAL HOME/988- 7371.
KNUDSON, Ragna Ullsvik, 85, died in the presence of her loving family on Sunday, July 22, 2001 at John Knox Village in Tampa where she had resided since 1996. Daughter of Olav T.
Ullsvik and Ingeborg (Rue)
Ullsvik, she was born January 27, 1916 in Madison, Wis. where she was baptized and confirmed through Bethel Lutheran Church. She graduated from East High School in 1935 and from the University of Wisconsin in 1939 with a Bachelors degree in Home Economics. On August 27, 1939 she was united in marriage to her husband of 57 years, Harold W. Knudson who predeceased her in 1997. Also predeceasing h er were her two parents, Olav and Ingeborg and an older brother, Henry Ullsvik. Survivors who deeply mourn her passing include another older brother, Bjarne R. Ullsvik of Platteville, WI, her son, Rolf O. Knudson of Enfield, NH, her daughter Karen K. Webb and her husband, David H. Webb of Bradenton, FL, four grandchildren: Christopher and Todd Webb of Florida and Tellman and Sarah Knudson of New H ampshire as well as two great grandchildren: Andrew and Katherine Webb. Ragna and Harold resided in Moorehead, MN from 1939-1941, Washington, D.C. from 1941-1945, E. Walpole, MA from 1945-1949, and Norwood, MA from 1949-1996. She dedicated her life to service towards her family as a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker; and towards her church as an active participant in the various organization s, especially the Esther Circle of the LCW (Lutheran Church Women). Mrs. Knudson has been a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Norwood, MA since 1945 and an associate member of Grace Lutheran Church in Tampa since 1984. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Home, Carrollwood Chapel on Bearss Ave. in Tampa. Calling hours will be Thursday, July 26, from 2:00-3: 00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, corner of Dale Mabry and Busch Blvd. The funeral service will follow immediately at 3:00 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, followed by interment at Garden of Memories Cemetery
in Tampa. The Rev. John Hillmer will officiate at both funeral and burial. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Grace Lutheran Church Memorial Fund or Emanuel Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.
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KRATZ, Thelma `Tiny`, 84, of Tampa, passed away Monday, July 23, 2001. Survived by nephew, J. Boal and niece, Lucinda Bible, both of Dresden, Ohio. Mrs. Kratz was a member of First Baptist Church of Temple Heights. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, July 26 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor James Wigton officiating. Interment will follow in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. The Family will receive friends one hour prior to service at the funeral home.
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LEARNED, Helene M., 83 of Palm Harbor died July 20, 2001. Survived by two daughters, Marcia L. Patterson and Nancy M. Wilder; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Sylvan-Abbey F.H.
MUELLER, Anna, age 88 of Tampa, passed away July 22, 2001. Survivors include her beloved daughter, Mary Ann Ratliff of Tampa; son, Ray Mueller and wife Virginia of Florissant, Missouri; sister, Alma Schmidt of Illinois; and grandson, Mark Ratliff. Mrs. Mueller was preceded in death by her husband, Walter and was of the Lutheran faith.
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NARDI, Peter C. Nardi, 76, of Clearwater, died July 20, 2001. Survived by his wife, Nancy. He was a bombardier in the Army Air Force during World War II.
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PEGRAM, Jodi Elizabeth, age 31, lifelong resident of Tampa passed away Sunday, July 22, 2001. Jodi was a graduate of Chamberlain High School and the University of South Florida and was employed at Jackson's Bistro on Harbour Island. She was preceded in death by her sister, Robin and grandfathers, Earl F. Pegram and Robert J. Jennings. Survivors include her parents, Susan and Earl Pegram of Tamp a, brothers, Scooter of Montreal, Canada and Craig of Tampa and her grandmothers, Frances E. Pegram and Mary E. Jennings both of Cape Coral, Fla. Funeral services will be held Friday, 11:00 a.m. at St. Clements Episcopal Church, 706 West 113th Avenue, Tampa with Fr. Al Chapman officiating. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 4:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. at the Blount, Curry & Roel Funeral Homes, Armenia Chapel, 4730 N. Armenia Avenue, Tampa. Jodi was a free spirit who celebrated her life to the fullest. Her memory will be treasured by all whose lives she touched.
