Obituaries

Galen Beem Jan/23/2018


Galen Beem a resident of Third Bayshore, died unexpectedly today January 23, 2017 at the age of 65 after just making the way here from their home in Independence Missouri with his wife and life partner Nancy.

Galen has been a active member here at 3rd Bayshore and was planning to enjoy his retirement years with us and was cut short. He will be missed by us all. Our heart reaches out to Nancy and their family we can only try to understand why he was taken away from us too early.


Galen K. Beem, 66 of Stover, MO died January 23, 2018. Born in Independence, MO. Galen has been wintering here since 2014 from Stover, MO.  Galen was a member of the Roofer Local 20 in Kansas City, MO, he loved spending time with his grandchildren, helping anyone who needed it and he always had a project going on. Survived by his wife, Nancy; two sons, John Sheaffer and Mike (Dawn) Sheaffer; one daughter Shelly (Jeff) Longley; mother, Dorothy Beem; brother, James Beem; two sisters, Colleen Fairbanks and Kathy Corbett seven grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. There will be local services. Memorial donations may be made in Galen’s name to: St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital. Brown & sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 26th Street Chapel 5624 26th Street West Bradenton, FL 34209 in charge of arrangements. Condolences to: www.brownandsonsfuneral.com




Tony Persica... 12/11/17  
A long time member of 3rd Bayshore has passed in the last few hours,
Our heart goes out to his family and friends, He will be missed
May he Rest In Peace




















Eileen Oliver Burkholder

Eileen Oliver Burkholder of unit L22 passed recently Sept 1st she was a long an faithful resident and friend of 3rd Bayshore .She was a weekly bridge player at our weekly get together and her smile will be missed greatly I grew to love her way quickly as she always had a way a making you feel as if you were important in her life. She always made you feel welcome and loved.. 
Eileen Burkholder, age 87, died Friday, September 1, 2017 in Bradenton, Florida. 
Services will be held in the near future. 

Remembering the life and legacy of mother, grandmother, friend and beloved teacher, Eileen Oliver Burkholder.

Eileen Burkholder, age 87, died Friday Sept. 1, 2017 in Bradenton Florida. Eileen was an elementary school teacher for over 30 years. Her love of teaching carried over to her 8 grandchildren and one great grandchild, where she was always ready to grab a book and read them their favorite stories and help them with their homework.

Eileen was an avid reader herself, as well as a Bridge, and Mexican train player, getting together weekly with many friends to play and laugh.

Throughout her retirement she continued giving back to her community, regularly volunteering for many different charities.

Ms. Burkholder is survived by her three children, Kathy, Daniel & Jeffrey and their three spouses, Christopher, Susan and Debra.

She was preceded in death by her beloved daughter Linda.

Services will be held in the near future.
For more information please visit the funeral home's tribute page at 
www.Skywaymemorial.com.

Good Bye My Dear Friend






Ruth Ann Zimmerman


Ruth Ann Zimmerman, 87, of Maquoketa, IA passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by family Saturday evening, June 24th, 2017.

Her life will be celebrated July 8, with visitation from 9:30 to 11:15 A.M. followed by an 11:30 service, at First United Methodist Church,1019 Wesley Street in Maquoketa, where Ruth Ann was a longtime active member. 

Ruth Ann was born December 19,1929, to Benjamin Flora and Grace Flora (Hedrick) in St. Louis, MO. She spent her childhood in nearby Brentwood, MO with her older siblings, William (who recently passed away) and Margaret. She graduated from Brentwood High School in June of 1947.

The popular cheerleader and prom queen met the love of her life, Dwight Zimmerman, while visiting her mother in Menahga, MN the following summer. Dwight was a 21 year old World War II veteran and Ruth Ann liked that he seemed older. 

Ruth Ann returned to St. Louis in the fall and Dwight soon followed on a train for a visit. He showed up with a jar full of baby bullheads, a favorite of Ruth Ann's, and the intention of making her his wife. She returned to Menahga where they married in Dwight's parent's home December 19, 1947, Ruth Ann's 18th birthday.

