Evan P. Lagerloef
Evan P. Lagerloef, age 33, died Monday, Jan. 19, 1998.
He had been a resident of Bay County, Fla., for the past 10 years. He was a graduate of Choctawhatchee High School and Okaloosa-Walton Junior College.
Survivors include his wife, Kristine Fisk Lagerloef; son, Evan Joseph Lagerloef; brother, Kris Lagerloef of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; mother, Sandy Lagerloef of Fort Walton Beach; and father, J.P. Lagerloef of Southport, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to CARE; Attention: Comptroller; 4000 E. 3rd St.; Panama City; FL 32404; in memory of Evan P. Lagerloef.
A memorial service will be held at Gulf Beach Baptist Church, 10620 Hutchison Blvd., (Middle Beach Road), Panama City Beach, Fla., at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 24.
Nathaniel Louis Sanchez
Nathaniel Louis Sanchez, infant son of Rafael and Mary Sanchez of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., passed away Monday, Jan. 19, 1998, in a Pensacola, Fla., hospital. Other survivors include his maternal grandparents, Louis E. Dykes and the late Ann Dykes; paternal grandparents, Rafael and Irma Sanchez Sr.; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, in Point Washington Cemetery, Point Washington, Fla., with the Rev. Jack Webster officiating.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the parents, Rafael and Mary Sanchez, to help defer expenses.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is entrusted with arrangements.
Elbert Steven Richardson
Elbert Steven Richardson, age 87, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla., died Wednesday morning, Jan. 21, 1998, in a local hospital.
Mr. Richardson was born in Mossy Head, Fla., and was a lifelong resident of DeFuniak Springs.
Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Edna E. Richardson of DeFuniak Springs; sons, Elwood Richardson and wife Luvern of DeFuniak Springs, and Murray Richardson and wife Lavern of MacClenny, Fla.; daughters, Darlene Coverdale and husband Jack of Alvin, Texas, and Gloria Rollo and husband Richard of Milton, Fla.; brother, J.W. Richardson of Tallahassee, Fla.; grandchildren, Steven Richardson, Jimmy Richardson, Doug Richardson, Jennifer O'Brian, Terri Hamilton, Lisa Preston, Chris Walters and Jack Coverdale Jr.; and nine great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, in Euchee Valley Presbyterian Church with Dr. Bob Jaye officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23.
Clary-Godwin Funeral Home, DeFuniak Springs, is in charge of arrangements.
Margaret "Peg" Meisenheimer
Margaret "Peg" Meisenheimer passed away on Friday, Jan. 23, 1998, after a lengthy illness. She was a resident of the Westwood Retirement Center. Mrs. Meisenheimer was preceded in death by her husband, Claude N. Meisenheimer.
She is survived by her son, Robert Meisenheimer and his wife, Linda, of Fort Myers, Fla.; daughters, Carolyn Badger and husband, Richard, of Lafayette, Calif., Jane Alden and her husband, Gary, of Destin, and Jean Beasley and her husband, Michael, of Jackson, Miss.
She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Helen Meisenheimer of Amarillo, Texas, and devoted friends Loyal Phillips and Mary Bryant of Fort Walton Beach. She leaves 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Mrs. Meisenheimer was born in Akron, Ohio, on Sept. 6, 1918, the daughter of Earl and Ethel Sanborn. She attended Denison University in Ohio and the Cleveland Institute of Art.
Mrs. Meisenheimer attended First Baptist Church Sunday School and she also attended church services at Westwood Retirement Center. A memorial service was held on Saturday, Jan. 24, 1998, with interment at Beal Memorial Cemetery. In memory of Peg, the family requests donations be made to the charity of your choice.
Una Mae Bown
Mae Bown, beloved wife and mother, age 76, of Destin, Fla., died Sunday, Jan. 25, 1998, at Destin Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Bown was born on the 4th of July, 1921, in Red Level, Ala. She served as a chief petty officer in the U.S. Navy during World War II, and is a registered charter member of the Women in Military Service Memorial in Washington, D.C.
