Obituary John Dean Compton

Obituary John Dean Compton

John Dean Compton of North Port, Fla. passed away June 25, 2018 surrounded by his family. He died of natural causes after a short period of declining health. John was born March 20, 1930 to John E and Verdilla Compton in Menominee, Michigan. He graduated from Menominee High School, where he excelled in football, swimming

Obituary: Marilyn Thurner

Obituary: Marilyn Thurner

Marilyn Doris Thiemann Thurner, beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, was welcomed into heaven on June 7, 2018. Marilyn leaves a long legacy of caring and love and a life shared with her loving husband of 63 years, Bill. Marilyn was born in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 13, 1933 and is preceded in death by

OBITUARY: Jean Cotten Blum

OBITUARY: Jean Cotten Blum

Jeanne Cotten Blum, a pioneering female executive at IBM and an arts and civic leader in Brooklyn and New York, died Wednesday May 16, 2108. She was 98. Born Nov. 24, 1919 in New York, Jeanne Cotten Blum was the daughter of Madeline Lynch Cotten and Chester Cotten, a Colorado civil engineer. As a child,

Obituary: Byong Uk Chung

Obituary: Byong Uk Chung

On April 28, 2018 Byong Uk Chung, MD of Boca Grande and formerly of Barrington Hills, Illinois, passed away peacefully after a long illness. He was born on October 20, 1934 in Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Chung graduated from Kyungi High School in 1949 and did his premedical studies at Seoul National University. While  there,

Obituary: Dean L. Beckstead

Obituary: Dean L. Beckstead

Laurier Donald Dean Beckstead, 74, passed away peacefully at his Palm Island home in the early morning hours of Wednesday, April 25, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. He was born on July 18, 1943 and raised in Emerson, Manitoba, Canada. His family was part of the Beckstead family that pioneered the Canadian movement west,

Obituary: Vernon Armour

Obituary: Vernon Armour

Vernon Armour, 90, died of natural causes on Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Vernon was born in Lake Forest, IL to Lester and Leola Stanton Armour on July 1, 1927. He was preceded in death by his wife Linda Freeman Armour, and siblings Elizabeth Hollins, Lester Jr. and T. Stanton Armour. He is survived by his

Obituary Nancy Lingeman

Obituary Nancy Lingeman

Nancy Sue Lingeman, 77, of Englewood, Florida passed away on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at Englewood Community Hospital. Born October 5, 1940 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late Edward and Janet (Rich) Branch, she had been a resident of Boca Grande for the last 13 years, coming from Indianapolis. Nancy was a surgical nurse at

Services for Wini Smart

Services for Wini Smart

Services for Winifred “Wini” Smart Quackenbush will be held on Thursday, March 15 at 2 p.m. at the Lighthouse United Methodist Church of Boca Grande. Wini passed away last fall in Ellsworth, Maine at the age of 85. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Real Kids in Need, PO