Dorothy Ann Herbert
Dorothy "Ann" Louise Herbert of Butler, Pa., passed away Friday, Feb. 26, 1999, after an extended, courageous battle with cancer.
She was born on April 26, 1924, in Renfrew, Pa., to the late Mr. and Mrs. William Risch. She attended St. Paul College in St. Paul, Minn.
Mrs. Herbert was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. Walton G. Herbert, on Feb. 15, 1995. He was an associate minister at First United Methodist Church in Niceville, Fla.
Through the years of his pastorate ministry, Ann worked faithfully by his side, always sharing and caring for those who had a need.
She is survived by her two sisters, Bertha Batty of Warrendale, Pa., and Mary Lefever of Butler, Pa.; sister-in-law, Flo Herbert of Freeport; and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held in Evans City, Pa., on March 1.
There will be a special memorial service at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 14, at 3 p.m. for her many friends in this area.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society; Hospice; First United Methodist Church, Niceville; or Good News United Methodist Church in Santa Rosa Beach.
Emilia A. Wyrozemski
Emilia A. "Lila" Wyrozemski unexpectedly died of natural causes at her home on Sunday, March 7, 1999.
Lila was a native of Warsaw, Poland. She had lived in Fort Walton Beach since 1959.
Lila was devoted and tireless patron of the arts. She was an active member of the Arts and Design Society and the Emerald Coast Concert Association for more than 30 years.
Lila was a true animal lover and active in the promotion of humane treatment and kindness to animals.
Lila's classic charm and graciousness as well as her ebullient wit touched all of her friends. She will be missed by all of us, but will never be forgotten.
Lila is survived by her son, Ksawery, and daughter-in-law Gitte and other family in Poland.
A memorial service will be held at St. Mary's Catholic Church on Tuesday, March 16, 1999 at 4 p.m.
Contributions to the Emerald Coast Concert Association or flowers are welcome. Arrange-ments by McLaughlin Mortuary.
Aiden Ki Chapman
Infant Aiden Ki Chapman, three hours old, died March 12, 1999, at St. Francis South Campus in Indianapolis.
He was the son of Tracey J. Whitley Chapman and Jonas E. Chapman of Greenwood, Ind.
Aiden is also survived by his maternal grandparents, Kathy and Duane Whitley of Crestview, Fla.; and paternal grandparents, Robert and Mary Chapman of Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at Forest Lawn Wilson St. Pierre in Greenwood.
Rosemary Teresa Reynolds
Rosemary "Rosie" Reynolds, age 57, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., peacefully passed away Sunday, March 14, 1999, at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center after a lengthy and courageous battle with emphysema.
Rosie was born on Jan. 8, 1942, in Pit-tsburgh to Ray and Jean Skid-more. She was a graduate of Northwestern High School, College Park, Md. After high school she started her civil service career, working for the Department of the U.S. Navy in Washington, D.C. Eventually she transferred to U.S. Air Force Headquarters, Pacific Air Command, Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii. In August 1973, the family moved to Fort Walton Beach from Honolulu, Hawaii.
She is survived by her husband, Dick Reynolds of Fort Walton Beach; son, Mike Reynolds of Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.; son, Daniel Reynolds of Navarre, Fla.; daughter and son-in-law, Pamela and Gary Birge of Eglin Air Force Base; and daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Steven Hart of Pensacola. She was blessed with nine grandchildren.
Rosie was a devoted and loving wife - "She was not only my loving wife, she was my best friend." She also was a very creative and wonderful mother and a caring grandmother. We will miss her very much, and rejoice in the assurance of knowing she is in the presence of the Lord.
In accordance with Rosie's wishes, she was cremated, with internment in Beal Memorial Cemetery. There will be a private memorial service at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made in her name, with acknowledgement in the name of Dick Reynolds, P.O. Box 4942, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32549; to the American Lung Association of Florida, 4300 Bayou Blvd. Ste. No. 2, Pensacola, FL 32503. Let us all pray that a cure may be found.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, entrusted with arrangements.
Richard D. Wullschleger Jr.
Richard D. Wullschleger Jr., age 75, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away Monday morning, March 15, 1999, at Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
Mr. Wullschleger was born in Winifred, Kan., and moved to this area in 1964 from Ogden, Utah. He was a retired mechanical engineer with U.S. civil service, retiring in 1990 at Hurlburt Field, Fla., with over 30 years of total service. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Fort Walton Beach, where he attended the Young At Heart group and was active in the early planning for the new sanctuary.
