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ALDRIDGE, DOROTHY, M., 82, of Homosassa, died Wednesday (Feb. 21, 1990). Born in Cincinnati, she came here 18 years ago from Cross Plains, Ind. She was a Baptist and a member of the Homemakers Civic Arts Club. Survivors include three sisters, Bertha Probst, Ruth Marsh and Lillian Paine, all of Cincinnati; and several nieces and nephews. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs. BAILEY, MARY FERN, 89, of Wesleyan Village, Brooksville, died Wednesday (Feb. 21, 1990) at her residence. Born in Rosewood, Ohio, she came here 20 years ago from Quincy, Ohio. She was a member of the Wesleyan Church. Survivors include two sons, Donald, Columbus, Ohio, and Robert, Tipp City, Ohio; a daughter, Laura Burk, Santa Maria, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Turner Funeral Home, Brooksville.

BALLWEG, LEO CHARLES JR., 77, of Inverness, died Wednesday (Feb. 21, 1990). Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came here 19 years ago from Bohemia, N.Y. He was a retired nurseryman and a Lutheran. Survivors include his wife, Evelyn; a son, Robert, Bohemia; two sisters, Dorothy Cervenka, Inverness, and Audrey Karshick, Bohemia; and three grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Home, Inverness.

DUNN, LAWRENCE, 58, of Floral City, died Wednesday (Feb. 21, 1990) at his residence. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came here 18 years ago from Union Beach, N.J. He was a retired mechanic with Angelo's Golf Carts, Floral City, and a Protestant. He was a Korean War Army veteran, and a member of American Legion Post 225, Floral City. Survivors include his wife, Catherine; three brothers, William and Winfield, both of New York, and Franklin, California; and two sisters, Margaret Schultz, Holtsville, N.Y., and Eleanor Wojturkiewicz, Brooklyn, N.Y. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

DYER, BARBER L., 71, of Spring Hill, died Tuesday (Feb. 20, 1990). Born in Ryan, Okla., he came here six years ago from New Hampshire. He was a retired metal polisher with the Bronze Craft Corp. and a Protestant. He was a World War II veteran. Survivors include his wife, Viola Ruth; two sons, Robert L., Spring Hill, and Richard G., Nashua, N.H.; a daughter, Roberta L. St. Germain, Nashua; his parents, Nicholas L., and Bernice; and eight grandchildren. Grace Memorial Gardens, Hudson.

FLETCHER, MARVIN W., 69, of Floral City, died Wednesday (Feb. 21, 1990) at St. Joseph's Hospital, Tampa. He came here nine years ago from his native Tampa. He was a nuclear-medicine technician and a Baptist. He was an Air Force veteran and a member of the Nuclear Medicine Technician Society. Survivors include his wife, Patricia; a daughter, Patricia McGraw, Floral City; a son, Rich, Brooksville; two sisters, Nell Hicks, Tampa, and Magie Gough, Arizona; and two grandsons. Brewer Memorial Funeral Home, Brooksville.

GARDNER, ROGER J., 64, of Homosassa Springs, died Wednesday (Feb. 21, 1990). He came here four years ago from his native Cleveland, Ohio. He was a retired mechanic with the city of North Ridgeville, Ohio, and a World War II Army veteran. Survivors include three sons, six daughters, three sisters and six grandchildren. Hooper Funeral Home, Homosassa.

HAZELWOOD, NOVELLA, 84, of Lecanto, died Thursday (Feb. 22, 1990) at her residence. Born in Tennessee, she came here 27 years ago from East Palestine, Ohio. She was a member of the Lecanto Baptist Church. Survivors include a son, Edward J., East Palestine; a daughter, Maxalee Morris, East Palestine; two brothers, Ralph Widener, Summerton, S.C., and Jim Widener, Mineral Ridge, Ohio; a sister, Dimples Hayes, Ocala; 12 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. Fero Funeral Home, Beverly Hills.

KLAUS, ALTON G., 84, of Spring Hill, died Wednesday (Feb. 21, 1990) at HCA Oak Hil Hospital. Born in Chicopee, Mass., he came here five years ago from Zephyrhills. He was a retired salesman with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and a Catholic. Survivors include his wife, Clara; two daughters, Suszanne Keyes, North Attleboro, Mass., and Joyce McCarthy, Springfield, Mass.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Pinecrest Funeral Chapel, Brooksville.

MILLETT, MARY CRANE, 75, of Clearwater, formerly of Brooksville, died Tuesday (Feb. 20, 1990) at Morton Plant Hospital, Clearwater. Born in Brant, Mich., she came here 13 years ago from Lewisburg, W.

Va. She was a volunteer with Gray Ladies at Bethesda Naval Hospital. Survivors include her husband, Lewis; a son, Lewis C., Maitland; and a sister, Ruth McKethan, Brooksville. Turner Funeral Home, Brooksville.

RYAN, RONALD JOSEPH, 50, of Inverness, died Wednesday (Feb. 21, 1990) at his residence. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., he came here six years ago from Ronkonkoma, N.Y. He was a retired New York City police officer and the owner of Security World Alarm Co., Inverness. He was a retired Coast Guard reservist with 30 years' service and a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. He was a member of the International Police Association, the American Society of Industrial Security, the Moose and Elks lodges, both of Inverness, the Citrus County Executive Association and the president of the Citrus County Chapter 10-13 Club. Survivors include his wife, Karen; four sons, Michael, Crystal River, Garry, Gainesville, Kevin, Orlando, and Glenn, Inverness; and two brothers, Richard, Rockaway Beach, N.Y.; and Kevin, Westbury, N.Y.; a sister, Susan Blair, Melville, N.Y. Charles E. Davis Funeral Home, Inverness.

WILLARD, OPAL HOUSE, 92, of Cocoa Beach, died Wednesday (Feb. 21, 1990) in Winter Garden. Born in Rockford, Iowa, she moved to Cocoa Beach 20 years ago from Brooksville, and was a Methodist. Survivors include two sons, Richard H., Brooksville, and Gerald N., Apopka; two daughters, Lynnette Thomas, Cocoa Beach, and Faith Belderer, Jacksonville; two sisters, Eleanor Blair, Anthony and Betty Dull, Tallahassee; 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Brewer Memorial Funeral Home, Brooksville.

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