After accompanying her husband during his 30-year military career in the U.S. Air Force, she resided in Destin for 29 years. She enjoyed playing bridge, gardening and attending water aerobic classes. Mae will be missed by all who knew her.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years, retired Lt. Col. Fred B. Bown; children, Ann Moe and husband Kent of Springfield, Minn., Linda Neal and husband Scott of Fort Collins, Colo., Fred Bown Jr. and wife Adriana of Navarre, Fla., and Nancy Bown Harrison and husband Tray of Destin; stepchildren, Carre Bown Ridgway of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., George A. Bown and wife Rosemary of San Diego, Calif., Bonnie Bown Magnotti and husband Bob of Fairfax, Va.; sister, Alice Fields of Red Level, Ala.; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Interment will be in Destin Memorial Cemetery. A private family graveside service will be conducted on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. with Stephen Olivier officiating.
The family would like to thank all the thoughtful friends who gave their love and support at this difficult time. Dr. Anthony Decotis for his care of many years and the staff at Destin Health and Rehabilitation Center and Columbia Fort Walton Beach Medical Center.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., entrusted with arrangements.
Odessa N. Steyerman
Graveside services for Odessa Steyerman, age 87, were held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 1998, at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Thomasville, Ga., with Rabbi Stanley Garfein officiating.
Mrs. Steyerman died Thursday, Jan. 22, in Niceville, Fla. She was originally from Cincinnati and moved to Thomasville. In 1935 she married Lawrence Steyerman, one of four sons who had Steyerman's Department Store, a local landmark for many years in Thomasville. In 1957 the family moved to Tallahassee, Fla., where she opened and ran the Talem Restaurant from 1963 to 1968 with her two sons after the death of her husband. In 1971 she opened the Antique Village and ran it until her health failed in 1996. She then moved to Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
Mrs. Steyerman is survived by her sons, Larry Steyerman of Fort Walton Beach, and Victor Steyerman of Freeport, Fla.
Contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice of Northwest Florida, 1005 W. College Blvd., Suite B, Niceville, FL 32578.
McLaughlin Mortuary, Fort Walton Beach, is in charge of arrangements.
Jeanette T. Hendricks
Jeanette Thompson Hendricks, age 64, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away Jan. 23, 1998.
She was born in Cordele, Ga., on Oct. 16, 1933. She moved to this area in 1959, coming from Valdosta, Ga. Mrs. Hendricks was preceded in death by her husband, John Nathan Hendricks, in 1979.
She is survived by her son, John Nathan Hendricks Jr. and daughter-in-law, Joann, of Wichita Falls, Texas; daughters, Michelle and son-in-law Dennis Hortman of Oglethorpe, Ga., Dawn and son-in-law, Kevin Patterson of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and Sonya Elise Hendricks, also of Fort Walton Beach; brothers, Sanders C. Thompson Jr. and wife Mary of Americus, Ga., Ovid D. Thompson and wife Juanita, of Savannah, Tenn., Russell R. Thompson of Melbourne, Fla.; a sister, Doris Chenault and husband William of Shalimar, Fla.; grandchildren, Duane and Joshua Hortman, Shane and Phillip Patterson; and husband, Eugene Putzer of Fort Walton Beach.
Friends may call at a visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the McLaughlin Mortuary.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, 1998, at the McLaughlin Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. Wendell Wright officiating. Burial will follow in Beal Memorial Cemetery.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., entrusted with the services and arrangements.
Nannie Orene Fleming
Nannie Orene Fleming, age 87, of Crestview, Fla., was called from this life to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, from the North Okaloosa Medical Center in Crestview, Fla., on Sunday, Jan. 25, 1998.
Mrs. Fleming was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. W.D. Fleming; and by a son, Billy Ray Fleming. She was born in Laurel Hill, Fla., on May 14, 1910, to James B. and Henerietta Barrow Madden and had been a lifetime resident of the Northwest Florida area. Mrs. Fleming was a devoted Christian, and as the wife of a minister was a dedicated and beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was an outstanding homemaker who taught her family by a godly example. She was a member of the Clear Springs Assembly of God Church.
Survivors include her sons and daughters-in-law, J.B. and Barbara Fleming, and Wilburn and Carolyn Fleming, all of Crestview; daughters and sons-in-law, Pauline Hadden of Laurel Hill, Eva Horry of Bluffton, S.C., Betty and Bob Worsham of Orange Park, Fla., Shirley and Glenn Nielson of Pensacola, Fla., Faye and Robert Dallons of Techachapi, Calif., Lottie and Fred Reed of Laurel Hill, and Linda and Howard Henderson of Pensacola; sisters, Lorene Fleming of Crestview, Trudell Clary of Milton, Fla., and Bonnie Coleman of Galveston, Texas; 31 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and a large extended family of nephews, nieces and cousins.
