Thursday, August 03, 2017

Obituaries-Dowhen, Barquero, Risley, Grambo

Travis William "Terry" Dowhen, almost 90 years old, of Moore Haven, passed away July 29, 2017 in Fort Myers.
Terry was born Nov. 4, 1927 in Milwaukee, WI, to the late Travis C. and the late Clara (Topel) Dowhen. Terry was raised by his mother Clara and step father; Emery Novotny. He married Dolores Ann "Dolly" Casper, she preceded him in death on February 20, 2009. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He built his first boat of many in the 70s. Left Milwaukee shortly after and settled in Turkey Creek to live. He worked as a journeyman electrician for a few years. He worked as a master tradesman for many years. A lifelong sailor, he loved being on his boat whenever he could. He and Dolly traveled frequently on their boat, making a 13 month trip once from here to the Bahamas and back. He worked as an auxiliary deputy for Glades County Sheriff Department, last working this past Chalo Nitka Festival. The three loves of his later life were being an auxiliary deputy, boating, singing karaoke at the American Legion, Moose and the VFW in LaBelle. He was a huge supporter of the Caloosa Humane Society and its first executive director. He and his companion Marie-Louise Kussmann would visit frequently to the Caloosa Humane Society to visit with the animals and the people.
Terry is survived by his son; Dennis and his wife Beth of West Allis, Wisconsin, grandchildren; Kristin, Travis R. and Jeff Dowhen. Longtime companion Marie-Louise Kussmann of Moore Haven.
There is a memorial gathering planned for later this year. Cremation arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.
Felix Enrique Barboza Barquero, age 81, of Clewiston, passed away July 31, 2017 in Clewiston.
He was born Nov. 20, 1935 in Nicaragua to the late Arturo and the late Guillermina (Barquero) Barboza. Felix married Yolanda Fuentes. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.
Survivors include his wife: Yolanda (Fuentes) Barboza, son; Abigail, daughter; Geraldine and three grandchildren, and many extended family members.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 6:00 pm at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Visitation will be Thursday from 5-6 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, Clewiston, FL.
Carolyn Ann Risley, age 72, of LaBelle, passed away August 1, 2017 in Fort Myers.
She was born May 7, 1945 in , KY, to the late Elliott Tyler Williams and the late Kathleen Williams. Carolyn was loving, caring and always put the needs of others before her own.
Survivors include her son: James Timothy (Rebecca) Weathington of LaBelle, grandson: Tyler (Christian) Weathington, granddaughter: Lindsey Weathington and her children; great-granddaughter: Michelle Weathington and great-grandson: Tyler Weathington, Jr. She was also preceded in death by her husband: Joseph Roland Risley , III and son: Joseph "Jody" Roland Risley, IV.
A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, August 4, 2017, 9:30 am at Fort Denaud Cemetery, LaBelle with Pastor W.T. Maddox, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow in Fort Denaud Cemetery, LaBelle.
Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.
Judith M. Grambo, age 84, of LaBelle, passed away August 3, 2017 in Lehigh Acres.
A memorial service will be held on a later date in Nov. 2017. Cremation Arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral Home - LaBelle.

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