Mr. Wullschleger was an Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and held a membership in ASHRAE. He was a past vice president of NARFE.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Cummings Wullschleger; son, Richard D. Wullschleger III; and daughter, Joyce Wullschleger.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Wanda Wullschleger; children, Alan Wullschleger and wife Diana of Mobile, Ala., and Donna Williams and husband Mark of Navarre, Fla.; stepchildren, Steven Holt and wife Sue of Lake Mary, Fla., Sherry Wagstaff and husband Roger of Stanley, N.C., Sandra Todd and husband Michael of Apopka, Fla., Brian Holt of Mary Esther, Fla., and Karen Bransten and husband Michael, currently stationed with the U.S. Air Force in England; brother, Robert L. Wullschleger and wife Margaret of Home, Kan.; sisters, Ruth Gee and husband Floyd of Silver Lake, Kan., and Margorie Vogler of Barnes, Kan.; and 18 grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Little Chapel Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, at First Baptist Church in Fort Walton Beach with Dr. Howard L. Gates officiating. Mr. Wullschleger will be moved to the church one hour prior to services.
Mr. Wullschleger will be transported to Marysville, Kan., for further services and interment in Marysville Memorial Cemetery with Kinsley Funeral Home, 1004 Broadway, Marysville, KS 66508, directing.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the New Sanctuary Fund of First Baptist Church, 21 First St., Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548.
Little Chapel Funeral Home, 910 Beal Pkwy., Fort Walton Beach, entrusted with arrangements.
Ethellene D. Ellis
Ethellene D. Ellis, age 68, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., graduated from life Sunday, March 14, 1999.
Mrs. Ellis was born on May 21, 1930, in Walton County, Fla., to Laura V. and the late Connie A. Daughtry.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Vera Burnham; and daughter, Anita Gainey.
Her spirit was of great compassion and unconditional love. She will be remembered for the love and kindness she willingly gave to others. The love of her children and family were paramount in her life.
She is survived by her husband, William E. Ellis; son, Charles E. Ellis of Memphis, Tenn.; sisters, Mildred Brooks of Shalimar, Fla., and Bonita Williams of Pensacola, Fla.; mother, Laura Daughtry of Shalimar; and grandchildren, Todd Gainey of Tallahassee, Fla., and Laura Gainey of Shaw Air Force Base, S.C.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 17, in the chapel of Clary-Godwin Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to your favorite charity in her honor.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home, DeFuniak Springs, is in charge of arrangements.
Mary L. Grantham
Mary L. (Deaner) Grantham, age 72, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away peacefully at her home March 13, 1999.
A memorial service will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Forest Heights Baptist Church.
Mildred Jane Maness
Mildred Jane Maness, age 68, of Niceville, Fla., died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C., following an extended illness.
She is survived by her husband, Thurman R. Maness of Niceville; son, Ray Maness and wife Diana of Washington, D.C.; daughter, Patti Kay Harris of Norman, Okla.; and parents, Mary Frances and Bob Taylor of Henderson, Tenn.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 20, at Casey Funeral Home Chapel in Henderson with the Rev. Larry Corder, pastor of Rocky Bayou Baptist Church, Niceville, officiating. Burial will follow in City Cemetery in Henderson.
The family will receive friends at 5 p.m. Friday, March 19, at the funeral home.
Services under the direction of Casey Funeral Home, 304 Crook St., Henderson.
Mary Orpha Stewart
Mary Orpha Stewart, age 82, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Tuesday, March 16, 1999, in a Jacksonville hospital.
She was born in Baker, Fla., on Aug. 31, 1916, and had been a longtime resident of Okaloosa County, Fla. She was a member of Baldwin Assembly of God Church in Baldwin, Fla.
Survivors include her sons, Roger Bryan of Tallahassee, Fla., and Wendell Bryan of Baldwin; brothers, Olin Johnson and Justus Johnson of Baker; sister, Voneva Cox of Columbus, Ga.; grandchildren, Jeffery and Robert Bryan, and Ronda Mustillo; and great-grandchildren, Ketie Bryan and Kelley Mustillo.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday and funeral services will be conducted t 2 p.m. Friday, March 19, at McLaughlin-Aultman Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Paul Hale officiating. Burial will be in Liveoak Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Bryan, Lewis Johnson, Howard Brunson, William Brunson, Mitchell Bryan, Robbie Bryan, Mike Mustillo and Jefferey Bryan.
McLaughlin-Aultman Funeral Home, 492 E. Pine Ave., Crestview, Fla., is entrusted with arrangements.
Edith Barton Prine
Edith Barton Prine died March 16, 1999, in a local hospital.
Mrs. Prine was born in Winthrop, Mass., on Aug. 16, 1928, and was preceded in death by her brother, Alan R. Barton Jr.
She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Preston; son and daughter-in-law, Alan and Galina Prine of Daphne, Ala.; daughter and son-in-law, Rosemary and David Hoodless of Mobile, Ala.; sister, Jeanne McKee of Greenville, S.C.; and grandsons, Alan and Joseph Prine of Fairhope, Ala.
Mrs. Prine lived in Fairhope for many years and had resided in Crestview, Fla., since 1968. She was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church and the Leisure Club. She was a faithful supporter of the Dominican Order of St. Jude. Contributions may be made to the Dominican Order of St. Jude, P.O. Box 170, Marbury, AL 36051.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, March 19, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church with Father Michael Reed officiating. Burial will follow in Liveoak Park Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. in the funeral home chapel.
Whitehurst Funeral Home, Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.