Their marriage lasted 35 years until Dwight's passing in 1982. Their time together was filled with many adventures. Tragically they lost their first child, Steven Earl, two days after his birth. Soon after, Dwight left to serve in the Korean War. After returning, Dwight earned an education degree and their life began in earnest. They put down roots in Maquoketa but traveled often and spent summers in Menahga. Along the way, they welcomed sons Scott, Dana, Jeffrey and a daughter, Jill. 

At 38, Ruth Ann returned to school and graduated in three years with a four year degree in Special Education from the University of Dubuque. She taught at Maquoketa High School for 23 years. She was also involved with the Maquoketa Education Association, Beta Sigma Phi, PEO International and was a lifelong member of the National Education Association of the United States. 
Ruth Ann retired in 1994. She split time between homes in Maquoketa, Bradenton, FL and Menahga. 

She loved swimming, walking, reading, fishing, spending time at the beach and traveling including to celebrate any family event. She was an avid sports fan, especially when it came to her beloved St. Louis Cardinals. She sought out a bridge game whenever possible and scheduled plans around Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. She was a gifted conversationalist with a razor sharp wit and excellent memory. Those skills shined through especially when spending time with friends and, most of all, her family. She lived with a deep faith in Jesus Christ, read her Bible daily and belonged to churches in each state she resided. She looked forward to her eternal life and said she had a lot of people to see.

She will be remembered dearly and missed by many. They include her sister, Margaret Micka of Bradenton, FL; her children Philip Scott Zimmerman (Barbara Hohmann) of Maquoketa; Dana Keith Zimmerman (Mary) of Ames, IA; Jeffrey Dwight Zimmerman of Maquoketa; and Jill Louise Osterhaus (Dan Mortenson) of Eagan, MN; sister-in-law Carol Larsen (Al) of CO; as well as 12 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, many cousins, nieces and nephews. 

Memorials preferred in lieu of other expressions of sympathy and will support Ruth Ann's favorite charities.

 

Link below

 

http://www.carsonandson.com/obituary/188458/Ruth-Zimmerman/#tributes





Lise Marchand  of unit M36

Sad news Lise Marchand  of unit M36 passed this week, she has been an 18 year member of our Third Bayshore community. Best wish to her family.May 15/2017






Sue J. Cassell L-2

May 15, 1929 - Apr 3, 2017 (Age 87)

Sue Cassell's family is having a memorial service  on May 27th 2017 at 2pm

Where at  the Linger Lodge Restaurant & Bar in Bradenton 

the Address: 7205 85th St Ct E, Bradenton, FL 34202

Please attend and join Sue's celebration of life...

Sue J. Cassell, 87, of Bradenton passed away peacefully on April 3rd, 2017 at BayVue Nursing and Rehab. She leaves behind one son, William, and a loving family

Sue lived in building L unit 2. She has been a longtime resident of The Third Bayshore Condo community. After a long battle she is now with God and will be missed by all that knew her .




June Rasmussen L-27

June Rasmussen of L27 passed away March 31st 2017 

June Adair Rasmussen, 92, of Mountain City, TN, formerly of Bradenton, passed away March 29, 2017 in Tennessee. June was born on September 7, 1924 in Howell, Michigan to the late John S. and Hermace (Elder) Caldwell. She has been a resident of Bradenton since May of 1954 coming from Brighton, MI, and lived in Bradenton until 2016 when she moved to Mountain City. Locally she worked as a computer operator for over 20 years, with the last seven years of her career at Kings Wholesale Florist. She was predeceased by her husband Nels Rasmussen, a daughter, Lynn Ferguson, brother, John Caldwell, and two sisters; Frances Copeland, and Norma Munsell, and is survived by her three sons; John (Gloria) West of San Antonio, TX, Randall (Naomi) Casement of Flint, MI, Thomas (Sandra) West of Lake Mary, FL, two daughters; Andrea (Joseph Raymond) Pareti and Kimberley Bellamy both of Mountain City, TN, twenty-seven grandchildren, twenty-four great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, and many extended family members and friends. The family will receive friends from 2 to 2:30 PM on Saturday, April 8, 2017 with a celebration of June's life to follow at 2:30 PM in the Glass Chapel at Skyway Memorial Gardens, 5200 U.S. 19 N, Palmetto. Condolences for the family may be made online at www.shannonfuneralhomes.com. 




