Gladys R. Bischoff, 71
OCALA — Gladys R. Bischoff, 71, a homemaker, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, at Estelle's House.
She was a native of New York and was a member of Queen of Peace Catholic Church.
Survivors include her sons, Edward Bischoff, La Vergne, Tenn., and Robert Bischoff, Nashville, Tenn.; daughters, Maureen Rey, Chantilly, Va., Linda Herrick, Fairfax Station, Va., and Debbie Bischoff, Ocala; brother, Thomas Dowd, and sister, Joan Landry, both of Weeki Wachee; eight grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Marion County, or to the Ocala Library.
Roberts Bruce West Chapel of Ocala provided information.
HERNANDO — Wanaceia "Aunt Baby" Martin, a homemaker, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000.
A native of Shamrock, Mrs. Martin moved here from Tampa in 1982. She was Baptist.
Mrs. Martin was the widow of Arthur J. Green II and Warren "Ted" Martin.
She is survived by her son, Arthur J. Green III, Jacksonville; brothers, Byron Taylor, Floral City, and James Taylor, Dunnellon; sisters, Barbara Schramm, Sun City Center, Joanne Brown, Brooksville, and Olive Noonan, Tampa; and two grandchildren.
Hooper Funeral Homes and Crematory, Beverly Hills Chapel, provided information.
Viola U. McFarland, 78
OKAHUMPKA — Viola U. McFarland, 78, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000, in Okahumpka.
She was a native of Savannah, Ga.
Survivors include her husband, John L. McFarland, Okahumpka; sons, Kenneth W. and Steve O. McFarland, both of Ocala, and James P. McFarland, Atlanta; daughter, Cheryl Bentley, Okahumpka; sisters, Mary Whitehurst and Gladys Ulmer, both of Ocala; and four grandchildren.
Roberts Jennings-Archway of Ocala provided information.
Thomas A. McKinnon, 76
MORRISTON — Thomas A. McKinnon, 76, a horse breeder and trainer, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000 at North Florida Regional Hospital.
A native of Highland Park, Mich., Mr. McKinnon moved here from Michigan in 1979.
He is survived by his wife, Muriel McKinnon, Morriston; daughter, Charlene Diehl, Ocala; sons, Thomas J. McKinnon, Ocala, and James McKinnon, Farmington Hill, Mich.; brothers, Angus McKinnon and Stewart McKinnon, both of Ocala, and John McKinnon, Rochester Hills, Mich.; five grandchildren; one great-grandson and many nieces and nephews.
Information was provided by Hiers Funeral Home, Ocala.
Merle I. Noyes, 82
CITRUS SPRINGS — Merle I. Noyes, 82, a retired purchasing agent for General Electric, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000 in Crystal River.
Mr. Noyes was born in Milo, Maine, and moved to Citrus Springs from Old Town, Maine, 17 years ago. He was Protestant. Mr. Noyes was a veteran of World War II, during which he served in the 8th U.S. Army Air Corps in the 834 Bomb Squadron, 486 Group.
He is survived by his wife, Elaine J. Noyes, Citrus Springs; son, Steven J. Noyes, Summerfield; daughters, Merlene Cowles, Edgecomb, Maine, Brenda Boucher, Fort Kent, Maine, and Rebecca Noyes, Summerville, S.C.; brother, Maurice R. Noyes, Greenbush, Maine; sisters, Margaret Noyes, Skowhegan, Maine, Phyllis Bulduc, Old Town, Maine, Ruth Thompson, Glenburn, Maine, and Debby Gillespie, South Portland, Maine; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Information was provided by Fero Funeral Home with Crematory, Beverly Hills Chapel.
Lillian M. Sullivan, 82
DUNNELLON — Lillian M. Sullivan, 82, a homemaker, died Saturday, Aug. 19, 2000.
A native of Troy, Colo., Mrs. Sullivan came here from St. Petersburg in 1956. She was a member of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Citrus Springs; she was a member of the Ladies Guild at the church; and she was a member of the Inverness Elks Club.
Mrs. Sullivan is survived by her husband of 47 years, Donald Sullivan, Dunnellon.
Information was provided by Fero Funeral Home with Crematory, Beverly Hills Chapel.
William J. VanCure, 74
OCALA — William J. VanCure, 74, a retired sales executive for Moore Business Farm, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Munroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala.
A native of Youngstown, Ohio, he came here from Tonawanda, N.Y., 17 years ago. Mr. VanCure was a Munroe Regional Medical Center Lions Club volunteer for 12 years, Elks Lodge member and a U.S. Navy World War II veteran.
Survivors include his son, Drew Van Cure, Salt Lake City; daughters, Heidi Irvin, York, Pa., and Debra Wexler, Memphis, Tenn.; sister, Dorothy Yanney, Dayton, Ohio; and seven grandchildren.
Roberts Downtown Funeral Chapel of Ocala provided information.
Ingeburg Caseholt, 72
OCKLAWAHA — Ingeburg Caseholt, 72, a homemaker, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Ocala Regional Medical Center.
A native of Desburg, Germany, she moved here from Germany in 1958. Mrs. Caseholt was a member of Order of the Eastern Star. She was Catholic.
