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The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 9, 2006               Page 4C

 

clara lillian hanson

 

Mrs. Clara Lillian Hanson, age 78, of Patrice Drive Blairsville, passed away on Monday, July 31, 2006 in the Union County Nursing Home following an extended illness.  Mrs. Hanson was born on August 12, 1927 in Italy.  The daughter, and one of seventeen children, of the late Gottfried Faltner and the late Maria Wiest Faltner.  She was preceded in death by her husband, James L. Hanson in 1970.  Mrs. Hanson was of the Catholic faith.

Surviving Mrs. Hanson are daughter, Judy Hoyer of Blairsville; four grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren, and many other relatives and friends also survive.

Memorial services will be held on Saturday, August 12, 2006 at 3 p.m. from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jerry Johnson officiating.  Mrs. Hansonís favorite hymns will be presented for the service.  In lieu of flowers, if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to Georgia Mountain Hospice of Jasper in Mrs. Hansonís memory. 

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.


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lloyd julius jorgenson

 

Mr. Lloyd Julius Jorgenson, age 81, went to meet his Savior on Saturday, July 1, 2006 from the North East Georgia Medical Center following a brief illness.  Mr. Jorgenson was born on June 15, 1925 in Eau Claire, WI, the son of the late John Jorgenson and the late Anna Loberg Jorgenson.  He lived most of his life in Land OíLakes, FL before making his home in Blairsville.  He was a devoted child of God, a loyal and loving husband, a wonderful father and grandfather.  Lloyd was a Veteran of the US Navy of WWII.  He drove trucks for several years before opening Jorgenson Truck Sales in land OíLakes, FL.  Mr. Jorgenson was an active member of Bethlehem Baptist Church.

Surviving Mr. Jorgenson are his loving wife of fifty-four years, Lois Tripp Jorgenson of Blairsville, three daughters and two son-in-laws, Nancy and Glenn Beasley of Waynesville, NC, Mary and Bruce Gimson of Land OíLakes, FL, Sally Bauer of Blairsville, one brother and sister-in-law, Jerome and Agnus Jorgenson of Trego, WI, six grandchildren, Glenn Beasley Jr., Stacey Vasquez, Eric Gimson, Carla Profitt and Dennis Profitt, several nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral services were held on Monday July 3, 2006 from the Bethlehem Baptist Church with the Rev. Cotton Harris officiating.  Special music was presented by the Faith Singers.  The following gentlemen served as pallbearers, Bruce Gimson, Eric Gimson, Dennis Profitt, Joey Bayer, William Franklin, Jackie Abercrombie and Justin Beasley.  The body laid in state at the church from 1-2 pm on Monday.  Interment followed in the church cemetery with the North Georgia Honor Guard conducting Military Honors.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.


The North Georgia News

Blairsville, GA  30512

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August 9, 2006               Page 4C

 

howard duane holsapple, sr.

 

Mr. Howard Duane Holsapple, Sr., age 73, of Summerhill Ln., Blairsville, formerly of West palm Beach, FL passed away on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2006 in the Our Lady of perpetual Help in Atlanta following an extended illness.  Mr. Holsapple was born on Feb. 28, 1933 in Sullivan, IL, the on of the late Dale Holsapple and the late Mary Pifer Holsapple.  He graduated from Sullivan High Scholl and Iowa State University.  He was a veteran of the US Army of the Korean War.  Before retiring he and his brother were in business and owned Colonial Products Inc.  Mr. Holsapple served as an Elder and Bible teacher for over forty years and was a member and attended regularly at the First Christian Church in Mountain City, GA since moving to Blairsville six years ago.

