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TRANSITION: David Forrest Dunn, Dec. 3, 1942 -- April 2, 2014 (04/10/14)
DAVID FORREST DUNN, a resident of Holiday Island, was born Dec. 3, 1942, in Decatur, Ill., a son of Roy William and Frances Beryl (Clabaugh) Dunn. He departed this life Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in Eureka Springs at the age of 71 years. David worked for CUNA Mutual Insurance servicing credit unions. ...
Transition: Kenneth J. Fusaro (03/31/14)
Kenneth John Fusaro, a resident of Eureka Springs, departed this life on Sunday, March 30, 2014, at the age of 59. Mr. Fusaro was born in Glenridge, N.J., on Oct. 8, 1954, to Fredrick and Joan (Desmond) Fusaro. He is survived by three sons, Louis Capawanna of Arizona, Lenard Capawanna of North Carolina and Michael Fusaro of Texas; a daughter, Melissa Capawanna of Kansas; two brothers, Jay and wife Rosemary Fusaro of Texas and Fredrick Fusaro Jr. ...
TRANSITION - Helen F. Crane (03/31/14)
Helen F. Crane, age 89, went peacefully to be with her loving Savior on Tuesday, March 25, 2014 with her family by her side. Helen was the first born child to Reverend Archie R. Nichols, and Mary F. Nichols on August 3, 1924. She had five siblings: Florence, Paul, Betty, Walter and Melvin...
Mary Elizabeth Kile (03/24/14)
MARY ELIZABETH KILE, a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born March 20, 1950 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a daughter of Robert Clay and Janie Irene (Foster) Kile. She departed this life Thursday, March 20, 2014 in Eureka Springs at the age of 64 years...
TRANSITION: Cynthia A. Van Horn, Passed March 6, 2014 (03/21/14)
Cynthia A. Van Horn, 60, of the magical village of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, completed the great, mystical adventure of her life and departed the physical world on March 6, 2014, following a battle with brain cancer. She was ushered in her transition by a circle of love that included her husband of 28 years, Stephen C. Van Horn and wonderful, caring family, friends and hospice caregivers who selflessly provided love and comfort during her struggle...
TRANSITION: Rev. Donald E. Batsel, July 9, 1939 -- March 7, 2014 (03/21/14)
The Rev. Donald E. Batsel, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born July 9, 1939, in Hammond, Ind., a son of Edward Gordon Sr. and Martha Helen (Smith) Batsel. He departed this life Friday, March 7, 2014, in Fayetteville, at the age of 74. Donald was the staff minister at the First Assembly of God Church in Eureka Springs. ...
TRANSITION: Raedeane Sluss, May 31, 1946 -- Feb. 22, 2014 (03/20/14)
Former Holiday Island resident Raedeane Sluss, born May 31, 1946, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014, in Pratt, Kan., at the age of 67. Sluss, who moved to Holiday Island more than a decade ago after retiring in El Dorado, Kan., was an avid quilter -- and each quilt told its own story; her quilts were her own work of art. ...
TRANSITION: Herman Pinkley, Nov. 22, 1923 -- March 12, 2014 (03/20/14)
HERMAN PINKLEY, a resident of Berryville, was born Nov. 22, 1923 in Eureka Springs, a son of Harvey and Ida (Fanning) Pinkley. He departed this life peacefully Wednesday, March 12, 2014, in Springfield, Mo., at the age of 90 years. Herman attended the Moore Free Will Baptist Church. He was a member of the Gideon's and proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II...
TRANSITION: Marguerite May Nichols, June 26, 1914 -- March 4, 2014 (03/13/14)
MARGUERITE MAY NICHOLS, a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born June 26, 1914 in Mentone, Indiana, a daughter of Charles and Florence (Harris) Nelson. She departed this life Tuesday, March 4, 2014 in her home in Eureka Springs at the age of 99 years...
