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Obituaries 10-08-09
By Observer News  news@observernews.net
Oct 8, 2009 - 8:48:17 PM

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Olympe M. Blank
Olympe M. Blank, 88, died September 28, 2009. Surviving, son, Ernie (Nilsa) Boudreaux, 3 grandsons, 3 great grandchildren. Olympe will be surly missed by her Tampa family.
A Memorial Mass will be conducted 11:00 A.M. Saturday, October 10, 2009 at Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Sun City Center. National Cremation & Burial Society, Ruskin is handling the arrangements.

Doyle B. Conner
Doyle B. Conner, 79, of Riverview went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 29, 2009. Born in Tampa, Mr. Conner was a native Floridian and was retired from the Cargill Company.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Edna “Ellouise,” sons:Doyle R. Conner (Jackie), Dana B. Conner (Janet); sister-in-law, Joan Sheffield (Edward), four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held on  Friday, October 2, 2009 in the chapel at Serenity Meadows Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 12 noon until service time. Burial will be at Hillsborough Memorial Gardens. Memorial donations may be made to LifePath Hospice, 12973 Telecom Parkway, Suite 100. Temple Terrace, FL. 33637.

Roland D. Dunker
Roland D. Dunker, 86, of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away Tuesday, September 22, 2009. He was born May 6, 1923 in Ansonia, Ohio, the son of Ben and Uhlma Dunker.
A graduate of Miamisburg High School, he served in the Army and was a WWII veteran. He was chemistry major at University of Cincinnati and a member of Alpha Tau Omega.
He retired from Wright Patterson Air Force Base as a photographic research engineer. He spent years as tennis umpire and golf volunteer for local and national events.
Fondly known as Dunk, he and his wife, Peggy, lived in Kettering, Ohio for 47 years. They moved to Sun City Center where he was active in the Lions Club and served as a volunteer on the security patrol. Dunk enjoyed golf, cribbage, bridge and the neighborhood breakfast club.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Allan and Bob and wife of 50 years, Peggy.
He is survived by sister, Barbara Axtell of Iowa Falls; brother Keith of Lady Lake; dear friend and companion, Jane Ruth; son, Bill (Doris) Jacobs of St. Petersburg; daughter Sandy (Steve) Sickler and granddaughters, Natalie and Lauren of Coto de Caza, CA and nieces and nephews.
Donations may be made to Sun City Center Lions Foundation, Inc., PO Box 5684, Sun City Center, FL 33571

Marcia S. Kline
Marcia S. Kline, 80, of Sun City Center, Florida, passed away on Wednesday, October 1, 2009.
She was born July 13, 1929 in Denver, Colorado, grew up in the Chicago area and married Robert P. Kline in 1953.  After living in Chicago’s North Shore they moved to Rockford, Illinois and eventually to East Greenwich, Rhode Island and Sanibel Island, Florida.  She moved to Sun City Center, in 1995.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Steve and Sandra Kline and their children Derrick and Rhodes, of Wytheville, Virginia, and a daughter and son-in-law, Karen “Sue” and Brian Huss and their children Kimberly and Christopher, of Monroe, Michigan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman G. and Gladys F. Seely of Kenilworth, Illinois, and her husband Robert in Sanibel Island, in 1986.
She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, and volunteered as a cub-scout den mother, Sunday school teacher, and Pink Lady at hospitals in Illinois and Rhode Island, and served on several committees at Freedom Plaza before suffering a stroke in 2006.  She was an avid ice skater, guitarist, pianist, and enjoyed needlepoint, weaving, snow skiing, building miniature scenes and shadowboxes, and playing table tennis.
Sun City Center Funeral Home is handling the arrangements and a memorial service is being planned for a later date. “All things bright and beautiful…The Lord God made them all.”
Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center.


Ora E. Krause
Ora E. Krause, age 91, of Apollo Beach passed away Thursday evening September 24, 2009. She was preceded in death by her husband, Olin Krause. She resided in Flint, Michigan before coming to Apollo Beach in 1987. She is survived by her loving family of 3 sons and 2 daughters. She also has 13 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren. Her beautiful life left a legacy that will warm their hearts with every memory.
Ora loved oil painting and water colors. She often made her greeting cards and felt that this was her ministry sending words of encouragement to others. She was a member of South Shore Methodist Church, and she had a great love for her Lord and the people she worshiped with. She was a very kind and gracious lady even in her years of suffering with lung cancer.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, November 8, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. at the Caribbean Isles Club House, 4405 Elsberry Rd. Apollo Beach. In lieu of flowers consider a donation to Life Path Hospice, 3725 Upper Creek Dr, Ruskin, Fl., 33572, The Gideons International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville Tn, 37214, or Metropolitan Ministries, 2020 N. Florida Ave, Tampa, FI, 33602.

Edward F. Miskuf
Lt. Col. USAF Ret. Edward F. Miskuf, 92, died October 2, 2009.
He is survived by his wife Geraldine, brothers Raymond and Albert, and sister Lorraine.
Services will be held 10 a.m., Monday, October 12, 2009 at the Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center.

Dorothy (Baker) Yingling
Dorothy (Baker) Yingling, 93 formerly of Sun City Center, FL and Clifton, NJ died Sunday, October 4, at the NJ Masonic Home, Burlington, NJ.
Born in Passaic, NJ,  Dorothy resided most of her life in Clifton,  before retiring to FL in 1984 and returning to NJ 4 years ago.  A 1937 graduate of the Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing and Jersey City State Teachers College, Dorothy was employed as a school nurse and health teacher for the Clifton Board of Education at Woodrow Wilson Junior High for 25 years.  She also instructed the first class of nurse’s aides at Passaic General Hospital  and was a volunteer for the Clifton Red Cross Blood Bank during WWII.
Dorothy is a 75 year member of Peace Chapter #98 Order of Eastern Star in Clifton and a Past Worthy Advisor of Clifton Assembly # 16 Order of Rainbow for Girls.  She is a former member of the Allwood Community Church in Clifton, a Past President of the church’s Women’s Guild and former Superintendent of Sunday School.  Dorothy is also a former member of the First Lutheran Church in Clifton and the United Community Church in Sun City Center.  She was a member of the Golf & Racquet Club in Sun City Center and an avid bridge player.
Dorothy is predeceased by her husband Frank G. Yingling Jr., by a son, Frank G. “Bud” Yingling III, by a sister, Olive Pruiksma and by two brothers, Byard and Vernon Baker.  Dorothy is survived by a son, Douglas C. and wife, Cathy of Morris Plains, NJ; by a daughter in law, Gail of Little Falls, NJ; five grandchildren, Timothy S. Yingling and wife, Bonnie of Altoona, PA, Debbie Hamilton of Rockaway, NJ, Cari Yingling of Morristown, NJ, Amy Traver and husband, Heath of Netcong, NJ and Douglas B. “Skip” Yingling of Morris Twsp., NJ; also by three great grandchildren, Sean and Colin Hamilton and Emma Grace Traver.  Funeral Services will be held 10:30AM  Thursday, October 10 at Allwood Funeral Home, 660-670 Allwood Road, Clifton, followed by burial at Laurel Grove Memorial Park, Totowa, NJ.  Visiting hours are Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9PM with Eastern Star Services at 8PM.
Arrangements were made by Allwood Funeral Home  973-773-6666.

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