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PEZZIMENTI, Pasquale Francis, 92 of Winter Haven, died July 21, 2001. Survived by wife, Columbia; five children; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Ott-Laughlin F.H.
RAMOS, Eduardo, 74, died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital. Survivors include his wife, Carmen; son Eddie; daughters Carmen Lucas, Aymee Ramos and Mayra Ryan; grandsons, Joseph Ramos, William Ryan and Christorpher Ryan; and sister, Felisia Suarez. A funeral mass will bE celebrated Thursday 10:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Garden of Memories Cemetery. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
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SALTER, Eva Rose, 70, of Zephyrhills passed away Saturday, July 21, 2001. Survivors include her son, Terry Michael Barnett of Tampa; daughters, Vera Wallace of Tampa and Rebecca Williams of Zephryhills; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Mrs. Salter was born in Birmingham, Alabama before moving to Zephryhills in 1960 coming from St. Petersburg. She was of the Baptist faith. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held Friday at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home chapel with Interment to follow at Garden of Memories Cemetery.
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SEOANE, Violet A., age 68 of Tampa, passed away at home, July 23, 2001 . A native and lifelong resident of Tampa, Mrs. Seoane is survived by her husband, Manuel Seoane, Jr.; sons, Manuel M. Seoane and wife, Cecilia; Mark J. Seoane and wife, Kathy; Mitchell K. Seoane and wife, Lisa; and Michael M. Seoane and wife, Krista; mother, Asia `Nana` Arlas; sister, Sylvia Tagliarini; grandchildren, Ryan, Melissa, Todd, Megan, Casey and Matthew; and several loving nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held on Friday morning at 10 o'clock from the chapel of Gonzalez Funeral Home with Monsignor Laurence E. Higgins, P.A., Pastor, St. Lawrence Catholic Church officiating. Interment will follow in Myrtle Hill Memorial Park. Pallbearers include Manuel, Mark, Mitchell and Michael Seoane, Levin Wes t, Steve Gervais, Vincent Scanio and Chris Espinosa. in lieu of flowers, contributions may bemade to the American Cancer Society, 1001 S. MacDill Ave., Tampa, FL 33629 or to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Mid Florida Chapter, 3659 Maguire Blvd., Suite 110, Orlando, FL 32803 in memory of Mrs. Seoane. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 7-9:00 p.m. with recitation of the Catholic Wake Rite to begin at 7:15 p.m. att he chapal of
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SHEINFELD, Bernard, 49, passed away July 23, 2001. He was preceded in death by his father, Jules Sheinfeld. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Rebecca; his mother, Sherrie Sheinfeld of Levittown, Pa.; his brothers, Gary Sheinfeld of New Hope, Pa. and Glenn Sheinfeld of Houston, Texas; and many other family members and friends. Funeral Services will be held Thursday at 11:00 a.m. at Beth David Funeral Chapel, 3909 Henderson Blvd., Tampa. In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to a charity of one's choice.
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SMITH, Janie D. 83, of Brooksville, FL died Sunday, July 22, 2001, at Tampa General Hospital. Survivors include her son, Kenneth W. and his wife, Peggy A. of Brooksville; a sister, Ruth Brown, of Wrens, GA; two grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Born in Albany, GA, she came to this area 24 years ago from Tampa. She was owner Operator for TJ Smith & Son Dairy in Tampa/Brooksville and a m ember of Gulf Ridge Park Baptist Church. Friends may call 6-8:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Turner Funeral Homes, Brooksville Chapel. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m., Wednesday at Gulf Ridge Park Baptist Church with Reverend Jim Harden officiating. Burial will follow in the Brooksville Cemetery.
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STUCKWISH, Max E., 61, of Lutz, died July 20, 2001. Survived by his wife, Jan Stuckwish; daughter, Kelly Young; son, David Stuckwish; two granddaughters, and mother and father-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Mattern. Funeral services are Thursday, July 26, at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Memorial Gardens, Rt 54, New Port Richey, Fla. Visitation is Wednesday, July 25, from 6-8:00 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Gardens, (727) 376-7824..
VALDES, Joe A., 74, a resident of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, died Sunday, July 22, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Bea Valdes; and four children. Graveside services will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Sante Fe, New Mexico with Pastor Sam Relaford officiating. French Mortuary-Westside, 9300 Golf Course Rd., NW, Albuquerque, NM.
