Obituaries April 12, 2012

Published on: April 12, 2012

Thomas D. Williamson
Thomas D. Williamson, 80, of Sun City Center passed away April 2, 2012. He was born in Niles, Ohio to George and Laura Williamson; graduated from McKinley High School and retired from Republic Steel in Warren, Ohio. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rae Jean.Thomas had 9 brothers and 4 sisters. He is survived by 2 brothers and 2 sisters, many nieces, nephews and his dog, Truman. A celebration of his life took place Saturday, April 7, 2012.

Paul H. Dauerheim
Paul H. Dauerheim, 80, of Sun City Center passed away on April 1, 2012. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on April 19 at United Community Church, 1501 La Jolla Ave., Sun City Center. Services are under the direction of Brewer & Sons South Tampa.

Marion Mariece Hoefgen
Marion Mariece Hoefgen, Sun City Center, Florida, formerly of Springfield, Missouri, with a deep religious conviction, passed away on March 22, 2012. She was born on February 11, 1918 in Osage, Oklahoma. She was preceded in death by Nelson G. Hoefgen, her husband of 54 years, her mother and father, Edna and Clyde Stanley, as well as her twin brother, Charles M. Stanley. Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca S. Bodden of Ruskin, Florida; a son, Samuel R. Hoefgen of Eureka, Missouri; three grandsons; and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation and services were held at National Cremation and Burial Society ( the former Lewer Funeral Home) in Ruskin, Florida on Monday, March 26. Interment will be at White Chapel Memorial Gardens in Springfield, Missouri.

James T. Bortell
James T. Bortell, 70, of Ruskin FL, passed away on March 23, 2012. He was born on July 2, 1941 in Knox, IN to Thornton J. and Lois G. (Teufert) Bortell, both deceased. He is survived by his wife of 38 years Betty S. Bortell; son Jacob T. Bortell of Lithia, FL; and stepdaughter, Gina Gonzalez of Baytown, TX; and 3 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his Stepson Harry L. Humphrey. He was buried with his hunting dog Gus in Crownhill Cemetery, Knox, IN, on March 29, 2012.

Bruno A. Ramella
Bruno A. Ramella, 90, of Ruskin, Fla passed away April 6, 2012. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and retired as a cement mason and was a 50 year member of the Cement Masons Local # 526 in Pittsburgh, PA. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and V.F.W. Post # 7505 in Mars, PA. Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Katherine; a daughter, Pamela Bowen; three sons, E. Gregory (Sarah) Ramella, Gary (Suzanne) Ramella and Stephen (Sunok) Ramella; a brother, Frank (Pari) Ramella,12 grandchildren,10 great grandchildren and 3 nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. with a wake service at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2012 at Sun City Center Funeral Home, 1851 Rickenbacker Drive, Sun City Center, Fla. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2012 at St Anne Catholic Church, 106 11th Avenue, N.E., Ruskin, Fla. Memorials may be made in Bruno’s name to St Anne Catholic Church Building Fund, 106 11th Avenue, N.E., Ruskin, Fla 33570. Arrangements by Sun City Center Funeral Home, Sun City Center, Fla.

In Memorium
In memory of our beloved son and grandson Edward L. Hoskins Jr.

July 3, 1980- April 20, 2010.

Nelladele Henke Aldrich
Nelladele Henke Aldrich opened her eyes in Heaven on the morning of April 6, 2012. She was born in Michigan City, Indiana on February 22, 1929, to Harvey and Pearl Henke. Nell married Cleo Todd Aldrich, Jr. on August 12, 1949.

During their 62 years of marriage, Nell and Cleo served as missionaries in Bolivia, SA and worked at Gull Lake Bible Conference in Michigan.  Nell earned her degree in Christian Education at what is now Cornerstone University and then worked as a Pre-school director and teacher.  After retiring, Nell also had the privilege of teaching English in China for eight weeks.  Note: Nell was also instrumental in getting the SCC Observer delivered to the Community in Kings Point.

An active member of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, she enjoyed being involved in Bible studies and sharing her faith with whomever and wherever she could.

Nell is survived by her husband, Cleo; sons, Gary (Judy), Geoff (Debra) and daughter, Gwen; “Adopted” children, Frank and Edith Blaszczak, seven grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Rev. Wilbur Henke (June) and preceded in death by her sister, Mildred Henke Johnson.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Gideons Int’l, Sun City Camp, PO Box 5462, Sun City Center, FL  33573 or LifePath Hospice, 12973 N Telecom Pkwy, Ste 100, Temple Terrace, FL  33637.

A Celebration of Life will be held at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd. West, Sun City Center, FL on Friday, April 13 at 1:00 PM.