Electronically Preserving Obituaries as Cultural Heritage

by ORANGE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM

EPOCH is a depository of information that will be held for future generations of researchers and genealogists. Family and friends of the deceased can submit detailed obituaries as a tribute to their loved ones, and in doing so help build a meaningful history of the residents of the community.

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Eduard Hermann Peters

Eduard Herman Peters was born in Stolpmunde, Kreis Stolp, Pommern, Germany on December 15, 1885, to parents Gustav Eduard Peters (1850-1935) and Emilia Friedrika Maria Wilm (1851-?). He was the manager of a Spa in Stolpmunde until the Russians occupied the town at the end of World War II. He also served as the Red Cross leader in Stolpmunde from before the first World War until he left Stolpmunde. He married Erna Minna Ernstine Thom on November 23, 1920 in Stolpmunde and they had two children: Jurgen Ernst Peters was born on July 2, 1922 and died two days later.

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Jo Anne Feldstein

Jo Anne Feldstein, 88, grew up in Detroit and moved to New York City where she modeled for more than a decade during the late 1940s and 1950s. "It was the best time," she said. "The war was over, fabric was available, and people had jobs. Everything was good." Following her long, successful modeling career, Feldstein returned to school to earn her master's degree and then went on to pursue her Ph.D. in sociology at the City University of New York (CUNY). She left CUNY with all but her dissertation completed toward her doctorate.

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Charles David Kieser

Charles David Kieser was the youngest son of Robert J & Elizabeth (Stalder) Kieser and a lifelong resident of Orlando. He was born in Orlando on 27 Oct 1946 and was an active member of Delaney Street Baptist Church. David attended local schools and graduated from Florida Military School in 1964. After a year at University of South Florida, David enlisted in the Navy in 1966. He was attached to the FV-74 Flight Squadron on the USS Forrestal. where he was an aviation and electrician's mate third class.

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Lucia Marie (Cortez) Rodrigue

Lucia Marie Cortez Rodrigue passed away on Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016, at the age of 94 years.

Beloved wife of the late Edmond Jean Rodrigue, Sr.

Mother of Florence Aline Stephens (Jackie McGarity) and the late Edmond Jean Rodrigue, Jr.

Daughter of the late Florence and Marcilien Cortez.

Sister of Louisiana Scioneaux, Lisa Boudreaux, Louis and Pete Cortez and the late Lucille Allemand, Lucrece Page, Lucien Cortez, Lucette Madere, and Felicien Cortez.

Grandmother of Clark Joseph Barrios, Jr. (Lori), and Troy Joseph Barrios (Alison).

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Rabbit Burns

January 27, 2010|By Willoughby Mariano, Orlando Sentinel
A longtime friend of an Orange City woman found slain in her home was served Wednesday with a first-degree murder warrant in her death, Volusia County deputy sheriffs said.

Ballistics tests matched a gun found wrapped in a shirt at the motel room of Steven Bowman, 39, to the one used to kill Rabbitt Burns, 51, deputy sheriffs said.

Burns, a library worker, was killed while making breakfast Jan. 12, deputy sheriffs said.

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ESTELL TERECIA (ASHLEY) ROBINSON

MRS.ESTELL TERECIA ASHLEY-ROBINSON MAY SHE REST IN PARADISICAL PEACE.SERVANT OF GOD...."WELL DONE".

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