VILLANDRE, (HICKEY) Margaret `Esther`, 62, passed away July 22, 2001. Beloved family members are husband, Bill; daughter, Lori Dawn Campbell and husband, Christopher; son, William `Billy` Villandre, Jr. and fiancee', Tara McEntarffer; and granddaughter, Mallory Michelle Curci; sisters and brothers-in-law, Ida Mae Hayes of Dadeville, Ala.; Helen Hays, Dorothy and Lester Lynch, Norma Jean Willia ms of Dayton, Ohio; Julia Ann and Ray Stokes of Tampa, Fla., Robert and Eleanor Villandre of San Diego, Calif.; and Joseph and Dorothy Villandre of Las Vegas, Nev. She also had several nieces and nephews. Born in Rockholds, Ky., raised in Dayton, Ohio, she moved to Valrico in 1978. Esther was a 1957 graduate of Stivers High School, Dayton, Ohio. Preceded in death by both parents. Esther retired fr om IMC, South Wales and worked for several years as a secretary at the Dayton Tire and Rubber Company, Dayton, Ohio. She was a member of the Southside Baptist Church in Brandon, Fla., as well as a member of Sunday Blenders, Temple Terrace Fellowship and Friday Nite bowling leagues. Pall bearers: Tommy Minton, Jack Minton, Raymond Lindsey, Philip Weston, Lynn Richards and Don Turner. Officiating: P astor Peter S. Vande Weghe of Southside Baptist Church and nephew, Pastor Mark A. Lynch of First Baptist Church of South Shore, Ky. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the educational fund established for granddaughter Mallory M. Curci or the building fund of Southside Baptist Church in memory of Esther Villandre. Special thanks to LifePath Hospice for their excellent care and assista nce during her last days. The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, July 25, 2001 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., with services on Thursday, July 26, 2001 at 10:00 a.m., both at Hillsboro Memorial Funeral Home.
WATSON, Margaret V., 73, of Brandon passed away Monday, July 23, 2001. She is survived by her sons, Larry H. Watson of Brandon, Fla., John G. Watson and his wife, Cheryl of Lutz, Fla., Gerard J. Watson and his wife, Barbara of Seffner, Fla.; and five grandchildren. A native of New York, N.Y., she has resided in the Tampa area since 1986 coming from Queens, N.Y. She was a homemaker and attended Nativity Catholic Church. Graveside services will be conducted 10:00 a.m. Friday at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell. The family will receive friends Thursday evening from 6:00 til 8:00 p.m. at the Stowers Brandon Chapel, with a Wake Service at 7:00 p.m.
WHITE, Robert L., 64, of Temple Terrace, died on July 21, 2001. He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Ann A. White; daughter, Karen Dunbar and son-in-law, Alan Dunbar of Marietta, Ga.; daughter, Andrea White of Orlando, Fla.; sister, Pauline Wright of Florence, S.C.; four nieces and nephews, seven great-nieces and nephews; and five great-great-nieces and nephews. A native of Florence, S.C., B ob graduated from Duke University and earned a Masters of Social Work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Bob served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1961. Bob was a professor at the University of Georgia School of Social Work, at the University of South Florida School of Social Work, and at the Department of Mental Health Law and Policy at the Florida Mental Health Institute, where he retired in 1995. Bob was a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church. His family will receive friends on Wednesday, July 25, 2001 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at C.E. Prevatt Funeral Home in Temple Terrace. Burial will be on Thursday, July 26, 2001, 10:00 a.m. at Florida National Cemetery
in Bushnell, Fla. A memorial service will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Metropolitan Ministries, 2002 N. Florida Ave., Tampa, FL, 33602.
