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I B8 I LOCAL & STATEJ " FUNERALS & MEMORIALS Information in funerals & Memorials' is paid advertising. The News-Press also publishes notices of area residents' deaths free. To place either type of notice call 335-0324. Please visit for archived obituaries. Obituaries and photographs submitted to The News-Press may be published, distributed, repurposed and otherwise used in print, electronic and other media platforms. BRENT MICHAEL FLEMING AUGUST 24. 2010 Brent Michael Fleming, 33, of Fort Myers died Tuesday, August 24, 2010, surrounded by his family following a brief illness. Brent was a graduate of Fort Myers High School and attended Edison State College. Brent proudly served seven years in the US Navy as a Corpsman and Search and Rescue Diver, where he excelled and received many honors and accomplishments. Brent was a warm, outgoing person who never met a stranger. He brightened a room with his fun loving spirit and smile. He enjoyed surfing, all water sports, tennis, fishing, wonders of nature, photography, and all kinds of music. Brent is survived by his loving parents, Sherry and Gary Haas, Steve and Debbie Fleming, brothers Steve Fleming (Dayana), Man Fleming (Jada), Darrell Haas (Michelle), Bradley Fleming and sister Lindsey Fleming. Grandparents, Marty and John Gast, Patricia Fleming Rutledge; his precious daughter Alexa Fleming, and her mother, Emily Fleming; uncles and aunts John Barker (Fran), Jim Fleming (Cheryl), Charlie Fleming (Susie), Peggy King (Randy), nephews Nico, Luke, Lance, Jake, niece Kelsey, and many cousins. - Friends are invited to join the family in a celebration of Brent's life on- Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at Fuller Funeral Home, 1625 Pine Ridge Road, Naples, FL. Visitation is from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. A memorial service will immediately follow visitation. Sarasota National Cemetery will be Brent's honored resting place. In lieu cf flowers, you may contribute to a College Trust Fund for Brent's 5 year-old daughter, Alexa. Make checks payable to ALEXA FLEMING, and mailed to 1374 Miracle Lane, Ft. Myers, FL 33901 For online condolences please visit: www.fullerfuneralhome. ED C. HALEY JR. AUGUST 21, 2010 Ed C. Haley Jr., of Lehigh Acres, Jr., passed away August 21st, 2010. He was a loving husband to the late Josefina Haley for many wonderful years; a loving father, brother and grandfather who will be missed dearly. Highly decorated, Ed served his country proudly as a journalist in the United States Navy. Visitation will be held 3 -. 5pm Monday August 30th, 2010 at the Anderson - Patterson Cremation and Funeral Services chapel, 2701 Lee Blvd. Lehigh Acres, FL 3397 (239) 368 - 7080. Interment will take place in Arlington National Cemetery October 13th, 2010 at 9am. Visit www.andersonpatterson. com to send condolences. The deep pain that is felt at the death of every friendly soul arises from the feeling that there is in every individual something which is inexpressible, peculiar to him or her alone and is therefore absolutely and irretrievably lost. Arthur Schoepenliauer COMPASSIONATE AND CARING CALL US AND COMPARE NOW OFFERING PRE-NEED I 'T If Dr. Snead cures over 2,000 cataract patients a year! John W. Snead, MO, FACS Laser Eya Surgeon or1' H V VP PATRICIA JUNE HENTHORN AUGUST 26, 2010 Patricia June Henthorn, 80, of Bonita Springs, FL., formerly of Indianapolis, died Thursday, August 26, 2010. She was born on January 27, 1930 in Indianapolis to Otto and Lennie (Bixley) Heun. Patricia was a 1948 graduate of Ben Davis High School and attended Butler University. She was a longtime member of Colonial Hills Baptist Church and currently a member of Gospel Baptist Church in Bonita Springs. Patricia served in many areas of the church including choir (since the age of 7), nursery, piano, nursing home services and Bus Ministry. She was a member of the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir. Patricia worked all of her married life as an office manager for the Henthorn family businesses: Henthorn Mower and Engine Service, Lifestyle Distributors and Henthorn Marketing, which handled the marketing for products such as Tarn Pre" and Nature Ice. