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Date of Issue: July 29, 2005

Obituaries

Marian Marquerite Burnett

Marian Marquerite Burnett, 70, of Anna Maria, died July 22.

Born in Bradenton, Mrs. Burnett was a lifelong resident of Manatee County. She retired after 28 years as secretary to the mayor of Palmetto. She was a graduate of Manatee High School, a member of the Palmetto Historical Society and the Anna Maria Island Historical Society.

Memorial services were July 26. Brown and Sons Funeral Home, 43rd Street Chapel, was in charge of arrangements.

She is survived by daughters Ruth Anderson of Nashua, N.H., Sandy Bender of Bradenton, and Laura Johnson of Birmingham, Ala.; son Ray of Sarasota; sister Barbara Lubach of Rossmoor, Calif.; grandchildren Jon and Jason Burnett, Andy, Chip and Misti Anderson, Danielle Layhew, Nicole Schaffer, Ryan and Lauren Johnson; and great-grandchildren Raymond Lahew and Emma Burnett.

Shirley J. Butterfield

Shirley J. Butterfield, 82, of Anna Maria Island and Michigan, died July 17.

Mrs. Butterfield was an active member of Roser Memorial Community Church and a founding member of the Anna Maria Artists Guild and Gallery.

Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 4, at the church, 507 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Condolences may be sent to Ralph Butterfield, 5414 Briar Ridge Road, Kalamazoo MI 49004.

She is survived by husband Ralph "Gordy;" daughters Jeanne, Debra and Kara; sister Mary; and grandchildren Laura, Katie and John.

Henry F. Drescher

Henry Drescher, 79, of Bradenton Beach, died July 24.

Mr. Drescher was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was a Catholic. He was a member of the Moose Lodge and his hobbies included building ship models and dining out. He served on the "Green Dream Team," a group of Bradenton Beach volunteers who worked to clean up areas of the city.

A memorial service will be held in Iowa and at the Pines Mobile Home Park at a later date.

The family requested donations in lieu of flowers be made to the City of Bradenton Beach to fund a telescope for the city pier.

He is survived by his wife Connie, former mayor of Bradenton Beach; daughters Denise Benavides of Germany, Jeannie Whetenhall of New Jersey and Claire Hosteng of Indiana; son John of Iowa; stepchildren Dan Ekstrom of St. Petersburg and Christina White of Iowa; five grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

Peter G. Judd

Peter G. Judd, 63, of Holmes Beach, died July 24.

Born in Ashland, Ky., Mr. Judd moved to Manatee County from there in 2002. He was a rigger with AK Steel. He served in the US. National Guard, where he was a master sergeant in Company B. 2nd Battalion, 19th Special Forces Group, serving as jump master for 26 years in Huntington, W. Va. He was a member of the FWV No. 0076 in Ashland, Ky., and the NRA, Special Forces Association. He was Lutheran.

Memorial services will be held at a later date. Griffith-Cline Funeral Home, Island Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by wife Anna and sons William of Viera, Fla., and John of Ashland.

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