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The Lake Placid Journal Obituaries
Jeanie L. Prevatt
Thu  Dec 8 2016 08:00AM
Jeanie L. Prevatt, 63, of Lake Placid went to be with her Lord on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 4, 2016 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Sebring. A native Floridian, … read more.
Dorothy A. Wesolek
Thu  Dec 8 2016 08:00AM
Dorothy Ann Wesolek went to the Lord on December 1, 2016 at the age of 90 years young. Dottie was the devoted wife of Bernard (passed in1981) and loving mother … read more.
Juan M. Betancourt
Wed  Dec 7 2016 08:00AM
Juan Manuel Betancourt, 34, of Avon Park, Fla., passed away Friday, Dec. 2, 2016. He was born Nov. 3, 1982 in Rio Piedra, Puerto Rico to Carlos Tomas Betancourt and … read more.
Myrl R. Sodrel
Tue  Dec 6 2016 08:00AM
Myrl R. Sodrel , 98, of Sebring, Fla., died Dec. 3, 2016. She was born in Derby, Ind., moving to Sebring in 1962. She was a housewife. She was preceded … read more.
Cynthia D. Anderson
Wed  Nov 30 2016 08:00AM
Cynthia Diane Anderson, 64, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016 in Sebring, Fla. She was born on Sept. 19, 1952 in Norfolk, Va. She spent her career as a … read more.
John J. Tuthill
Thu  Nov 24 2016 08:00AM
John Joseph Tuthill, 87, born in Rahway, N.J. died Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016. He served in the U.S. Army as well as 32 years in police work, retiring as lieutenant … read more.
Elinor M. Buddes
Wed  Nov 23 2016 08:00AM
Elinor M. Buddes, 89, of Avon Park passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, in the presence of her family. Born Dec. 30, 1926 in Plymouth, Mass. to George and Melina … read more.
William Blasdell
Tue  Nov 22 2016 08:00AM
William “Bill” Blasdell died on Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 in hospice near his home in Placida at age 80 from complications of brain cancer. Bill was born in Evanston, Ill. … read more.
Riley B. Weems
Tue  Nov 22 2016 08:00AM
Riley Bedford Weems, of Venus, died late Friday evening, Nov. 18, 2016. Riley was born Oct. 28, 1926, in Giles County, Tenn., son of Ms. Nancy Gossett and J.B. Weems. … read more.
Douglas R. Boss
Mon  Nov 14 2016 07:34AM
Douglas R. Boss, 71, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 in Lake Placid, Fla. He was born on March 6, 1945 in Charlevoix, Mich. to Edward and Thelma (Decker) … read more.
Christine Grimwood
Wed  Nov 9 2016 08:00AM
Christine Grimwood, 84, passed away on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 in Bartow, Fla. She was born on Sept. 13, 1932 in Bad Krushnach, Germany to the late Phillip and Margarete … read more.
Fred H. Kroon
Wed  Nov 9 2016 08:00AM
Fred H. “Big Daddy” Kroon, 95, of Avon Park, Fla. passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016 surrounded by his loving family at home. Born in New Brunswick, N.J. … read more.
Jean L. Wilson
Thu  Nov 3 2016 08:00AM
Jean Lucille Wilson, 89, passed away on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. Born and raised in Flint, Mich., she was a member of Central Christian Church and the Oriental Shrine and … read more.
Richard B. Kraus
Thu  Nov 3 2016 08:00AM
Richard Bertram Kraus (Dick) was born to Bertram and Freda Kraus of Mt. Kisco, N.Y., on July 23, 1932. He passed on Oct. 31, 2016. Dick attended Proctor Academy, Bard … read more.
Harold J. Rider
Thu  Nov 3 2016 08:00AM
Harold Jacob Rider, 90, of Ocala, Fla., died Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016 in Gainesville. Born on the farm near McComb, Ohio, on Nov. 29, 1925, to Frank R. and Alice … read more.
Margaret F. Stratton
Wed  Nov 2 2016 08:00AM
Margaret Francis Stratton, 92, of Sebring, Fla. passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 in Raleigh, N.C. She was born on Jan. 31, 1924 in Sherman, Texas. She loved living … read more.
Linda H. Baker
Tue  Nov 1 2016 08:00AM
Linda Helen Baker, of Lake Placid, Fla. died Sunday afternoon on Oct. 30, 2016. She was in the companionship of her loving husband and daughter. She was born in Carey, … read more.
Carl Jones
Mon  Oct 31 2016 10:20AM
Carl Jones, 92, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 in Lake Placid, Fla. He was born on Aug. 14, 1924 in Harrisburg, Ill. to the late George and Myrtle … read more.
Gary G. Burrier
Fri  Oct 28 2016 05:26PM
Highlands Gary Gene Burrier, 66, passed away on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 in Sebring, Florida. He was born on February 3, 1950 to Russell M. and Leah (Beckett) Burrier. Gary … read more.
James Kennedy
Fri  Oct 28 2016 05:24PM
Highlands **flag** James Kennedy, 80, passed away on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 in Sebring, Florida. He was born November 27, 1935 in Fairhope, Pennsylvania to the late James H. and … read more.
