Ephrem Paul Percha, age 89, of Alva, passed away January 29, 2016 in LaBelle.
He was born Dec. 17, 1926 in Detroit, MI, to the late Francis Paul and the late Clara (Boik) Percha. He was a veteran of the Army.
Survivors include his wife: Karen(Johnson) Percha, son: David (Nancy) Percha, daughter: Denise (Jay) Stotts, step son: Troy (Connie) Tyler, sister: Grace (Jim)
Grandchildren: Brandi (predeceased) husband David, Jason (Sarah), Andrew and Vincent, great-grandchildren: Dylan, Hailey, Austin and Ava.
A memorial service will be held Monday, February 15, 2016, 1:00 pm at Alva United Methodist Church, Alva with Rev. Ralph P. Cotten officiating. Military Honors will be performed by the Army. Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.
Ruth A. Reich (Nee Baumann) passed peacefully on February 5, 2016 at the age of 101. Preceded in death by her husband Paul. Loving mother of Bruce (Marilyn) Reich and the late Douglas (Shirley) Reich. Loving grandmother of Susan Parker, Wade (Mary) Reich, Lynn (Tom) Dow, and Dawn (Peter) Gerlach. Loving great-grandmother of Shane and Morgan Harris; Andrew Reich; Tara, Kathleen, and Madeleine Dow; and Paul and Megan Gerlach,
Preceded in death by sister Alberta Smith, brother Reinhart Baumann, and stepbrothers Edward and George Bluhm.
Graveside service on Thursday, February 11, 1 p.m., Fort Denaud Cemetery, 1170 Cemetery Road, LaBelle, FL. Arrangements by: Akin-Davis Funeral Home-LaBelle
Timothy Wayne Burtcher, age 51, of Pembroke Pines, passed away February 8, 2016 in Sebring.
Timothy was born Dec. 16, 1964 in Fort Worth, TX, to Wayne and Carolyn (McGuire) Burtcher. Timothy was a Florida Highway Patrol Auxiliary Officer for 13 years, then becoming a Florida Highway Patrol Officer and serving for 8 years until his death. He enjoyed fishing, spending time with friends and family. He always made friends no matter where he went.
Survivors include one daughter: Sarah Burtcher of Fort Myers, step-children; Daelan Wilson and Ashley Veale, one brother: Stephen Burtcher and his wife Diane of Boise, Idaho and one sister: Kelli Burroughs of Lake City, Florida and his girlfriend, Mary Wilson.
Life Celebration service will be held Friday, February 12, 2016 at 2:00 pm at John B. Boy Auditorium, Clewiston. Interment will be Friday, February 12, 2016 in Ridgelawn Cemetery, Clewiston. Visitation will be Friday from 1 hour prior to service at John B. Boy Auditorium, Clewiston, FL.