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Date of Issue: January 03, 2008

Obituaries

Ronald Lee Baker

Ronald Lee Baker, 70, of Bradenton, died Dec. 27.

Formerly of Dayton, Ohio, Mr. Baker moved to Manatee County in 1999. He served in the U.S. Navy for 10 years. He was an active member of the Anna Maria Island Privateers, the Moose Lodge in Bradenton Beach and the Kirby Stewart American Legion Lodge No. 24, Bradenton.

Services were private. Covell Cremation and Funeral Center was in charge of arrangements.

He is survived by wife Dorothy “Dee”; daughters Renee Kirkley and husband Patrick, and Tracie Weston and husband Dale; son Darren and wife Lisa; and grand-children Danica Dean, Brandon Kirkley, Tanner Weston and Curren Weston.

 

Albert G. Blaser

Albert G. Blaser, 93, of Holmes Beach, died Dec. 27.

Mr. Blaser moved to Holmes Beach from New London, N.H., in 2003.

Services will be held at a later date. Brown and Sons Funeral Home, 43rd Street Chapel, Bradenton, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Alfred Handel

Alfred Handel, 86, of Bradenton, died Dec. 21.

Mr. Handel was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran. He retired in 1977 after 34 years with Grumman Aircraft in Bethpage, N.Y. He was past governor of the Moose Lodge, Bradenton Beach.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Jayne; daughter Lorraine of Bradenton; sons Henry of Bradenton and Alfred of Wanaque, N.J.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

 

John Riedel

John Riedel, 80, of Bradenton, died Dec. 20.

He was a member of the Bradenton Beach Moose Lodge, Elks Lodge, Kirby Stewart Post 24 and a lifetime member of the Monroe Michigan Boat Club.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Mabel. Contributions may be made to Tidewell Hospice and Palliative Care, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota FL 34238.

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