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Obituaries – 05-28-2014

Bonnie Birke Bonnie Birke, 85, of Anna Maria Island, died May 15. She was born Nov. 25, 1928, in Detroit. Mrs. Birke was a devoted educator who taught in Hastings, Michigan, for 25 years. On retiring to Anna Maria, she …

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Obituaries – 05-21-2014

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Obituaries – 05-14-2014

Betty Bruxvoort Betty Bruxvoort, 74, of Anna Maria, died April 20. She was born Dec. 12, 1939, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and was a lifelong resident before coming to Anna Maria in 1993 with her husband, Irwin. The couple split …

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Obituaries – 05-07-2014

Grace Shaeffer Atkins Grace Shaeffer Atkins, in her 100th year, died April 29 at home in Chelsea, Michigan. She was born Oct. 3, 1914, at her family home on the banks on the Manatee River in Ellenton. Her parents, Charlie …

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Obituaries – 04-30-2014

Frederick George Earl Frederick George Earl, 84, of Auburndale, died April 22. He was born Aug. 30, 1929, in Pontiac, Michigan, to Louise (Hehn) and William Herbert Earl. He had a 40-year career was with Knickerbocker Oldsmobile in Mt. Morris, …

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Obituaries – 04-23-2014

Joshua Robert Matice Joshua Robert Matice, 42, died April 7. He was born April 8, 1972, in St. Johns, Mich. He first came to Anna Maria Island in time to start second-grade at Anna Maria Elementary School. He participated in …

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Obituaries – 04-16-2014

Else Sotire Young Else Sotire Young, 93, of Holmes Beach, died March 20. She was born and educated in Denmark. She studied book research, which included the buying, selling, evaluation and care of books. She pursued this passion all her …

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Obituaries – 04-09-2014

Jeanette Cashman Jeanette Cashman, 86, of Holmes Beach, died March 31. A memorial Mass was to be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 8, at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 248 S. Harbor Drive, Holmes Beach. Memorial donations may be made …

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Obituaries – 04-02-2014

Henry ‘Jap’ Adams Henry “Jap” Adams, 92, of Bradenton, died March 23. Mr. Adams served in the U.S. Army with Gen. George Patton’s 3rd Army through North Africa, Italy, Sicily, Germany and France and at the Battle of the Bulge. …

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Obituaries – 03-26-2014

Henry ‘Jap’ Adams Henry “Jap” Adams, 92, of Bradenton, died March 23. Mr. Adams served in the U.S. Army with Gen. George Patton’s 3rd Army through North Africa, Italy, Sicily, Germany and France and at the Battle of the Bulge. …

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