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Date of Issue: March 25, 2009

Obituaries

Carolyn Armstrong

 Carolyn Armstrong, 90, of Holmes Beach, died March 11.

 She was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio. She married Robert E. Armstrong on Oct. 6, 1945. She was a registered nurse, and served at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney, Ohio, as night supervisor. She and Robert owned and operated Haley’s Motel in Holmes Beach from 1969 to 1979.

 Visitation and a funeral were held in DeGraff, Ohio. Burial was at Greenwood-Union Cemetery, Degraff. The family welcomes condolences at 222.timeformemory.com/madden.

 Mrs. Armstrong is survived by husband Robert; sons Rich and wife Gloria of DeGraff and Jerry and wife Darlene of DeBary; four grandchildren, Michelle Neer of West Liberty, David Armstrong of Lake Mary, Kisha Armstrong of North Lewisburg, and Joe Armstrong of Bellefontaine; and five great-grandchildren.

 

Arthur Russell Daane

 Arthur Russell Daane, 58, of Holmes Beach and Eagle River, Wis., died March 3.

 Mr. Daane was a regional retailer in Michigan and Florida, a real estate trader and investor. He was a graduate of Indiana University, where he was a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity.

 Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the Roser Memorial Community Church, 512 Pine Ave., Anna Maria. Memorials may be sent to Tidewell Hospice, 2504 34th Ave. W., Bradenton FL 34205. Covell Funeral Home is serving the Daane family.

 Mr. Daane is survived by wife Tara; two sons, Andrew and Alex, both of Naples, Fla.; brother Roderick K. Daane of Ann Arbor, Mich.; and sister Ellen Daane Chrouch of Fort Myers.

 

Ruth A. Henderson

 Ruth A. Henderson, 88, of Longboat Key, died March 20.

 Mrs. Henderson moved to the key from Ann Arbor, Mich., more than 20 years ago. She was owner of Henderson Ford in Ann Arbor for more than 20 years. She attended high school in Chelan, Wash. She graduated from Bowling Green University near her family home in Finley, Ohio. She was an elementary and high school business teacher. She volunteered at Longboat Island Chapel and the Lord’s Warehouse.

 There were no services. Shannon Funeral Westview Chapel was in charge of arrangements.

 She is survived by sons Lew and Jim; daughter Lynne McDonough; grandchildren Matthew and Molly McDonough, Caitlyn, Lindsay, Kerry, Amy and Sarah Henderson; and her much-loved poodle Ginger.

 

William L. ‘Bill’ McKillip

 William L. “Bill” McKillip, 85, of Erlanger, Ky., and Holmes Beach, died March 18.

 Mr. McKillip moved to Anna Maria Island in 1988. He retired as bank president of Old Kent Bank in Petoskey, Mich. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and his unit was among those that liberated the original and longest-running Nazi concentration camp in Dachau. He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Holmes Beach.

 Memorial Mass of Christian burial was March 21 at Blessed Sacrament Church in Fort Mitchell, Ky. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass (NKY), 7388 Turfway Road, Florence KY 41042, or Brother Dans Food Pantry in care of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, 513 Howard St., Petoskey MI 49770.

 He is survived by wife Dorothy; daughters Kathleen Wonderling of Erlanger and Karen McMullen of Stillwater, Minn.; son William “Larry” of Petoskey, Mich.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

 

Peter Richardson

Peter Richardson, 62, of Anna Maria Island and Bradenton, died March 18.

Mr. Richardson was born in London.

A memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, March 27, at Brown & Sons Funeral Homes & Crematory, 43rd Street Chapel, 604 43rd St. W., Bradenton. Online condolences may be made to www.brownandsonsfuneral.com.

He is survived of wife of 34 years Barbara; sister Susan Hatch; and friends and relatives in England, Australia and the United States.

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