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OBITUARIES

BEESON, ROBERT G., 79, of Weeki Wachee, died Thursday (Jan. 27, 2000) at home. Born in Bristol, Ind., he came here 19 years ago from Chicago. He was an engineer for Superior Engineering, a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel, and a member of VFW Post 236, Hernando Beach, and Kosmos-Paramount Masonic Lodge 896 Chicago. He attended the Presbyterian Church of Chicago Ridge. Survivors include his wife, Joy E.; two sons, Robert II, Grangeville, Idaho, and David, Tucson, Ariz.; a daughter, Allison Finn, Mendham, N.J.; a brother, Donald, Edina, Minn; nine grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. National Cremation Society, Brooksville.

DINGMAN, ANN MARIE, 94, of Sugarmill Woods, died Friday (Jan. 28, 2000). Born in Toledo, Ohio, she came here 33 years ago from Dearborn, Mich. She was Catholic. Survivors include a son, Robert Mason, Sugarmill Woods; a brother, Andrew Danyko, Toledo; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter. Hooper Funeral Homes, Homosassa Chapel.

DORSEY, ROBERT O., 64, of Crystal River, died Wednesday (Jan. 26, 2000) at home. Born in Flemingsburg, Ky., he came here 17 years ago from Cynthiana, Ky. He was an electrical estimator for F&H Electric, Crystal River, and a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers 1205, Gainesville, and the J's Breakfast Club. Survivors include his wife, Kaye B.; three sons, Jeff and Scott, both of Homosassa, and Clark, Crystal River; four brothers, Bill Dorsey, Flemingsburg, Carl Rice, San Antonio, Texas, Dallas Clark, Loveland, Ohio, and Richard Clark, Maysville, Ky.; and two grandchildren. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

JOSEY, JAMES R. "JIM," 67, of Cyrstal River, died Friday (Jan. 28, 2000) at Seven Rivers Community Hospital. Born in West Palm Beach, he came here 24 years ago from Palm Beach County. He was a retired ornamental horticulturist and owner of Homosassa Springs Florist, member of the Congregational Church, American Legion Post 155, Crystal River, Buyers & Sellers Club, Democratic Executive Committee, Citrus County Ostomy Club, West Palm Beach South African Botanical Society and Nursery Growers Association, and manager of the Homosassa Springs Attraction Orchid Growing Range. Survivors include his wife, Dawn D.; a daughter, Leslie Frohlich, Orlando; four sisters, Jesse Gaines, Fort Pierce, Virginia Stover, Des Moines, Iowa, Mary Bahr, Kensington, Md., and Jane Grandusky, West Palm Beach; his stepmother, Georgia Boyd, West Palm Beach; and one grandson. Wilder-Fountains Funeral Home, Homosassa Springs.

MICHAEL, JANET DIANE, 46, of Brooksville, died Friday (Jan. 28, 2000). Born in Fort Benning, Ga., she came here eight years ago from Indiana, Pa. She was a customer service representative for MCI Communications. Survivors include her husband, Richard; a son, Richard; a daughter, Diane; her father, James Callan, Las Vegas, Nev.; her mother and stepfather, Dorothy and John Nagel, Oceanport, N.J.; a brother, Jimmy Callan, Hazlet, N.J.; and a sister, Sherry Callan, Atlanta. E. James Reese Funeral Home & Crematory, Seminole.

SAYLOR, GWENDOLYN, 83, of Brooksville, died Friday (Jan. 28, 2000) at Brooksville Regional Hospital. Born in Donalsonville, Ga., she came here 14 years ago from Tampa. Survivors include a brother-in-law, Robert Barnes, Brooksville; and several nephews and nieces. Brewer Memorial Funeral Homes, Brooksville Chapel.

WYATT, JAMES A., 77, of Spring Hill, died Friday (Jan. 28, 2000) at Oak Hill Hospital. Born in Clanton, Ala., he came here 13 years ago from Toledo, Ohio. He was a retired printing manager, Navy veteran and member of the Kiwanis and Rotary clubs, and St. Andrews Episcopal Church. Survivors include his wife, Jane Ford; three sons, James Jr., Birmingham, Ala., Gordon, Marietta, Ga., and William, Columbus, Ohio; a sister, Theda Dunham, Birmingham; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Pinecrest Funeral Chapel. Spring Hill.

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