A time of visitation will be conducted at Whitehurst Funeral Home on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m.
The funeral service will be conducted from the chapel of Whitehurst Funeral Home on Wednesday, Jan. 28, at 11 a.m. with the Rev. James Paul officiating, assisted by the Rev. Edwin Vickers. Interment will follow in Live Oak Park Memorial Cemetery in Crestview.
Active pallbearers will be granddaughters; and honorary pallbearers will be members of the Ministerial Association.
Floral tributes will be accepted at the funeral home.
Arrangements and services under the direction of Whitehurst Funeral Home, 436 W. James Lee Blvd., Crestview.
Vivian Margaret Noethen
Vivian Margaret Noethen, age 77, died Friday, Jan. 23, 1998, at Eisenhauer Medical Center in Palm Desert, Calif.
Mrs. Noethen was born on April 18, 1920, in Moline, Ill. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Mrs. Noethen was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Charles Noethen in 1992, and is survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Thomas and Deborah Noethen of Shalimar, Fla., Michael F. and Denise Noethen of Cudahy, Wisc., Gregory and Pamela Noethen of Jackson, Mich.; daughter and son-in-law, Diana and Richard Klumpp of Palm Desert, Calif.; 10 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, at St. Mary's Catholic Church with Father Raymond Mullins officiating. Graveside interment services will follow at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, Fla.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Northwest Florida Alzheimer's Association, 119 N.W. Hollywood Blvd., Suite 103, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548.
Little Chapel Funeral Home, 910 Beal Pkwy., Fort Walton Beach, is in charge of arrangements.
Cyrus M. Smith
Maj. Cyrus M. Smith, age 73, U.S. Air Force retired, of Shalimar, Fla., passed away in a Pensacola, Fla., hospital on Jan. 23, 1998.
Maj. Smith was born on Dec. 24, 1924, in Pontiac, Mich. His main activities included the church choir in the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Shalimar; and singing with the Barbershop Singers and the Community Chorus. He was known as the "Christmas Tree Man" by selling Christmas trees annually since 1970 in the Fort Walton Beach area. He was a graduate of Michigan State University and received his master's degree from Troy State University.
Maj. Smith is survived by his wife of 48 years, June Trump Smith of Shalimar; children, Lynne Holms of Shalimar, Paul Smith of North Carolina, Linda Ross of Colorado, and Shirley Johnson of Alabama; sisters, Ethyl Forsythe of California, and Grace Bronson of Michigan; and nine grandchildren.
The family will receive friends and a memorial service will be conducted at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Shalimar at 4 p.m. Tuesday.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial gifts be made to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in memory of Cyrus M. Smith.
Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 113 N.E. Racetrack Road, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.
Cecil Boyd Feagans
Cecil Boyd Feagans, age 77, of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., passed away Jan. 26, 1998.
He was born on Sept. 20, 1920, in Clarke County, Va., the son of Cecil Benjamin and Sarah Sally Spates Feagans.
He is survived by his wife, Grace Dorel Feagans of Fort Walton Beach; brothers, Wilder W. Feagans of Winchester, Va., Bill T. Feagans of Charles Town, W.Va.; and sisters, Elaine F. Moore, Marian F. Jones and Nancy F. Vincent, all of Baryville, Va.
He retired from the U.S. Air Force and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, having served with the 101st Airborne Division in the European Theater of Operations. He made combat jumps behind enemy lines during the invasion of Europe, on D-Day and in Holland.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. with a Masonic service at 6:30 p.m. at McLaughlin Mortuary.
A funeral service will be held at McLaughlin Mortuary on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Beal Memorial Cemetery, with full military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Northwest Florida Inc., 1005 N. College Blvd., Niceville, FL 32578.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, entrusted with arrangements.
Mame Elliot Harmon
Mame Elliot Harmon, age 76, of Kingston, Ohio, died Jan. 26, 1998.
She was born on March 25, 1921, in Columbus, Ohio.
Mrs. Harmon was preceded in death by her first husband, Roy William Murray Jr. in 1944, who died during the Normandy Invasion. She then married local attorney Charles D. Harmon in 1956, and he died in 1983. Mrs. Harmon came to Marion in 1955 to work for Dr. Carl Sheehe.