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; her daughter, Sandra Lee Henthorn and son, David A. Henthorn. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, William G. Henthorn; daughters, Julie Henthorn (Robert Schneider) and Laura (James) Nitschke; sons, William (Bobbi) Henthorn and John (Margarita) Henthorn; daughter -in- law, Susan Henthorn; 16 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Patricia will be sorely missed, but she is at home with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Funeral Services for Mrs. Henthorn will be held at Colonial Hills Baptist Church, Indianapolis on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 11am. Visitation will be from 5 until 8pm Monday evening, also at the church. Burial will take place in Washington Park East Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons International; with which all monetary contributions go directly to printing bibles. Friends are invited to leave online condolences for the family at Arrangements entrusted to Flanner and Buchanan Funeral Center Speedway. THOMAS "CLYDE" LANNING AUGUST 21 ,2010 Thomas "Clyde" Lanning, 68, passed away on August 21st in Ft. Myers after a battle with cancer. Born and raised in Nelsonville, OH, a resident of Ft. Myers, FL since 1975. Clyde worked for the Lee County Parks and Recreation for 20 yrs. He was a supervisor over Bonita Beach Park when he retired in 2005. Clyde is survived by his wife, Reta Klinebriel Lanning, four children, Teresa (Drew) Clark of Elkton.'MD, D.J. (Dana) Wolfe of Pickens S.C., Lance (Tammy) Lanning of Savannah, GA and Tisna Lanning of Cape Coral as well as his mother, Kathryn Mills Lanning of Nelsonville, OH, a brother, Fred (Christie) Lanning of Trenton, IL, three granddaughters, Courtney and Brittany Clark and Levna Lanning. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Lanning and a brother, Kelsie Lanning. As per Clyde's wishes, there will be no memorial services. Friends may sign the guest book at: The little things? The little moments? They aren't little. Ion Kabat-Zinn AUGUST CATARACT FT Li C j AWARENESS MONTH REV. FRED J. MCCOMB AUGUST 26, 2010 Rev. Fred J McComb, 84 went to be with the Lord on Thursday August 26, 2010. He was surrounded by his beloved wife of 63 years and their four children. He served the Lord as a minister in the West Ohio Conference of the United Methodist Church for 32 years and as an assistant minister to Faith United Methodist Church in Ft. Myers, FL for 12 years. He was an avid fisherman, loved to travel, and enjoyed being with family and friends. Fred is survived by his wife Violet, children Jeff McComb, Kathy Stebing, Brian McComb and Brenda Pat-ton, 10 grandchildren, and 1 1 great grandchildren. One of 7 children, he is also survived by siblings Robert McComb, Marilyn Mills, Carol Goss-men, and Douglas McComb, loving nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father Fred and mother Cora-belle, sister Rita Smith and brother Gerald McComb. A memorial service will be held at noon on Monday, August 30 at Fremont United Methodist Church in Fremont, IN, with calling hours from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. Noon. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made In Care Of Beams Funeral Home in Fremont, IN for the Faith U.M. Church Memorial Fund Ft. Myers, FL. Arrangements By Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, Indiana (260) 495-2915 Condolences may be sent to: www.beamsfuneralhome. FREDERICK VICTOR ROWE . AUGUST 25, 2010 j.-A " ; Frederick Victor Rowe, age 89 of Rochester, Michigan, formerly of Fort Myers, FL, August 25, 2010. Loving husband of the late Pauline. Dear father of Patricia (Dale) Proulx and Diana (David) Julet. Grandfather of Nicole and Matthew Proulx and Joseph Julet. Brother of Philip (Inge), George (Marie), Herbert Rowe, Annabelle (Robert) Little and the late William, Margaret, Dorothy and Gerald Rowe. Fred was co-owner of Wolverine Pattern in Warren, member of the Hazel Park Masonic Lodge, Past Commodore of PMYC and Bayside Yacht Club. Funeral services were held Saturday, August 29, 2010 at the Potere-Modetz Funeral Home 339 Walnut Blvd, Rochester, Michigan. