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Lake Wales Obituaries
Obituary Deadline
Wed  Feb 25 2015 09:10AM
Please email obits to news@heartlandnewspapers.com by 5 p.m. Monday for inclusion in that week’s edition of the Lake Wales News. Questions? Call 863-533-4183. … read more.
Donna Pearl Hinkofer
Wed  Feb 25 2015 09:10AM
Donna Pearl Hinkofer of Frostproof, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015, at her residence. She was 92. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. … read more.
Cheryl Denise Worth
Wed  Feb 25 2015 09:10AM
Cheryl Denise Worth of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015, at Lake Wales Medical Center. She was 57. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. … read more.
Thomas Edwin Kelly Jr.
Wed  Feb 25 2015 09:08AM
World War II Veteran and Navy Reservist Thomas Edwin Kelly Jr., 87, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015, at Big Bend Hospice in Tallahassee, Fla. Mr. Kelly was born Sept. 2, 1927, in … read more.
Teresa Richards “Terry” Thomas
Fri  Feb 13 2015 10:30AM
Teresa Richards “Terry” Thomas of Brandon passed away Monday, Feb. 2 at Brandon Regional Medical Center. She was 61. Arrangements are by Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales. … read more.
William S. “Bill” Howard
Fri  Feb 13 2015 10:30AM
William S. “Bill” Howard, of Lake Wales passed away Monday, Feb. 9 at the Lake Wales Medical Center. He was 89. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. … read more.
Clay Cogswell
Fri  Feb 13 2015 10:28AM
Clay Cogswell, 85, passed away peacefully at Grace Healthcare of Lake Wales on Feb. 5. He was born Sept. 11, 1929, in New Bedford, MA to Elsie Ryder (Moon) and … read more.
Elsie June Ryan
Wed  Feb 18 2015 08:30AM
Elsie June Ryan, 91, of Babson Park, Fla., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2015, at the Good Shephard Sommers Hospice facility in Sebring following a period of illness. Elsie Ryan … read more.
Mark E. Heggie
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Mr. Mark E. Heggie, 57, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at his home in Frostproof, Fla. Mark was born July 26, 1957, in Joliet, Ill., and moved to Frostproof … read more.
Mark E. Heggie
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Mr. Mark E. Heggie, 57, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at his home in Frostproof, Fla. Mark was born July 26, 1957, in Joliet, Ill., and moved to Frostproof from Wilmington, … read more.
Mary Jane Dillon
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Mary Jane Dillon, of Frostproof, Fla., passed away Saturday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Winter Haven Hospital. She was 84. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. … read more.
Dr. Neil Barton Sims
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Dr. Neil Barton Sims, 89, died peacefully on Sept. 24, 2014, at Transitions LifeCare in Raleigh, N.C. Sims was Chief Clinical Psychologist at the Charles George V.A. Medical Center in … read more.
Judith Lee Sierra
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Judith Lee Sierra of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in Auburndale. She was 69. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. … read more.
LJ Spiker
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Mr. LJ Spiker, 87, of Lake Wales, Fla., died on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at Good Shepherd Hospice. He was born on April 4, 1927, in Mauldin, Mo., to James T. and … read more.
Beverly Mae DeLong
Sat  Jan 17 2015 08:30AM
Beverly Mae DeLong, 76, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in Tampa. DeLong was born July 12, 1938, in Muskegon, Mich., and was a winter visitor to Fort Meade for … read more.
Linda Coffman Daisey Johnson
Wed  Jan 7 2015 08:30AM
On Dec. 20, 1938, a colorful star was born in Linda Coffman Daisey Johnson. She graced this world with beauty, uplifting attitude and her infectious laugh. We all became better people … read more.
William Crenshaw
Wed  Jan 7 2015 08:30AM
William Crenshaw of Lake Wales, Fla. passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at his residence. He was 83. Arrangements are by Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales. … read more.
Nathan Underwood
Wed  Jan 7 2015 08:31AM
Nathan Underwood, 89, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015, at Bartow Regional Medical Center. He was born Aug. 24, 1925, in Enterprise, Ala., to Judson J. and Mattie Lula … read more.
Mable Hardwick Johnson
Wed  Dec 31 2014 08:30AM
Mable H. Johnson, 96, of Whiteville, N.C., died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2014, in Lower Cape Fear Hospice & Lifecare Center. She as born May 10, 1918, in Columbus County, the … read more.
John W. Pickels
Wed  Dec 31 2014 08:30AM
John W. Pickels of Oakland Park, Fla., passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at his residence. He was 86. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. … read more.
Mary M. ‘Marie’ Knapstein
Wed  Feb 25 2015 09:10AM
Mary M. “Marie” Knapstein, 94, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Feb. 19, 2015, at The Groves in Lake Wales. Marie was born Dec. 8, 1920, in Lebanon, Wis. She … read more.
