Obituaries – 05-23-2012

Joanne (Cotte) Blourne

Joanne (Cotte) Blourne, 75, of Bradenton, died May 10. She was born July 13, 1936 in Claremont, N.H.

Mrs. Blourne came to Holmes  Beach in 1973 and worked at Webbs Drug Store, Eckerd and CVS/Pharmacy for 26 years as a cosmetician.

Donations can be made to Tidewell Hospice & Palliative Care, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238.

Mrs. Blourne is survived by daughter Diane Colmorgen of Bradenton; granddaughter Alexis; and great-granddaughter Mia.

Michael Wesley Nelson

Michael Wesley Nelson, 51, of Bradenton Beach, died May 14. He was born November 15, 1960, in McMinnville, Tenn. He was raised in Painsville, Ohio, and graduated Riverside High School in 1979.

Mr. Nelson worked for Weller Roofing for the past 20 years. He was an avid fisherman and loved the water.

A celebration of life will be planned at a later date.

Mr. Nelson is survived by his daughter Megan; granddaughters Alexis Marie & Shianne Faith; mother Emma Jean; father Wesley; sister Brenda Norris; nephew Tyson Norris; niece Heather Johnson; four grand nieces and nephews; his dog Lovey; and former wife Chris.

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