Obituaries December 1, 2011
December 1, 2011
Raymond Clifford Michelfelder
Raymond Clifford Michelfelder, 84, passed away Nov. 23, 2011, with his family at his side. Ray was born Sept. 4, 1927, in Edmonton Alberta, Canada. He lived with his wife Betty in Ringwood, N.J. for 45 years, moved to N.C. and then to FL. in 1999. He was a District Supervisor, Employment Services, for the state of N.J. for 35 years and a member of the American Legion for 63 years.
He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Betty; daughters, JoAnn Jones and Judy Sickora; 4 grandchildren; 6 great grandchildren; sister, Ruth Morby, and brothers, David and Lee.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Andrew Presbyterian Church 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West, Sun City Center, FL 33573.
Arthur W. Reed
Arthur W. Reed, 89, of Sun City Center, Fl passed away on Friday, November 18, 2011 at Sun City Center Hospice House, Ruskin. Born in Beaver County, Pennsylvania, on September 11, 1922, Arthur was a retired supervisor employed by J & L Steel Company, Louisville, Ohio. A World War II U.S. Navy veteran and a member of United Community Church, Sun City Center and B.P.O.Elks, Arthur is preceded in death by his wife Margaret A. Reed and sister, Maxine Laney. Survivors include his daughter, Susan Pacitti of Sun City Center; son, Terrence (Margaret) Reed of Tucson, AZ; daughter Catherine (Stephen) Baum of Fallbrook, CA and Lorraine (Rex) Broad of North Canton, Ohio; a sister, Lois Bittner of Chippewa, Pa. Arthur is also survived by 5 grandchildren Heather Reed, Shannon Murphy, Jaime Stahl, Cheryl Hamilton and Renee Broad, 6 great-grandchildren Emelia and Molly Stahl, Zoe and Aeryn Murphy, Madeleine and Catelyn Reed. Arthur is also survived by a special friend Peggy Kotila of Sun City Center, Fl
A Memorial Service will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 1, 2011 at United Community Church, Sun City Center 1501 La Jolla Avenue, SCC FL 33573.
In lieu of flowers donations maybe made to Sun City Center Hospice House, 3725 Upper Creek Dr. Ruskin, FL 33573 or United Community Church 1501 La Jolla Avenue, SCC FL 33573. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center, Fl 33573
John B. Williams
John B. Williams, 81, of Sun City Center, FL, formerly Greenwood, IN, passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2011. John was born in Lafayette, TN on May 16, 1930 and retired as a Production Control Supervisor from Western Electric (Alcatel-Lucent). He was a U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict. Survivors include his wife of 57 years Dee Williams; daughter, Kim (Art) Droege; brother, Ralph D. Williams of Hopkinsville, KY; sisters Estelle Smith and Ruth Bandy of Indianapolis, IN.
Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at 3 p.m. at the Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center. Memorial contributions would be appreciated to Palm Garden of Sun City Center, 3850 Upper Creek Drive, SCC, FL 33573, CARE Inc., 1528 27th St. SE, Ruskin, FL 33570 or The American Cancer Society. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center, FL 33573
Carl E. Flodeen Jr.
Carl E. Flodeen Jr., 92, entered his heavenly home on Nov. 22. He was the loving husband of Joan for 69 years, father of Linda (Daniel) and Pamela Harris, grandfather of Christopher Richards (Cherie) all of Brandon, FL and Britta Gibbon (Robert) of Apopka, FL, greatgrandfather of 2 and one surviving sister Betty Anderson of Molline, IL. He was proceeded in death by his parents, sister Dorothy Brasmer and 1 great granddaughter.
He was born in Moline, IL, son of Carl Sr. and Lois Reig. He graduated from Rock Island High School and was drafted very early in World War II serving nearly 5 years. He retired from the Rock Island Arsenal in 1980 as Chief in the tool engineering branch. In his retirement he loved playing golf and loved making people laugh. He will be missed.
He was a member of the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center. Memorial plans are being made at a later date.