Robert Emil ‘Bob’ Kral
Robert “Bob” Emil Kral of Bradenton died Aug. 14.
He was Born in Ohio, served in the U.S. Army, and was involved with his church and local government. He in helped to establish a civic center in Mentor, Ohio. He served his communities as a trusted pharmacist, including many years at Walgreens in Holmes Beach. He was a longtime member of Key Royale Club, and volunteered to report weekly scores to The Islander.
A memorial Mass was celebrated Aug. 20 at Ss Peter & Paul the Apostles Catholic Church, Bradenton. Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel, Bradenton, was in charge of arrangements. Donations may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 840692, Dallas TX 75284-0692. Online condolences to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.
He is survived by wife Bettylee; brother Laverne Schneider; children Robert Michael, Ginger Marie and husband Mark Hamersley, and Jeffrey Allen and wife Susan; grandchildren Robert, Jason, Matthew, Shaun, Brenton, Kristin, Gunnar and Emma; and great-grandchildren Kaylin and Cade.
Cecile Marie-Antoinette Robinson
Cecile Marie-Antoinette Robinson, 76, of Bradenton died Aug. 15.
Mrs. Robinson was born Nov. 15, 1933, in France. She came to Manatee County from Iowa five years ago. She was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and the Anna Maria French Club. She enjoyed retirement from teaching by spending time on the beach and traveling.
A visitation was held Aug. 18 Shannon Funeral Home, Westview Chapel, Bradenton. A funeral Mass was celebrated at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Holmes Beach, Aug. 19. Memorial donations may be made to Tidewell Hospice Inc., 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238, or the American Cancer Society 4955 State Road 64 E., Bradenton FL 34208. Arrangements were by Shannon Funeral Home, Westview Chapel. Online condolences may be expressed at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com.
Mrs. Robinson is survived by sons Mark and wife Kathy of Brandon and Paul and wife Laura of Minneapolis; daughter Kathleen and husband Robert Greenberg of Brandon; and five grandchildren.