Brooks, Windell Timothy
Age 85, of Roanoke, a loving husband of 60 years to Frances Crotts Brooks, departed this earth Friday, February 16, 2007. He was a great father to his two girls, Wanda Vaughan and husband, Mike of Danville, Va. and Nona Arthur and husband, Jimmy Arthur, Sr. of Roanoke; a grandfather to Edward Vaughan of Nashville, Tenn., Jimmy Arthur, Jr. and wife, Tati of Indonesia and Melissa Arthur of Roanoke and her fiancÚ Todd St.Clair; great-grandfather to Maureen Virginia Arthur and a great-grandson due in April to be named after him; an uncle to Patricia Carter and husband, Danny of Roanoke; cousin to William Monger, Jr., Betty Howell and Mary Williams; and is survived by many other family and friends. He served his country in the United States Navy as a combat veteran during WWII, with the 1st Naval Beach Battalion. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Hollins Volunteer Fire and Rescue, P. O. Box 7646, Roanoke, Va. 24019. A memorial service will be conducted Monday, February 19, 2007 at 12 noon from the chapel of Simpson Funeral Home, 5160 Peters Creek Road, with Pastor Debbie Hutton officiating. 366-0707.

Roanoke Times, The (VA) Date: February 18, 2007 Edition: METRO Page: B6 Record Number: 0702180262

Henkel, James R. "Jimmy"
Henkel, James R. 'Jimmy' of St. Charles, Missouri, died on Monday, October 27, 2008 at the age of 88. Dear husband of the late Betty Lou Henkel; dear son of the late Blaine and Lillian Henkel; loving father of Larry (Karen) Oakley and Terry (Theresa) J. Henkel; proud grandfather of Stephanie, Kelly, Dean, Jolene and Chad; dear great-grandfather of Miles, Blake and Logan; dear brother of Blaine Henkel, William Henkel, Beverly Bowman, Darlene (Bob) Noah, the late Thomas Henkel, the late Donald Henkel, and the late June Wallace; dear brother-in-law, uncle, great uncle, cousin and friend to all who knew him. Proud Papa of his buddy, Rowdy. He was owner of The Golden Buffet in St. Charles, Missouri for 27 years. He was a member of VFW St. Charles #2866, American Legion Post #312, and Honorary Member of Pikers Club. He served in the 1st Beach Battalion in the U.S. Navy, during WW II.Services: The Family is being served by The BAUE Funeral Home, 620 Jefferson Street, St. Charles, MO where visitation will be held Thursday, October 30, 2008, 3:00 - 8:00 PM. Funeral Service 10:00 AM, Friday, October 31, 2008 at Baue Funeral Home Chapel, 620 Jefferson Street, St. Charles, MO. Interment Oak Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Dream Factory or to the Shriner's. Share your condolences and memories at

Published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on 10/30/2008

Age 79. Died September 27, 2002, at Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak. Born September 16, 1923 in Detroit. After attending Communications Training at Northwestern University in Chicago for the US Navy, he served with the First Beach Battalion, Amphibious Landing Forces during WWII. Beloved husband of Virginia; adored father of Lorne III, Holly, Craig (deceased), Cosette, Jeffrey, Ginny, Chris, Brian, Diane, James. He was dedicated to 17 grandchildren. Retired from G.M. Appropriations Analysis after 40 yrs service. Will be sadly missed. Family and friends are invited to attend a wake on Saturday,  October 5, 2002 at the Ispans Club, 3505 Hilton Rd., Ferndale at 3:00 p.m. Private funeral services will be held Sunday.

Age 83, of Oviedo, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2007. He was born October 8, 1923 in Marysville, KS, to Clara (Eichman) and Edgar Jester. Mr. Jester was a Chief Petty Officer-Corpsman in the US Navy. Mr. Jester was a member of the First Baptist Church of Oviedo. A Memorial Service will be held today at 7PM at BALDWIN-FAIRCHILD FUNERAL HOMES OVIEDO CHAPEL, 501 East Mitchell Hammock Road, Oviedo, FL. Please view and sign the family guest book at:

 John W. Zesut, 82, passed away Monday, July 23, 2007. Mr. Zesut, a Catholic, was born in Glastonbury, CT. He came to Brevard County in 1970 from South Florida. He was a retired Chief Petty Officer in the U.S. Navy, having served for 22 years. He enjoyed golf, watching the Miami Dolphins and the Boston Red Sox. Mr. Zesut is survived by his wife, Mary Jean Zesut of Melbourne; step-son, Kenneth Vesper of Warren, OH; and a brother, Robert of Maryville, TN. He was preceded in death by a step-son, Mary Vesper and a brother, Walter Zesut. Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 25th, at the Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home. A Funeral Mass will be cele brated at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 26th, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Melbourne. Anyone planning expres sions of sympathy is asked to consider donations to your local VFW Post. Brownlie Maxwell Funeral Home in Melbourne is serving the family, (321) 723-2345.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on 7/24/2007.

Of Easton, MD; beloved husband of the late Jeanne Little (nee Hahner). Survived by daughter, Alice Bowie Little-Downs and her husband, Charles and their children, Ian Charles and McKenna Alyse of Chesapeake Beach, MD; a son, Mason Hepburn Little, and his wife, Tamara, and their daughter, Virginia Jeanne of East Market, MD and a sister-in-law, Helen Little of Spring Hill, FL. Friends may call on Monday, October 1, 2007 from 6 to 8 p.m. at FELLOWS, HELFENBEIN AND NEWNAN FUNERAL HOME, P.A., Easton, MD. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, October 2, 2007 at 11 a.m. at Druid Ridge Cemetery, Baltimore, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Ellice MacDonald Pipe & Drum Corps, c/o the St. Andrews Society of the Eastern Shore, PO Box 1364, Easton, MD 21601-1364.

Beannachd Dia dhuit!
Published in The Washington Post on 9/30/2007.


Soucheray, Dr. Philip H.

 St. Paul, Bayfield, Madeline Island 12/23/15-3/15/07 Preceded in death by parents Henry C. and Anna C., brother J. Henry, son Steven H. Survived by wife Susan E. O'Brien, children Gina/Mary V. (Bob Hagstrom), Michael (Paula), Melenie, Cynthia (Paul Reitzel), Philip (Deborah), Gerald (Colleen), Susan (Nick Widmar); and grandchildren Olivia Schwartz, Michael, Charles, Joseph, Philip and Gregory Soucheray, and Carl and Eric Luoma. Dr. Phil was a husband, father, brother, uncle, physician, sailor, artist, community builder, historian, teacher, writer and musician. He taught us life lessons while on a sailboat - learn and do your job, respect your crew mates, listen to your skipper, go where the wind will take you or find a strategic way to make headway using the knowledge and equipment you've got. Funeral Mass at HOLY FAMILY CATHOLIC CHURCH, Bayfield, Wis., Sat., March 24, 10AM Visitation, 11AM Mass. Reception at the Bayfield Heritage Association (BHA) Museum follows. Memorial Celebration at the CHURCH OF ST. LUKE, Summit at Lexington, St. Paul, Mon., March 26, 4PM Mass. Reception at The Lexington, Grand Ave., follows. Burial on Madeline Island after the thaw. Memorials to BHA, PO Box 137, Bayfield, WI, 54814.

Published in the Pioneer Press from 3/19/2007 - 3/20/2007.

Tim White
Revised  October 21, 2008