Obituaries – 04-17-2013

Margaret ‘Marge’ Dean

Margaret “Marge” Dean, 100, Anna Maria, died April 6. She was born Margaret Freund Feb. 28, 1913, in St. Germain, Wis., the fourth in a family of 12 children. She and her late husband, Forest Dean, built a bulldozing and landscaping company together in the Wisconsin north woods resort area.

She had been a regular visitor to Anna Maria from 1965 to 1995, when she became a permanent resident. In 2006 she moved to an assisted living facility. Until she was in her 90s, her favorite pastime was fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and she occasionally won trophies for her catches.

A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at Roser Chapel at the Roser Memorial Community Church Chapel, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

Mrs. Dean is survived by her three children, Marion Enters, Douglas and Jeanette Rothberg, 13 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.


Kathleen M. (Dale) Mineo

Kathleen M. (Dale) Mineo, 60, of Bradenton, died April 7. She was, born Aug. 5, 1952, in Brookline, Mass., and was raised in Springfield, Mass. She graduated from Cathedral High School and most recently was as a real estate agent at Simpson South Realty, Holmes Beach.

Kathleen traveled the world with her husband and enjoyed her family and friends and caring for her rescue dogs, Harley, Hoops, and Savannah. She volunteered to teach English as a second language.

A funeral and Liturgy of Christian Burial was held April 12 in Springfield Springfield. Memorial donations may be made to Underdog Rescue, P.O. Box 351, Bradenton FL 34206.

A “Celebration of Life” on Anna Maria Island for friends and family will be held April 20 at the home of Gayle Schulz.

Mrs. Mineo is survived by her husband of 38 years, Thomas J. Jr.; son Thomas W. of Bradenton; daughter Jesselynn A. and her partner Kimberley D. of Louisville; and brother William C. and wife Theresa Dale of Baltimore.


Rosanne ‘Rosie’ Terry Dole

Rosanne “Rosie” Terry Dole, 66, of Bradenton, died April 7. She was born Oct. 23, 1946, in Bradenton to the late Evangeline Rose and Harvey Metz Terry.

She graduated Manatee High School in 1964. She was an advertising partner for many years with The Islander newspaper “Tiki and Kitty” shopping feature, and had recently sold her business, Retro Rosie Vintage Clothing. She embraced all things vintage.

A memorial service was held April 13 at Skyway Memorial Gardens Chapel in Palmetto.

Mrs. Dole is survived by daughter Jennifer Dole Massie of Reno, Nev.; son William Arthur of Palmetto; best friend, Susan Redeker, of Bradenton Beach; granddaughter Annice Massie; brothers Steven and James Terry; and sister Mary Avery.

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