Michael Braxton in N-7

Oct 18, 1949 - Mar 20, 2017

Michael Braxton a resident at The Third Bayshore Codo Assoc. community has passed and will be missed. He lived in building N unit 7.

Michael Bruce Braxton, 67, of Bradenton, FL, formerly of Sebring, FL, died on Mar 20, 2017.

 Funeral arrangements by: Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory 43rd Street Chapel. 

There will be no Services at this time.




Passed March 3rd 2017

Peter A. Corrigan Obituary

CORRIGAN, PETER A.


78, of Narragansett, passed away Sunday. He was the beloved husband of Nora Elizabeth (Wholey) Corrigan for 52 years.

Born in Newburgh, NY, he was the son of the late Joseph E. and Francis (King) Corrigan.

He graduated from Archbishop Stepinac High School in White Plains, NY, the University of Notre Dame, and Columbia Teacher's College.

He was Co-Chairman of the Mathematics Department at Stepinac and coached football, basketball, and baseball.

Peter was an Associate Professor of Mathematics at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY where he was a member of the Faculty Senate. He co-developed a course in the History of Mathematics and created a solution key to the Speigel Applied Differential Equations text.

He was Director of Camp Siwanoy, Hutchinson River Council, Boy Scouts of America, Wingdale, NY where he started as a pot boy.

Peter was a longtime resident and past president of the Third Bayshore Condominium Association, Bradenton, FL. He was an avid tennis player, golfer, fisherman, and hunter. He was widely read, especially in Naval War History and the American Civil War. He loved music and cooking, and spent many years as an avid chess player.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 am, Thursday in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 114 High Street, Wakefield. Burial will follow in St. Francis Cemetery, Peace Dale. Visiting hours are at the Avery-Storti Funeral Home, 88 Columbia Street, Wakefield, Wednesday, 4-8 pm. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 1 State St #200, Providence, RI 02908 or the American Diabetes Association , 260 Cochituate Rd #200, Framingham, MA 01701.

Peter and Nora have been part of our family at Third Bayshore for many years in the winter months in the M building. Both of them had stayed north this year to tend to Peters health. Nora, Peter and family is in our prayer







John Keess 
 
Passed Jan/06/2017
Rest In Peace


It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of my mom's loving husband, mine and Marc's step-dad, Angela, William and Marc-Alex's grandpa: Eustace John Keess. 

Mom was by his side early this morning as he took his last breath. 
Mom is surrounded by her amazing friends in Florida, and John's daughter will be with her around 2pm today. 

Posted on Facebook on 1/6/17





Robert Lee Albright







Robert Lee Albright, 69, of Defiance, passed away on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at his residence in Defiance, surrounded by his wife, family, and loved ones.
  
He was born on May 25, 1947 to Charles W. and Margaret "Peg" (McKeddie) Albright in Van Wert, Ohio. He was a 1965 graduate of Van Wert High School, and graduated from Bethal College, now known as Bethel University in Mckenzie, Tennessee.  On September 19, 1981 he married Linda Kay (LaFontaine) Albright, who resides in Defiance. 
  
Robert was the owner and President of Placemat Advertising and Ohio Placemat Advertising for 33 years, His motto, "Be Wise, Advertise". He was a life member of Elks Lodge 147, Moose, Eagles, Auglaize Golf Club, an avid golfer, Ohio State fan, and animal lover.
Robert will be sadly missed by his family; Children: Julee Anne (Gene) Morris - Defiance,  Kim Renee (Jeff Fether) Albright-Good - Venice, FL, Douglas Earl (Tracy) Williamson - Montpelier, OH, Brian Lee Albright - Clearwater, FL, Grandchildren: Holly (Morris) Grieser - Defiance,  Mindy (Fred) Argueta - Archbold,  Zachary Morris - Defiance, Richard L. Good - Sylvania, OH,  Scott (Leslie) Good - Paulding, Jose Robert (Jessica Bright) Hernandez IV "Robbie" - Venice, FL,  Alex James (Olivia Smith) Hernandez - Venice, FL, Tyson Earl and Brady Lee Williamson - Montpelier,  Great grandchildren: Sydney and Jared Grieser - Defiance,  Rudy Argueta - Archbold, Aliana Renee Hernandez - Venice, FL, Abel ReVay and Aurora Lynn Hernandez - Venice, FL, Brendan and Courtney Good - Paulding,  Siblings: William Albright - Angola, IN (Bob's twin),  Jack Albright - Van Wert, (deceased),  James (Uta) Albright - Angola, IN,  Sister-in-Law, Jeanne (John Streff) Royal. 
He was preceded in death by his parents,  brother Jack Albright,  and in-laws Douglas and Mary (Snodgrass) LaFontaine and Floyd Bell.
The family would like to thank lifetime friend Don Sager for his love and support during this time.
At Robert's request, no service will be held at this time. There will be a Celebration of Life at a later date.

