W. Sherman 'Stick' Heazlitt Naples, FL
W. Sherman 'Stick' Heazlitt, 86, passed away at Bentley Village (Vi) in Naples, FL on November 18, 2013.
Sherman was born in New Albany, IN on January 15, 1927, the only son of the late Walter Sherman Heazlitt and Gertrude Evelyn Hegewald Heazlitt. Sherman graduated from New Albany High School in 1945. He was drafted into the US Army in June of 1945, sent to Linz, Austria and was ultimately assigned by a Red Cross Field Representative to be in charge of the Linz Town Bathhouse. Sherman was discharged from the Army in 1947.
He resumed his education and attended Wabash College where he was a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. He transferred to the University of Idaho where he met and married the love of his life, Helen Patricia Kelley on September 3, 1949. They moved to New Albany, IN and he began working with his father as a manufacturer's representative, selling furniture. Later Sherman was made Vice President of Sales for DMI. In 1972 Sherman and Joe Wulfman bought Paoli Chair Company, which Sherman eventually sold to Klaussner Furniture Industries in 1988. Other business ventures include his partnership in Convention Hotel Associates that developed the 617 room Westin Hotel which opened in 1988 in Indianapolis, IN. Sherman and Patty retired to Bonita Springs, FL and Sapphire, NC. They were married for 64 years. He was devoted to his wife and gave a wonderful childhood to four children who will greatly miss him.
Sherman made friends wherever he went. He was known for both his honesty and generosity. His passions included golfing, fishing and boating.
Sherman is survived by his wife, Patty Heazlitt; his children, Michael Heazlitt (Holly), David Heazlitt (Diana), Kathleen Taussig (Reed), Nancy Gregory (Jim); eleven grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren and two step great grandchildren.
The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation to his care givers at Bentley Village (Vi), Avow Hospice of Collier County and from J. T. Private Duty.
Patty and Sherman were members of St. Mary's Episcopal Church in Bonita Springs, FL.
Cremation was chosen; the family will schedule a private celebration of Sherman's life in Florida.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to The Salvation Army or the charity of the donor's choice .
Arrangements made by Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home
Thomas (Tom) E. Kuck, 76, passed away suddenly on Father’s Day morning, June 16, 2013 in Naples, FL. Born in Wapakoneta, OH, Tom graduated from Wapakoneta Blume High School in 1955. He attended Ohio State University where he was a proud member of Sigma Chi Fraternity. He graduated from Ohio Northern University with a degree in Civil Engineering.
Tom was a successful owner of several businesses in Lima, OH where he resided until moving to Naples, FL in 1978.
A resident of Naples for 35 years, Tom retired as County Engineer. He was proudly awarded Civil Engineer of the Year numerous times.
Tom took great pleasure in fishing and enjoyed going to the local pier. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed almost every form of sport but was particularly fond of hunting and fishing.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents, Carl and Coda; and his son, Craig.
He survived by his dear and devoted wife of 54 years, Janet Williams; his loving sons, Brent (Marcy) and Jon (Elizabeth); his adoring three grandchildren, Chandler, Kevin, and Patrick, all of Naples; his caring sister, Karen Tufts of Lexington, KY; his brother-in-law, Joe (Chris) of Bath, OH; as well as his nieces and nephews. He loved his family very dearly.
Tom was a true gentleman who possessed keen common sense along with great integrity, something that is very rare these days. He was an honest and genuine man who was well respected and loved by many. Tom touched more lives than can be expressed through words and will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
A celebration in Tom’s memory will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at Wyndemere Country Club from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Tom’s memory to the charity of your choice.
For online condolences, visit www.fullerfuneralhome.com
Please take a look at the You Tube video that Brothers Bernard Sergesketter, Purdue University, Delta Delta 1958 and Jim Dora, Purdue University, Delta Delta 1958 put together titled "Sigma Chi at Purdue":
FGCU Lambda Zeta Chapter of Sigma Chi is participating in the 2013 Breaking Par for Junior Achievement Tournament event Sunday, April 21st. They will be obtaining items from local businesses to raffle off or to be placed in the silent auction. Additionally, the Brothers will be helping out on the day of the event by taking pictures for teams, playing in the tournament, selling/carrying beverages, and just making sure everyone is having a good time.
Brothers Brent Ely, Jonny Young, Kyle Smith, and Trent Muntz have been working with Alumnus Jim Shields to make this a community service project. The proceeds of which will go to SWFL Junior Achievement.
FGCU Alumni Avenue
Sigma Chi Alumni are Invited.
Are you ready for the tailgate of the year? The Alumni Association, Student Government and Programming Board are joining forces to bring you an Alumni Avenue Tailgate experience.
Student organizations and Greek Life will be setting up their tents, handing
out give-a-ways and offering food from local restaurants. Alumni will be able to
join the beer garden and enjoy Pop'z BBQ.
At 5 p.m. we will move inside to watch men's basketball vs. USC Upstate.