WYSOCKI, Louis F., 69, of Tampa, Fla., passed away July 22, 2001, at home. Mr Wysocki is survived by his wife, Connie Kosciuczyk Wysocki; a son, Louis Wysocki of Tampa, a daughter, Pamela-Jo Wysocki of Tampa, two sisters, Emily Allen of Astoria, N.Y. and Janina Wynn of Erial, N.J. and many nieces and nephews. Son of the late John and Anna Wysocki, he was born July 7, 1932 in Elizabeth, N.J.. He was an Air Force veteran, a retired revenue manager for Eastern Airlines and a former employee for Target Dept. Store. Visitation will be held Thursday July 26 from 6-8:00 p.m. at Trinity Memorial Funeral Home, S.R. 54, New Port Richey. Funeral services will be held Friday, July 27 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
BAKER, Douglas A., 65, Tampa passed away Sunday, July 22 after a courageous battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Judy, of 42 years; daughter and son-
in-law, Aimee and Richard Counts of Snelville, Ga.; son and daughter-in-law, Lindee and Nina Baker of Orlando, Fla.; father and mother, Harvey and Lois Baker, Daytona Beach, Fla.; and sister, Sonya Guidry of New Smyrna Beach, Fla.; five grandchildren, Deena, Andy, Cody and Marissa Baker, and Jacob Counts. Mr. Baker was a native of Florida, graduated from Winter Haven High School. He had worked for Barker Mfg. Co., Fletcher Equip., American Can Co., and for the last 25 years IMC Phosphates. He was a member of North Boulevard Church of Christ since its beginning in 1971 and had served as an elder at one time. Honorary Pallbearers are Ed Hudson, Harry Johnson, Charles Culp and Joe Carter. Visitation will be from 6:00 till 8:00 p.m. July 24, 2001 at Swilley Funeral Home, 1602 W. Waters Ave. Funeral services 10:30 a.m. July 25, 2001 at North Boulevard Church of Christ, 14901 N. Blvd., Tampa, 33612. Interment in Sunset Memory Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family request contributions be made to Florida College, Adopt-A-Student Scholarship Fund, 119 N. Glen Arven Ave., Temple Terrace, FL 33617.
BEDINGFIELD, FRANK L., Jr., 66, passed away July 23, 2001 at home. Mr. Bedingfield was a member of Palma Ceia Christian Church and retired from the US Marine Corps. He was a Supervisor in the Secretary of State's office. Survivors include his loving wife of 24 years, Sarah; son, LTC James L. Bedingfield; daughters, Beth Leeper, Vivian Docobo, Susan Bowling, Margaret Scheerer and Monica Simpson. Sisters, Doris Kitterman, Barbara Dohon and Sammie Jo Bomse. Fifteen grandchildren. Visitation will be at South Tampa Chapel of Mark III Funeral Home, Tuesday, July 24, 2001 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be at Palma Ceia Christian Church, Wednesday, July 25, 2001 at 10:00 a.m. Pastor John Meisenbach to Officiate. Burial will follow to Florida National Cemetery
with full military honors. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Palma Ceia Christian Church, 3516 Bay to Bay Blvd., Tampa, FL 33629, or charity of choice. Mark III Funeral Home, 831-9444.
BOVEY, Nelda M., 76, of Bradenton, Fla. died July 20, 2001. Survivors include son, Clayton of Kuwait; two daughters, Cheryl Richardson of Garland, Texas and Carolyn Finley of Bradenton; brother, Arnold May of Tampa, sister; Belva Menendez of Tampa; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. She was born April 20, 1925, in Tampa, Fla. and came to Bradenton in 1994 from Tampa. She was a member of Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints in Bradenton. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 25, from 6-9:00 p.m. at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes, 43rd St. Chapel 604 43rd St. W., Bradenton, FL 34209. Graveside Service will be Thursday, July 26, at 3:00 p.m. at Oakside Cemetery, Zephyrhills, Fla. Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, Attn: Memorials, P.O. Box 21475, St. Petersburg, FL 33742.
CHUN, Soon Ja, 65, of Sun City Center, Fla., died July 22, 2001. She is survived by her husband, Yoon H. Chun; two sons, and five grandchildren. Arrangements by Family Funeral Care, Sun City Center, Fla.
CLIFFORD, Bill, 67, of Wesley Chapel, passed away on July 20, 2001. He is survived by his wife, Winifred; mother, Bertha Clifford; daughters, Linda Clifford, and Susan Andralouis and her husband, Paul; son, William A. Clifford Jr. and wife Diane; brother, John DeNino; sister, Janice Caldwell; grandchildren, Joe, David, Becky, and Matthew Andralouis and Jessica Clifford. He was born in Manchester, Conn. and moved to the Bay Area 10 years ago. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Trinity Memorial Gardens.
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