Obituaries

Jeffrey Kim Niemann

17 October 1947 - 18 August 2023

Jeffrey Kim Niemann, 75, of Jacksonville, passed away on Friday August 18, 2023 at The Grove in Jacksonville surrounded by his loved ones. Jeff was born October 17, 1947 in Gary, Indiana the son of Herman Henry Carol and Inez (Talkemeyer) Niemann. He grew up with his older brother, Eric.

Doris Marie Rumbutis Baker

22 July 1937 - 17 August 2023

Doris Marie Rumbutis Baker, R.D.H. was born July 22, 1937 to Stanley and Sophie (Kosowski) Rumbutis in Utica, New York and passed peacefully in her home in Las Cruces, New Mexico where she resided for over 36 years, the evening of August 17, 2023 surrounded by loved ones.

Willard D. Roper

14 August 2023

Willard D. (Bill) Roper passed away peacefully in his home in Arizona on August 14, 2023. His chemical engineering degree provided many opportunities including the Apollo Moon Landing, the Bio Satellite program (monkey launched into outer space and several other space programs with NASA and JPL.

Jerry Lyn Turner

12 September 1931 - 12 August 2023

Jerry Lyn Turner passed away on August 12, 2023, one month before his 92nd birthday. Jerry was born to Marion and Laura Turner in Altus, Oklahoma on September 12, 1931. His family later moved to Fairland, OK, where Jerry grew up.

Eileen Wernsdorfer

9 August 2023

Just past noon on August 9, 2023, Eileen Wernsdorfer died peacefully of natural causes, at home in Timonium, Maryland, attended by her three surviving children. She was 96. Mrs. Wernsdorfer wandered far over the course of her life. She grew up in England, emigrated to the United States, then spent 30 years working in Saudi Arabia before retiring to the Baltimore area.

Alan Keith Russell

4 December 1946 - 8 August 2023

Our dear father, grandfather, brother, and uncle Alan Russell passed away on August 8, 2023. He was born on December 4th, 1946, in Billings, Montana. Alan was the third of seven children born to Roy and Lorraine Russell. From a young age, Alan found joy in sports.

William Autry Morrison

11 August 1945 - 6 August 2023

William "Bill" Autry Morrison was a sweet soul… intelligent, charming, generous, witty, quirky, lover of art and music; handsome, adventurous, a man of the world. Loved and loving. Quiet and bookish as a child, he enjoyed good literature and classical music throughout his life. 

Fred Amir Aslan

2 October 1932 - 5 August 2023

Fred Amir Aslan, age 90, of Austin, Texas passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2023. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cookwaldenforestoaks.com for the Aslan family.

Jimmy Karol Beresky Jr.

2 February 1950 - 3 August 2023

Jimmy Karol Beresky Jr. passed away at the San Antonio Methodist Specialty & Transplant Hospital at the age of 73. He was born February 2, 1950, in Mercedes Texas to Osbelia and Jimmy Beresky Sr.

Ghazi Mahfouz Nassar

31 July 2023

The family of Ghazi Mahfouz Nassar announce his passing on July 31, 2023 after a long battle with heart disease. Born in Jaffa, Palestine and a refugee from the 1948 Arab Israeli war, Nassar went to college in Cairo, Egypt and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics at the American University of Cairo.

William Michael Kirk

2 March 1941 - 22 July 2023

Surrounded by loved ones, William Michael Kirk (Mike), age 82, passed away July 22nd, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born on March 02, 1941, in Bonham, Texas. He graduated Denison High School in 1959 where he was a member of the football team.

James Hurd Warthen

8 November 1931 - 22 July 2023

James Hurd Warthen, Jr. 91, passed away peacefully on July 22, 2023 with his family at his side. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Warthen, Sr. and Hester Warthen, and brother, Brice Warthen, and sister, Mary Kate Whitaker.