TRANSITION: Robert William Karasek October 8, 1932 -- March 7, 2014 (03/13/14)
Robert William Karasek, known to his many friends as "Bob K," was born October 8, 1932, and passed away at Fayetteville's Washington Regional Medical Center on March 7, 2014. Bob had made his home at Holiday Island for the past several years, having lived in Eureka Springs since the early 1990's...
TRANSITION: Charles E. Wilcox, June 1, 1927 -- March 9, 2014 (03/13/14)
Charles E. Wilcox, age 86, beloved husband and father, passed away Sunday, March 9, 2014 in Fayetteville. He was born June 1, 1927 in New Orleans, Louisiana to parents Frank H. Wilcox, Sr. and Marguerite (Chisholm) Wilcox. He grew up in Erlanger, Kentucky and developed a passion for horses...
TRANSITION: Mary Lou Hubbard Aug. 3, 1927 -- Feb. 18, 2014 (02/27/14)
MARY LOU HUBBARD, a resident of Eureka Springs, was born Aug. 3, 1927, in Waldo, Ark., a daughter of Guy Nathaniel and Lois (Butcher) Bradshaw. She departed this life Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in her home in Eureka Springs, at the age of 86 years. Mary Lou was of the Church of Christ faith. She worked as a secretary for Farmers Insurance Company...
TRANSITION: Florence Marable, March 29, 1911 -- Feb. 12, 2014 (02/27/14)
Florence Willett Marable, born March 29, 1911, in Albia, Iowa, passed to a new life on Feb. 12, 2014, just 45 days before her 103 birthday. She was the oldest and only surviving child of George Walter Willett and Evelyn Lowery Willett. She is survived by her son Doug Marable of Quemado, N.M., her daughter and son-in-law Florence and Dick Witkop of Park Rapids, Minn., and her daughter and son-in-law Sue and Tom Hammer of Eureka Springs. ...
TRANSITION: Sandra Lee Carcione Young, June 10, 1942 to Feb. 14, 2014 (02/20/14)
Sandra Lee Carcione Young, 71 of Eureka Springs, died peacefully in her home, surrounded by family on Friday, February 14, 2014 after a short battle with lung cancer. She was born to the late Giuseppe Riccardo Carcione and Elizabeth Lanelle Hardee, June 10th 1942 in Webb City, Mo. At an early age her family moved to Chino, Calif., where she later met and married Ray Dean Young in 1958...
TRANSITION: David Vernon Bland, July 3, 1953 -- Jan. 15, 2014 (01/23/14)
DAVID VERNON BLAND, a resident of Holiday Island, Arkansas, was born July 3, 1953 in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, a son of Vernon and Pauline (Terrill) Bland. He departed this life Wednesday, January 15, 2014 in his home in Holiday Island, at the age of 60 years...
TRANSITION: William "Bill" R. Grissom, Dec. 5, 1950 - Jan. 6, 2014 (01/23/14)
Bill Grissom passed from this life Jan. 6, 2014. Mr. Grissom and his beloved wife, Marcy, are known at Wildflowers Church for working so hard to make certain that those who needed food had a full basket every Friday. Mr. Grissom was a U.S. Army Ranger and did three tours in Vietnam. ...
TRANSITION: Larry Dean Sprenger, April 30, 1943 -- Jan. 13, 201 (01/23/14)
Larry Dean Sprenger, a resident of Eureka Springs, Arkansas, was born April 30, 1943 in Wabasha, MN, the son of Herbert L. and Esther M. (Fausch) Sprenger. He departed this life Monday, January 13, 2014 in Fayetteville, AR, at the age of 70 years. Larry was a member of the United Methodist Church in Eureka Springs. He was a member of the Inspiration Point Fire Department for several years...
TRANSITION: Ronald Paul Cantele, Passed Dec.15, 2013 (01/23/14)
Ronald Paul Cantele, 76, of Eureka Springs, AR, passed away on Dec.15, 2013 surrounded by his family and much love. Ron was born in Benton Harbor, MI to Emma (Federighi) Cantele and Louis Cantele. He graduated from the University of Houston with a degree in Business. ...