Margret L. McNamara
Thu  Dec 8 2016 08:00AM
Margret (Marge, Margie, Maggie) Louise McNamara, 78, of Lake Placid, Fla. passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, surrounded by the love of family members. The dear loving wife of 61 … read more.
Nora McLendon
Wed  Dec 7 2016 08:00AM
Nora McLendon, 70, passed away Dec. 3, 2016 in New Port Richey, Fla. She was born in Wauchula, Fla., and moved to Sebring 40 years ago, then moving to New … read more.
Robert Straker
Tue  Dec 6 2016 08:00AM
Robert Straker, 79, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 in Sebring, Fla. Service entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, 4001 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. … read more.
Daniel E. Mitchell
Wed  Nov 30 2016 08:00AM
Daniel E. Mitchell, 60, of Lake Placid went to be with his Lord on Thursday evening, Nov. 24, 2016 at his residence. Daniel was the son of Ruth Andis and … read more.
John W. Ivey III
Thu  Nov 24 2016 08:00AM
John Wesley Ivey III, 43, died Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016. Born in Orlando, Fla., he had moved back to Sebring seven years ago. He was a graduate of Sebring High … read more.
Martin T. Ibanez
Wed  Nov 23 2016 08:00AM
Martin T. Ibanez, 87, of Lake Placid went to be with his Lord on Monday evening, Nov. 21, 2016 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Sebring surrounded by his … read more.
Betty Braswell
Tue  Nov 22 2016 08:00AM
Betty B. Braswell, 86, passed away on Friday, Nov. 18, 2016 in Sebring, Fla. She was born Feb. 13, 1930 in Miami, Fla. to the late Alex and Hughie (Caldwell) … read more.
Ronald David Norton
Tue  Nov 22 2016 08:00AM
Ronald David Norton, 56, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Sebring, Fla. Ron was born Dec. 8, 1959 in Norfolk, Va. to David J. … read more.
Gretchen Eileen Coleman
Sat  Nov 19 2016 08:00AM
Gretchen E. Coleman, 75, passed away on Monday, Nov. 14, 2016 in Avon Park, Fla. She was born on April 18, 1941 in Cadiz, Ohio to the late Orelen H. … read more.
Nellie S. Graham
Sat  Nov 12 2016 08:00AM
Nellie S. Graham, 95, formerly of Dothan, Ala., and Sebring, Fla., passed away peacefully to be with the Lord on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. Born in San Antonio, Texas on … read more.
Charlotte A. Johnson
Wed  Nov 9 2016 08:00AM
Charlotte Ann Johnson of Sebring, Fla., formally of King George, Va. passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 at her home. Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband, Earl … read more.
Gladys Crean
Thu  Nov 3 2016 08:00AM
Gladys Crean, 84, passed away on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016 in Sebring, Fla. She was born on March 15, 1932 in Tampa, Fla. to the late William and Lily Mae … read more.
June McCoy
Thu  Nov 3 2016 08:00AM
June McCoy, formerly of Lake Placid, Fla., died unexpectedly Sunday evening Oct. 30, 2016, at her St. Petersburg residence. June was born in Sebring, Fla., on Nov. 19, 1961. She … read more.
Paul F. Orman
Thu  Nov 3 2016 08:00AM
Paul Frederick Orman, 83, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016 in Sebring, Fla. He was born on June 18, 1933 in Clay City, Ind. to the late Harold and … read more.
Preston R. Little
Wed  Nov 2 2016 08:00AM
Highlands *flag* Preston R. Little, 94, passed away on Friday, Oct. 28, 2016 in Sebring, Fla. He was born on Oct. 10, 1922 in Allegheny, Pa. to the late Charles … read more.
Kathryn M. Goller
Tue  Nov 1 2016 08:00AM
In loving memory Kathryn Mayer Goller Entered into her new life Oct. 30, 2016. A memorial service will be held at Lakeview Memorial Gardens Chapel at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. … read more.
Goldie Jane Stoll
Mon  Oct 31 2016 10:22AM
Goldie Jane Stoll was born to Gerald and Vina Hewitt in Glens Falls, N.Y. on Jan. 6, 1935 and was born again by the redeeming blood of Jesus Christ at … read more.
Marilyn Purk
Sat  Oct 29 2016 08:00AM
Marilyn Purk, 77, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 in Bradenton, Fla. She was born on Dec. 5, 1938 in Chicago, Ill. to the late William and Ethel (VonBerg) … read more.
Jean Fitch
Fri  Oct 28 2016 05:24PM
Highlands **photo** Jean Fitch of Avon Park, Florida passed away on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016. Jean Eleanor Bogdon Fitch was born on Feb. 5, 1932 in Hinsdale, Illinois to John … read more.
Vivian K Bond
Fri  Oct 28 2016 05:24PM
highlands Vivian K Bond “Viv”, 91, died at Maranatha Manor Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016 in Sebring, Florida. Viv was born on July 23, 1925 in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania to her parents, … read more.