She was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church; a graduate of Marysville High School; attended Ohio State University in the first dental hygienist class; and graduated from the University of Southern California. She was a member and founder of Marion Mixers Garden Club; Marion Garden Club; life member of State Garden Club; Mansfield district director of Garden Club of Ohio; Town and Country Garden Club; Marion Garden Forum; Marion County Historical Society; and a certified landscape designer. She also enjoyed traveling throughout the world.
She is survived by her daughters, Ms. Pamela Murray of Austin, Texas, Mrs. Robert J. (Bonnie) Welty of Columbus, and Mrs. John (Barbara Harmon) Larson of Morrison, Colo.; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Mrs. Ben (Jane) King of Dayton, Ohio, and Nancy Sass of Sylvania, Ohio. Two sons preceded her in death, David Harmon and Charles Harmon.
Memorial services will be conducted at St. Paul's Episcopal Church with the Rev. John Holliger officiating at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30.
At Mrs. Harmon's request, her body has been donated to Ohio State University. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice, c/o Marion General Hospital.
Arrangements by Denzer-Farison-Hottinger Funeral Home in Marion.
James C. Padmore
James C. "Jim" Padmore, age 79, of Crestview, Fla., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 26, 1998, in a local hospital.
He was born in Warren, Ohio. Mr. Padmore was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force with 20 years of service; a resident of the Crestview area for the past 36 years; and a member of Milligan Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Ruthie Padmore of Crestview; sons, Perry D. Vaughn and Dennis D. Vaughn, both of Holt, Fla.; daughters, Leah Helms of Baker, Fla., and Cecilia Padmore of Crestview; sisters, Ena Cuthberpson of California, Gertrude Smidth of Youngstown, Ohio, Ruth Sager of Columbiana, Ohio, and Mildred Haus of Youngstown; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Funeral services will be conducted at McLaughlin Chapel on Thursday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Ted Jernigan officiating. Urn interment will be at a later date in Milligan Cemetery in Milligan, Fla.
McLaughlin-Aultman Funeral Home, Crestview, is in charge of arrangements.
Alma M. Blanding
Alma M. Blanding, age 59, of Niceville, Fla., died Thursday, Jan. 22, 1998, in a local hospital.
She was born on Feb. 6, 1938, in Wade, N.C., and was a retied school teacher. She had lived in Niceville since 1996.
Survivors include John E. Blanding of Fayetteville, N.C.; mother, Marion Murphy; sons, John E. Blanding II of Fayetteville, and Felix Trisan of Niceville; daughter and son-in-law, Natalie and Rodger Smith of Shalimar, Fla.; brother, Elton E. Evans of Baumholder, Germany; granddaughter, Courtney N. Edwards of Shalimar; and a host of friends and relatives.
A visitation will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at McLaughlin Mortuary.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Greater Peace Missionary Baptist Church in Fort Walton Beach with the Rev. Willie Farrow officiating. Burial will be in Beal Memorial Cemetery.
McLaughlin Mortuary, 17 Chestnut Ave., Fort Walton Beach, Fla., entrusted with arrangements.
Polly Bos, age 46, died Jan. 25, 1998, at the Earl B. Hadlow Hospice Center in Jacksonville, Fla., following a long battle with cancer.
Ms. Bos moved to Jacksonville, Fla., after receiving her bachelor of arts degree, magna cum laude, from the State University of New York at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1979. Ms. Bos then obtained her law degree with honors, including Florida Law Review 1980-82, from the University of Florida, College of Law, Gainesville, Fla., in 1982. Subsequent degrees and education include masters of education, mental health counseling, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, 1995; graduation from Circuit Civil and Family Meditation Programs Academy of Dispute Resolution, and a Florida Supreme Court certified circuit civil and family court mediator.
After receiving her law degree, Polly worked for Mahoney Adams and Criser P.A. in Jacksonville from 1982-1986. She then became vice president and assistant general counsel to First Union National Bank of Florida from 1986-1994. Polly then, after receiving her education degree, became adjunct professor at the University of North Florida, Jacksonville.
Ms. Bos served as an intern for the United Nations Subcommittee on Human Rights Law, an aide to the International Red Cross, L'Institut d'Henri Durant, Geneva, Switzerland; on the board of trustees, State of Florida Cultural Action and Education Alliance; and on the board of directors of the Jacksonville Cultural Council. Ms. Bos was a member of the Florida and Jacksonville Bar Association and the American Bar Association.
