Category Archives: Obituaries

Obituaries – 07-11-2018

William James ‘Bill’ Krauser Holmes Beach resident William J. “Bill” Krauser, M.D., died May 22 in Bradenton. He was 94. He was born April 1, 1924, an only child to Elba and Elizabeth in Bushnell, Illinois. In 1947, he received his doctorate of medicine from the University of Illinois and performed his residency in orthopedic […]

Obituaries – 07-04-2018

Raymond Anthony Arado Raymond Anthony Arado, 87, of Grand Junction, Michigan, died June 24. He was born Jan. 17, 1931. to Thomas and Mabel (Segale) in Chicago. He worked at First National Bank of Chicago for 33 years. After retiring, he and wife Susan spent their years with family and dear friends in their Silver […]

Obituaries – 06-20-2018

Holmes Beach honors partner, former Waste Pro liaison By Terry O’Connor Islander Reporter Waste-collection workers tend to be noticed only if the garbage piles up. The late Bob Baublitz, former lead operations supervisor for Waste Pro in Manatee County and an adjunct Holmes Beach city employee, broke the mold. He used an outgoing personality seasoned […]

Obituaries – 06-13-2018

Doris McCrea Schember Doris McCrea Schember, 100, formerly of Bradenton Beach, died May 30. She was born Oct. 3, 1917, in Muskegon, Michigan, and moved to Grand Haven at the age of 3 with her parents, Frederick and Gladys McCrea, and her infant sister, Jane. In 1935, she graduated from Grand Haven High School, went […]

Obituaries – 06-06-2018

Geza E. Bankuty Geza E. Bankuty, 91, of Holmes Beach and formerly of Budapest, Hungary, died May 24. Arrangements were by Griffith-Cline Funeral Home in Bradenton.   Wayne L. Nield II Wayne L. Nield II, of Canaan, New Hampshire, died April 20. The only child of Wayne L. and Frances (Murray) Nield, he was born […]

Obituaries – 05-30-2018

Barbara Voorman Perdue Barbara Voorman Perdue, 86, of Ramsey/Ridgewood, New Jersey, and Anna Maria, died May 18. She was born in Passaic, New Jersey, and attended Collegiate School before moving to Ridgewood, where she graduated from Ridgewood High School. There she met her husband of more than 50 years, Walter E. Perdue. She attended Lasell […]

Obituaries – 05-23-2018

Jean Lee Sears Jean Lee Sears, 83, of Holmes Beach, died May 8. She was born Nov. 23, 1934, in Boston and lived in Cohasset, Norwell, Scituate and Marshfield, Massachusetts, before moving to Florida in 1976. She was a resident of Holmes Beach and summered in Port Clyde, Maine, for many years. She was an […]

Obituaries – 05-16-2018

Daniel L. Anderson Daniel L. Anderson, M.D., 77, of Cortez, and formerly of Annapolis, Maryland, died April 29. He was born Nov. 8, 1940. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. May 1 at Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles, 2850 75th St. W., Bradenton.   Mary Alice Chakoumakos Mary Alice Chakoumakos, 91, of Santa […]

Obituaries – 05-09-2018

Daniel L. Anderson Daniel L. Anderson, M.D., 77, of Cortez, and formerly of Annapolis, Maryland, died April 29. He was born Nov. 8, 1940. Services will be held at 9:30 a.m. May 1 at Saints Peter and Paul the Apostles, 2850 75th St. W., Bradenton.   Nadine Byrne Mayer Nadine Byrne Mayer died April 28. […]