Surviving Mr. Holsapple are his loving wife, Jean M. Holsapple of Blairsville, two daughters and son-in-laws, Debra and Charles Pearce of Elizabethton, TN, Denae and Bryon Yontz of Watauga, TN, son and daughter-in-law, Howard D., Jr. and Kelly Holsapple of Algonquin, IL, three step-sons and daughter-in-laws, Michael and Kathleen Duncan of W. Palm Beach, FL, Lt. Col. Rodger and Betty Duncan of Faith, NC, and also of Iraq, Matthew and Mary El Duncan of Gainesville, FL, four brothers, Bob Holsapple of Cantrell, IA, Lee Holsapple of Macon, IL, Ivan Holsapple of Golden, MO, Guy Holsapple of Macon, IL, one sister, Velma Schewmaker of Macon, IL, ten grandchildren, Megan and Nathan Pearce, Lyndsie and Lukes Yontz, Marshall and Hailee Holsapple, Daniel, Andrew, Cole and Kristen Duncan, several nieces, nephews and many other relatives and friends also survive.

Funeral Celebration will be held on Saturday Aug. 12, 2006 at 12:30 pm from the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Rusty Swafford, Mission International Explosion and Rev. Lee Lantzer and Elder John Dressler officiating.  Laura Lantzer and Charles Pearce will provide music.  The following gentlemen will service as pallbearers, Bud Hunter, Eric Lantzer, Benjamin Lantzer, Charlie Space, John Patterson and Leonard Hedrick.  Honorary pallbearers will be Marshall Holsapple, Nathan Pearce, Lucas Yontz, Daniel and Cole Duncan.  Interment will follow in  Holsapple family cemetery with the North Georgia Honor Guard conducting Military Honors.  Respect and condolences to the family will be at the funeral home on Friday August 11, 2006 from 6-9pm.  The family desires those attending to please sign the family guest book and notes of condolence be sent to the home, 610 Summerhill Lane, Blairsville, GA 30512.

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the funeral services.

 


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bernita rose kaehlert bates

 

Mrs. Bernita Rose Kaehlert Bates, age 72, of Blairsville, GA, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2006.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Adolph Ernest Kaehlert and Matilda Nortrup Kaehlert, two sisters,  Lorene Bullard and Laverne Monroe and one brother, Harry Nortrup Kaehlert who died an infant.  Bernita passed away peacefully with her family by her side after a long illness.  Bernita was born on January 28, 1934 in Bluffs, IL.  She graduated from Brown County High School (IL) in 1952.

She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 52 years, Robert Eugene Bates and three sons Michael Bates (Donna) of Atlanta, GA, Rodney Bates (Barbara) of Birmingham, AL, and Robert Bates (Donna) of Atlanta, GA; brother, Donald a. Kaehlert (Joanne) of Panama City, FL; sisters, Sharon Huntley (Ronald) of Lebanon, OH, and Karen Kaehlert of Cincinnati, OH.  She was a wonderful grandmother to 5 grandchildren, Jennifer, Amanda, Laura, Allison, and Phillip who loved her dearly.  She also leaves to cherish her memory many nieces and nephews.

Services were held at St. Anthonyís Catholic Church in Blue Ridge, GA on Friday, August 4, 2006 at 5 p.m. with Father Conway officiating.  Interment followed in Mt. Sterling Catholic Cemetery in Mt. Sterling, IL.

The Cochran Funeral Home of Blairsville, Georgia is in charge of arrangements.  You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhomes.com.


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August 9, 2006               Page 4C

 

gloria annette warren johnson

 

Mrs. Gloria Annette Warren Johnson, age 62, of Golden Ridge Rd., Blairsville, passed away on Monday Aug. 7, 2006 in the Union General Hospital following an extended illness.  Mrs. Johnson was born on May 1, 1944 in Poughkeepie, NY, the daughter of the late Louis Warren and the late Eileen Lucas Warren.  She was a member of AARP.  Mrs. Johnson was a member of the Orlando First Baptist Church.

Surviving Mrs. Johnson are her loving husband, Glenn Warren of Blairsville, one brother, Frank Antenucci of WA, one sister, Virginia Butler of NY, Aunt, Gloria Dorn of Blue Ridge, several nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends also survive.

A memorial service will be held at a later date and will be announced..  In lieu of flowers if you wish, the family requests that memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society in Mrs. Johnsonís memory. 

Mountain View Funeral Home of Blairsville in charge of the arrangements.  You may sign the family guest book and send condolences on line at www.mountainviewfuneralhome.com.