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Obituaries

  • Franklin Walter Imel II

    Franklin Walter Imel II

Franklin Walter Imel II , 82

March 23, 2015

Franklin Walter Imel II

Franklin Wal­ter Imel II

Franklin Wal­ter Imel II  passed away Mon­day, March 23, 2015, sur­rounded by his fam­ily at his North Port residence.

Born on May 23, 1932, in Sedalia, Mo., he had been a res­i­dent of Evans­ville, Ind., before mov­ing to Florida, where he lived for 24 years.

Mr. Imel was hon­or­ably dis­charged with the rank of cap­tain after serv­ing in the United States Air Force for seven years.

After retir­ing from the Evans­ville tran­sit sys­tem, Mr. Imel moved to Florida and worked as a pro­ba­tion offi­cer for the Florida Depart­ment of Corrections.

Sur­vivors include his lov­ing wife of 54 years, Mary E. Imel of North Port; a son, Aaron K. Imel of North Port; a daugh­ter, Stephanie J. Maisano of North Port; a son, Matthew B. Imel of Indi­anapo­lis, Ind.; a brother, John Imel of Evans­ville, Ind.; six grand­chil­dren and one great-grandson.

A cel­e­bra­tion of Frank Imel’s life will be held Sat­ur­day, April 4, at Oasis Church, 1050 Cor­po­rate Ave, Suite 114, North Port. Fam­ily will receive friends from 4 p.m. until the Cel­e­bra­tion of Life Ser­vice, which will begin at 5 p.m.

The fam­ily has requested that, in lieu of flow­ers, a dona­tion be made to Oasis Church in mem­ory of Frank Imel.

You may share a mem­ory with the fam­ily at www.englewoodfh.com.

Engel­wood Com­mu­nity Funeral Home with Pri­vate Cre­ma­tory has been selected to han­dle arrangements.