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday 5-9 pm. Interment Christian Memorial Cemetery. Suggested memorials to American Heart Assoc or Season Hospice. Online guestbook GARY EMERSON SNIDER JULY 26, 2010 Gary Emerson Snider, age 54, passed away on July 26th, 2010. Gary was a lifelong resident of Fort Myers, graduating from Fort Myers Senior High. Gary was preceded in death by his parents, Emerson and Carolyn Snider. He is survived by his two sisters, Deborah Seibert of Fort Myers, and Barbara Bailey of Atlanta, GA Gary had a passion for automobiles, especially Lemans series racing and attended the 12 hours of Sebring race, for 40 years, missing only a few. times. Friends may visit with the family and each other at a memorial gathering on Saturday, Sept. 4th at 4:00 PM at his home. For details, please e-mail Barbara Bailey; . , What lies behind us and what lies before us are small matter compared to what lies within us. Ralph Waldo Emerson ii SUNDAY. AUGUST THOMAS LYNN STANTON SR. AUGUST 26, 2010 I ,- " ," Thomas Lynn Stanton, Sr., 60 of Cape Coral, FL passed away after a short battle with cancer on Thursday, August 26, 2010 at his home. He was born on November 13, 1949 in Troy, Pennsylvania. He moved to Cape Coral in 1980 from Elmira, NY. Thomas was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1971. He is a member of St. Andrew Catholic Church, V.F.W. Post 8463, DA.V. Chapter 108, Corvette Museum and the N.C.R.S. (National Corvette Restores Society). He is survived by his loving family including his wife, De-nise Stanton; children, Kim Stanton of Ft. Myers, Thomas L. Stanton, II of Cape Coral, Jameson DePaola of Cape Coral; parents, Horace Burton Stanton, II and Lois Marie Shieve Stanton of Horsehead, NY; brothers, Jeffrey Stanton of Elmira, NY and Bill Stanton of Erin, NY; granddaughter, Jazmyn DePaola; nephew, Corey Stanton; nieces, Mal-lory Stanton and Brooke Roberts. He was predeceased by his aunt, Jean Viscelli. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm on Monday at Coral Ridge Funeral Home, 1630 SW Pine Island Rd., Cape Coral. The funeral service will be at 10 am on Tuesday at the funeral home with entombment to follow at Coral Ridge Cemetery with military honors provided by V.F.W. Post 8463. In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in his memory be made to Hope Hospice, 2430 Diplomat Parkway East, Cape Coral. Please visit to share in his life story and leave online thoughts and memories for his family or call 1-800-553-0107 and enter code 21911089 to leave a message. Caafcoet FmnuHoHitCcwint JACK WILLIAMS AUGUST 17, 2010 Jack Williams, 72, of Lakeland, FL passed away Aug. 17 after a brief illness. Jack was a member of the popular 70's show group and Fort Myers favorites, "The Fall Guys." He will be remembered as a true genius for his great musical arrangements and an entertainer who made you laugh with his comedic talents. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. Memorial services are private. Pay Tribute Remember your loved ones with a memorial tribute ad in -Obituaries, featured everyday J .U 1 O. ;" i in mejjuuuooimeseuiuiv I CALL TODAY AND PLACE YOUH V i IN MEMOBIAM AD AT 335.0:i2 DeUveringyourworid THE NEWS-PRESS , news-press com Listening To Your Needs... Because We tare Complete Cremation i Packages beginning I fro nr I 369-2181 1100 Lee Blvd Before You Commit... Compare Facilities Price Reputation Experience Don't Settle For Less Please Call for Information Riser Funeral Home 9231 Cypress Lake Drive 239-481-4341 Get 'Mi' A. I the 29. 