Survivors include her son, Samuel Schurmann, Leesburg; sister, Doris Gantt, Moss Bluff; several brothers; and several nieces and nephews.
Hiers Belleview Funeral Home, Belleview, provided information.
Grace E. Fedder, 83
INVERNESS — Grace E. Fedder, 83, a former business owner, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000.
A native of Danville, Pa., she moved here from Covington, Ga., 16 years ago. Mrs. Fedder was co-owner of Oklahoma Tire and Supply of Covington for 15 years. She was an active member of First Presbyterian Church, Inverness.
Survivors include her husband of 62 years, H. Paul Fedder, Inverness; daughter, Susan Aaron, Covington; sister, Eleanor Kirkpatrick, Charlotte, N.C.; and a granddaughter.
Hooper Funeral Home, Inverness, provided information.
Helen A. Krug, 87
BEVERLY HILLS — Helen Armann Krug, 87, a retired payroll bookkeeper, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, in Lecanto.
A native of New York City, she moved here from Whitestone, N.Y., 20 years ago. Mrs. Krug was Catholic.
Survivors include her brother, Clinton Armann; sister, Adeline Ries, Maspeth, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews.
Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills, provided information.
Mae Luke, 81
OCALA — Mae Luke, 81, a homemaker, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Sylvia's Hospice House.
A native of Meridian, Miss., she moved here from Canton, Miss., in 1988. Mrs. Luke was Protestant.
Survivors include her daughters, Elizabeth Ann Noyes, Atlanta, and Cynthia Louise Anderson, Orange Park; son, Terry Marshall Luke, Ocala; brothers, Carlton Edgar Pevey, Jackson, Miss., and Edgar Ray Pevey, Huntsville, Ala.; and six grandchildren.
Hiers Funeral Home, Ocala, provided information.
Dewey Mason, 53
COLEMAN — Dewey Mason, 53, a construction worker, died Monday, Aug. 21, 2000.
A native of Lyons, Ga., he moved here in 1949. Mr. Mason was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was Protestant.
Survivors include his mother, Elnora Anderson, Lyons; stepfather, L.V. Anderson, Leesburg; brothers, James Mason, Sumterville, Willie Mason, Coleman, John Anderson, St. Cloud, Quince Anderson, Lyons, and L.V. Anderson, Leesburg; and sisters, Alfreida Anderson, Lady Lake, Viola Anderson, Fort Pierce, Fannie Dell Vanorder and Priscilla Henthorne, both of Ocala, and Nora V. Mallory and Sudie Anderson, both of Leesburg.
Banks-Page-Theus Funeral Home, Wildwood, provided information.
Joseph A. Semidei, 87
DUNNELLON — Joseph A. Semidei, 87, a former machine operator for a textile company, died Friday, Aug. 18, 2000, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.
A native of Yauco, Puerto Rico, he moved here from Lewiston, Maine, in 1998. Mr. Semidei was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He was a Jehovah's Witness.
Survivors include his wife, Hilda Semidei, Dunnellon; son, Pierre Semidei, Hoschton, Ga.; daughters, Daphne Carleton and Hilda Mazerolle, both of Dunnellon; brother, Saulo Semidei, Fort Lauderdale; sisters, Luz paz Cruz, Seattle, Celica Garcia, Holyoke, Mass., and Sara Cruz, Winter Park; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Roberts Funeral Home of Dunnellon provided information.
Gary M. Stephens, 45
OCALA — Gary Martin Stephens, 45, a salesman, died Thursday, Aug. 17, 2000, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.
A native of Tampa, he moved here from Lakeland in 1992. Mr. Stephens was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church, Tampa, and attended Druid Hills United Methodist Church, Ocala.
He is survived by his daughter, Michelle Marie Stephens, Pensacola; and his grandmother, Gertrude Stephens, Troy, Ala.
Roberts Funeral Home, Jennings-Archway Chapel, provided information.
Loretta Tamara, 82
SILVER SPRINGS SHORES — Loretta Tamara, 82, a retired bookkeeper, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000, at Munroe Regional Medical Center.
A native of Avoca, Pa., she moved here from Tannersville, N.Y., 22 years ago. Mrs. Tamara was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Silver Swingers and the New York Club.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas B. Tamara.
Survivors include her daughter, Laura T. Brower, Hagerstown, Md., Marie A. Schenk and Ann T. Price, both of Ocala; three grandsons; and two great-grandchildren.
Roberts Funeral Home, Bruce East Chapel, provided information.
Santana White, 12
SNELLVILLE, Ga. — Santana White, 12, a student at Crews Middle School, died Sunday, Aug. 20, 2000.
Miss White was a native of Florida. She was a member of Northeast Atlanta Hawks AAU basketball team.
Survivors include her parents, Rodney White and Kelly O'Neill, brothers, R.J. O'Neill-White and De'Andrea White, and sister, Dominique English, all of Snellville; grandparents, Bill and Toni O'Neill, Monroe, Ga., Arthur and Orine White, Ocala, and Paula Reeves, Kaneohe, Hawaii; and great-grandparents, Irene Blankenburg, Snellville, and Ernest and Mary Ash, Ocala.
Eternal Hills Funeral Home, Snellville, Ga., provided information.