Thomas LeRoy Harper Sr.
Wed  Feb 25 2015 09:10AM
Thomas LeRoy Harper Sr. of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at the Lake Wales Medical Center. He was 77. Arrangements by Marion Nelson Funeral Home in … read more.
Peggy ‘Nana’ Woods
Wed  Feb 25 2015 09:10AM
Peggy “Nana” Woods of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at her residence. She was 83. Marion Nelson Funeral Home handling arrangements. … read more.
Admarine Carol Alexander
Fri  Feb 13 2015 10:30AM
Admarine Carol Alexander, of Orlando passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 3 at Orlando Lutheran Towers. She was 71. Arrangements are by Caver Funeral Home, Lake Wales. … read more.
Mary Faith Samuel
Fri  Feb 13 2015 10:30AM
Mary Faith Samuel, age 74, of Davisburg, Mich. and Lake Wal left this life to be with the Lord on Monday, Feb.2 at her Lake Wales home. Arrangements are by … read more.
Winifred June Felt
Fri  Feb 13 2015 10:30AM
June Felt, “Miss Frostproof,” 89, of Babson Park passed away Saturday, Feb. 7, at her daughter’s residence. Heaven welcomes a musical angel. She was born May 7, 1925 in Tampa … read more.
Wolfgang M. Juentgen
Fri  Feb 13 2015 10:24AM
Wolfgang M. Juentgen, 78, of Babson Park, Fla., passed away peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 at his residence. He was born Sept. 8, 1936 in Berlin, Germany, and has … read more.
Sylvia Clair Cooper
Wed  Feb 4 2015 08:30AM
Our beloved sister, Sylvia Clair Cooper passed away on Jan. 14, 2015. Sylvia was only 55. Come and share a story with friends and family to remember Sylvia between 1p.m. … read more.
Pauline Lovely
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:30AM
Pauline Lovely, 95, went home to be with the Lord on Jan. 17, 2015, at Hospice of Warren & Butler Counties, Middletown, Ohio, after a battle with cancer. She wore a … read more.
Richard L. Maffett
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Richard L. Maffett, of Indian Lake Estates, Fla., passed away Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Somers Hospice House in Sebring. He was 88. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. … read more.
Betty Jo Burkman
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Betty Jo Burkman, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at Kindred Healthcare. She was 74. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. … read more.
Bertalan D. ‘Bert’ Meseroll
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Bertalan D. “Bert” Meseroll, of Frostproof, Fla., passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at the Lake Wales Medical Center. He was 81. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. … read more.
Irialeth ‘DeeDee’ Rizo
Wed  Jan 28 2015 08:31AM
Irialeth “DeeDee” Rizo, 52, of Lake Wales, Fla., died on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, at Winter Haven Hospital. Arrangements are by Johnson Funeral Home, Lake Wales. … read more.
Beverly Mae DeLong
Wed  Jan 21 2015 08:30AM
Beverly Mae DeLong, 76, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Beverly was born July 12, 1938, in Muskegon, Mich., and was a winter visitor to Fort Meade … read more.
Gladys Louise Vaughan
Mon  Jan 12 2015 09:16AM
Gladys Louise Vaughan, 94, passed away on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at Grace Healthcare in Lake Wales. She was born in Mitchell County, Ga., on Oct. 21, 1920, and had been a … read more.
Robert E. Rowles
Wed  Jan 7 2015 08:30AM
Robert E. Rowles of Frostproof, Fla., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, at the Groves Center. He was 83. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. … read more.
Robert R. ‘Bob’ Reithel
Wed  Jan 7 2015 08:31AM
Robert R. “Bob” Reithel of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015, at Lake Wales Medical Center. He was 91. Arrangements are by Marion Nelson Funeral Home in … read more.
Margaret Amelia (Hunter) Lane
Wed  Jan 7 2015 08:30AM
Margaret Amelia (Hunter) Lane, 90, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, at IU Medical Health (Arnett) Facility in Lafayette, Ind. She was born on June 17, 1924, in Bartow, to … read more.
Carol Jean Grant
Wed  Dec 31 2014 08:30AM
Carol Jean Grant, age 68, passed away on Friday, Dec. 26, 2014 in Frostproof, Fla. She was born on Dec. 23, 1946 in Lake Wales, Fla., to the late Odell … read more.
Albert W. “AL” Ludwig
Wed  Dec 31 2014 08:30AM
Albert W. “AL” Ludwig, 83, of Lake Wales, Fla., passed away Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014, at The Groves Center in Lake Wales. Marion Nelson Funeral Home is handling arrangements. … read more.