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Date of Issue: March 30, 2005

Obituaries

Jeremy Dykeman
Jeremy Dykeman, 26, of Anna Maria, died Aug. 15.

Born in Spokane, Wash., Mr. Dykeman came to Anna Maria in 1999. He was a mason.

Services will be private.

He is survived by daughters Josephine and Madison; brothers Nicholas and Martin, both of Spokane; parents Amy of Anna Maria and Jerry of Washington; grandmother Bette Richards of Arizona; and grandfather Gene Haumschild of Washington.

Robert Anthony Heyne
Robert Anthony Heyne, 75 of Holmes Beach and Lakeview, Ohio, died Aug. 8.

Mr. Heyne was a member of the 136 Dayton Fire Department, the Milton Athletic Club, the Indian Lake FOE, Moose, and Elks, VFW Post 2800, American Legion Post 24 and the Amvets Post 39.

Memorial services were Aug. 13 in Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 41 years, JoAnn; brothers Harry of Beavercreek, Ohio, and of Arcanum, Ohio; and nine nieces and nephews.

Frederick P. Logan
Frederick P. Logan, 83, of Bradenton, formerly of Holmes Beach, died Aug. 10.

Born in Sommerville, Mass., Mr. Logan was active in many civic associations in East Longmeadows, Mass., and Jamestown, N.C. He was a major in the U.S. Marine Corps and received a purple heart during World War II.

Memorial services will be held at a later date in Jamestown.

He is survived by daughter Mary Lou Turner of East Liverpool, Ohio; son Frederick Jr. of Front Royal, Va.; sister Helen McNiff of Suffield, Conn.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Dr. Robert Ryerson Rodgers
Dr. Robert Ryerson Rodgers, 78, of Montclair, N.J., died July 29.

Born in Springfield, Ohio, he attended high school in Mercersburg Academy in Mercersburg, Pa. He was a research associate at the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University in Ithica, N.Y., before joining Empire State College in Sarasota Springs, N.Y., where he designed college curricula, and then taught at the Buffalo, N.Y., learning center before his retirement as a professor in 2000. He served in the U.S. Army, 100th Division of the 399 Infantry from 1944-46, serving in France where he was awarded two Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart. He attended Princeton University and the University of Chicago, where he received a master's degree in psychology and a doctorate in human development. His mother, the late Sara Igo, was a co-founder of Island Players in Anna Maria.

Memorial services will be held in Buffalo Oct. 10. Memorial contributions may be sent to the Western New York Peace Center, 2123 Bailey Ave., Buffalo NY 14211.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years Dorothy; daughter Christine; sons David, Mark and Arthur; and six grandchildren.

Vera Jacquelyn 'Jackie' Sierra
Vera Jacquelyn "Jackie" Sierra, of Anna Maria Island, died Aug. 16.

A retired teacher from Palmetto High School, Ms. Sierra was also a charter captain.

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 21, at Saints Peter And Paul Catholic Church, 2850 75th St. W., Bradenton. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Southwest Florida at 3355 26th St. W., Bradenton, Fla.

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