Memorials are suggested to Friends of Felines. Online condolences can be given at www.Schafferfh.com.




George E. Green



George E. Green Jr., 96, died peacefully Tuesday, March 1 2016 at home in Bradenton, FL, son of George and Carrie Green, brother of David Green of East Palatka, FL and two sisters, the late Barbara Hundley and Doris Ramsay. He is survived by his loving wife of 75 years, Mildred L. Green of Bradenton, three daughters; Carol Ann (Dale) Downs of Bradenton, FL., JoAnn Green of Bradenton, FL. and Gloria (Dave) Proffitt of Crete, IL. He was a devoted grandfather to five grandchildren, Todd (Tamara) Downs, Scott (Ivy) Downs, Ben (Kelly) Proffitt, Betsy (Nick) Serder and Bodie (Kristen) Proffitt and twelve great grandchildren. He was a graduate of Jackson High School, Jackson, MI, Jackson Junior College, Worsham College of Mortuary Science Chicago, IL and The University of Michigan. He was a member of the Centenary United Methodist Church in Pentwater, MI and The University of Michigan Alumni Association. He married Mildred L. Hollingshead in Reading, MI where he served his apprenticeship at the Stefel Funeral. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served in WWII. He owned and operated the Green Funeral Home in Tecumseh, MI served as the Branch Manager of the American National Bank in Plainwell, MI, Vice President of the First National Bank of Three Rivers, MI. George and Mildred retired in 1966 to Bradenton, FL where he enjoyed tennis, swimming and playing in dance bands. Summers were spent in Pentwater, MI where he played in the Pentwater Civic Band; he was a co-founder of the Pentwater Tennis Club. At the request of the family there will be no service, A graveside service for the family will be held at a later date in Reading, MI. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions are made to the Salvation Army.

Published in The Bradenton Herald on Mar. 6, 2016

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Edward Joseph Micka

 March 7, 1923 - November 7, 2015

After a short Illness Edward Micka died at Manatee Memorial Hospital with his wife Margret and son Bill at his bedside. Edward Micka was born in St. Louis, Missouri.  He went to Brentwood High School where he met the love of his life, Margaret Geraldine Flora.  He joined the U.S Marines right out of high school during WWII.  He was married, while he served our country, in 1944.  He graduated with a degree in Social Work after returning from the war.  He and Margaret started their family in Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and eventually settled in Davenport, Iowa.  He worked at the Friendly House for over 30 years as the director.  They raised nine children: Bill of Illinois, Kathy of Michigan, Ed Jr. of Iowa, Jim of Tennessee, Pam of Illinois, Mark of Illinois, Debbie of Oregon, Mike of Iowa and John also of Iowa.  They have over 50 grandchildren and great grandchildren that adore them, with one grandchild, Abram, preceding him in death. He is also survived by his brother Don of New Orleans. He retired in 1985. He and Margaret moved to Bradenton Florida to relax and play softball.  He was able to play on several teams well into his 80’s.  He was a devout Catholic who shared his love of God with all of his family.  He loved God above everything.  He loved to go fishing especially on the Geikie River where the family built a log cabin in Northern Saskatchewan, Canada.  He spent a month every summer while he was working and the entire summer once he retired at the cabin in Canada.  Margaret and Ed celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with most of their family last summer.  Service at St. Joseph Catholic Church 3100 26th Street West at 10:00am on Nov. 17, followed by Military Burial at 1:30pm at Sarasota National Cemetery 9810 State Rd 72.. Condolences to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.

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