Ms. Bos is survived by her two children, Paul and Alexis Rice; mother, Rene Bos; two brothers, Peter Bos of Destin, Fla., and John Bos of Orchard Park, N.Y.; and one sister, Ann Radwan of Cairo, Egypt.
A memorial service and reception will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 7405 Arlington Expressway, Jacksonville.
At Ms. Bos' request, in lieu of flowers, those desiring may make donations to the Earl B. Hadlow Hospice Center, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Mandarin, FL 32257; or an education trust established for Ms. Bos' children at the Paul and Alexis Rice Trust, c/o William T. Wood, P.O. Box 2080, FL0060, Jacksonville, FL 32231.
Donald J. Wallace Jr.
Donald J. Wallace Jr. of Fort Walton Beach, Fla., went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Jan. 23, 1998.
He received his salvation at Brownsville Assembly of God on Jan. 21, 1998, while attending revival services with his band members. He was born in Elmira, N.Y., on March 24, 1957.
He is survived by his grandmother, Jennie; mother, Jennie; and father, Donald, all of Elmira, N.Y. Also, his dedicated wife, Ruth; daughter, Angelina; grandson, Brodrick; and numerous friends in Fort Walton Beach.
He will always be remembered for his vocal, harmonica and percussion talents, as well as his gentle heart. He will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved him and by those who had the opportunity to perform with him. He takes with him an unsurpassed vocal talent to the Kingdom of God.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that any donations be sent to the Donald Wallace family at 1302 Greenacres Ave., No. 19, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29, at Beasley Park on Okaloosa Island.
Funeral services provided by McLaughlin Mortuary.
Willa Rae Dixon
Willa Rae Dixon, age 70, a retired lab technician for Tom's Foods, died Jan. 27, 1998.
She was a resident of Freeport, Fla., and Salem Ala.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, in the chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary with the Rev. Ron Jordan officiating. Private interment services will take place in Lakeview Memory Garden in Phenix City, Ala.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30.
Mrs. Dixon was born on Dec. 29, 1927, in Geneva County, Ala., to Davis Helms Moseley and Will Moseley. She attended the Freewill Baptist Church; cared for the sick through Hospice care; was a member of American Legion; VFW; AARP; Good Sams Club. "Mr. Dixon said she was the best cook there is."
Survivors include her husband, Howard Edward "Pappy" Dixon Sr. of Freeport; daughter, Sandra "Sandi" Andrews of Smiths, Ala.; son, Howard E. "Eddie" Dixon Jr. of Alabaster, Ala.; sisters, Mattie Ruth Byrd of Midland City, Ala., and Jeanette Dixon of Columbus, Ga.; brothers, Albert Lee Moseley and Arthur Page Moseley, both of Columbus; several nieces and nephews; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
The family will accept floral arrangements, but contributions may be made to the Columbus Hospice Association in Columbus.
Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, Phenix City, is in charge of arrangements.
Richard B. Sloan Sr.
Richard Bryson Sloan Sr., age 87, died Jan. 21, 1998, in Florence, Ala.
He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran; and a member of the American Legion and the 40&8 for over 50 years. He was a lifelong Presbyterian and active in the First Presbyterian Church of Florence.
A graveside service was held on Friday, Jan. 23.
Mr. Sloan is survived by his wife, Hazel Sloan, of Rogersville, Ala. Other survivors include his former wife of 47 years, Virginia Sloan of Niceville, Fla.; sons, R.B. Sloan Jr. of Memphis, Tenn., and Walker W. Sloan of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; grandson, Trey and his wife Debbie Sloan, and great-grandchildren, Casey and Jessica Sloan of Port Charlotte, Fla.; granddaughter, Cindy and her husband Russell Rutledge, and great-grandchildren, Taylor and Ragan Rutledge of Collierville, Tenn.; grandson, Alex and his wife Tamara Sloan of San Juan, Puerto Rico; granddaughter, Katie Sloan of Tampa, Fla.; grandson, Marine Sgt. Stephen and his wife Julie Sloan, and great-grandchildren, Brittney, Laurin and Matilyn Sloan of Dallas, Ga.; granddaughter, Susan Sloan of Pensacola, Fla.; brothers, Walker M. Sloan of Aiken, S.C., Allan D. Sloan of Florence, and James H. Sloan of Birmingham, Ala.
Memorials may be made to the Presbyterian Children's Home or to a favorite charity.