2010 THE NEWS-PRESS DEATHS LEE COUNTY HUFF, ROBERT A, 84, of Cape Coral died Aug. 26. Arrangements by National Cremation and Burial Society. MELZER SHARON LEE, 67, of Fort Myers, died Aug. 26. Arrangements by Affordable Cremations, A Dignified Alternative. TALLAHASSEE FAMU band founder dies at 91 The founder and longtime director of the Florida A&M "Marching 100" band has died. William E Foster was 91. University officials say Foster died early Saturday in Tallahassee. Foster served as the marching band's director from 1946 to 1998. He created more than 200 halftime pageants for the marching band at the historically black univer-, sity. He is credited with innovating marching band techniques, including a high stepping style imitated by bands nationwide. In 1989, the French chose the Marching 100 to represent the United States in the Bastille Day Parade celebrating the 200th anniversary of the French Revolution. The band also has performed in Super Bowls, the Grammys and the inaugurations of Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. MIAMI Florida seeks more train funding Florida's Department of Transportation is seeking more federal funding to boost highspeed rail and regular passenger train service. In January, President Barack Obama announced that Florida would receive $1.25 billion for high-speed rail between Tampa and Orlando. That was half of what the state wanted. Florida Rail Enterprise's executive director said the state now is asking for $1.1 billion more for the Tampa-Orlando project, $8 million to extend that service from Orlando to Miami and $250 million to resume passenger train service from Miami to Jacksonville. : In an Aug. 5 letter to federal transportation officials, Gov. Charlie Crist said the $1.1 billion would help Florida com Harvey engelhardt Metz ff Vitnemi Hnmp. fr Cremntnrv LEND US YOUR EARS! Participants Sought h For Hearing Aid Study Better Hearing Centers of Florida is conducting an important field study on a new model of open ear hearing aid. It is smaller and more t For further information on becoming a participant in this field study CALL: (239) 249-3171 This Is an Independent study funded by Better Hearing, Inc. 0 201 0 the Doggone Facts: Approximately 20.5 million Americans age 40 and over are affected by Cataracts On a global scale Cataracts are 12525 leading cause of blindness VHTrEHOUSE,HUGH U, 85, of Sanibel died Aug. 26. Arrangements by National Cremation and Burial Society. CHARLOTTE COUNTY TENNANT, ANITA K., 72, of Port Charlotte, died Aug. 26. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home and Crematory. plete the Tampa-Orlando service by 2015. CORAL SPRINGS Man told to remove patriotic display A South Florida police official is fighting his homeowner association's request that he remove a patriotic display from his garage door. Joe Milenkovic is the assistant police chief-in Delray Beach. Four-inch magnetic letters spell out "God Bless America" across the top half of the 45-year-old's garage door in Coral Springs. The homeowners association said that violates a rule prohibiting signs displayed without written permission. The property manager has proposed Milenkovic put up a flag instead. Milenkovic argues his display is not a sign because it consists of individual magnets. Neighbors said they support the homeowners association's enforcing its rules. P0MPAN0 BEACH Injured whale spotted again An injured sperm whale calf has been spotted again off South Florida's coast. Officials said a private boater spotted the whale Friday morning about a mile off Pom-pano Beach. The Florida Fish and .Wildlife Conservation Commission responded with an aerial search but failed to find the marine mammal. The whale was first seen Tuesday at a Miami Beach marina with injuries to its head, back and tail flukes. A veterinarian planned to euthanize it and administered some sedatives before losing the whale in a strong current. The whale surfaced in the Hillsboro Inlet on Thursday ' before witnesses saw it head out to open waters. The Associated Press A Tradition In Lee County For Over 100 years! FORT MYERS: 239.936.2177 CAPE CORAL: 239.542.2134 comfortable than traditional hearing aids. We are seeking people with hearing loss to participate in this study. Both current hearing aid users and non-users are needed. Participants will have 45 days risk-free to evaluate this new hearing aid. All lab and testing services are performed at no charge. At the end of the initial trial period, participants may return the aids or be allowed to purchase them at a highly discounted price. Eyt Pbyiiitani and Surgeons New Brittany Blvd. Ft Myers, FL 33907

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