March 16, 2015


AMBLER, William G.—b. Feb. 25, 1922, Wilder, Vt.; d. Oct. 13, 2014, Hendersonville, N.C. He served as a pastor in Tennessee, Kentucky, Florida, New York, North Carolina, Georgia, Michigan, and Iowa. He was director of trust services in the Georgia-Cumberland Conference. He is survived by his wife, Ruthe; two sons, Don and Bob; two daughters, Sharon Harper and Beth McTaggart; nine grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

BOND, E. Gerald—b. Dec. 17, 1943, Pilot, Va.; d. July 17, 2014, Longwood, Fla. He worked at Adventist Book Centers in Pennsylvania and Florida. He was a book department coordinator for the Review and Herald Publishing Association. He is survived by his wife, Sue; one son, Scott; three sisters, Dorothy Ratcliffe, Mary Ann Sheffer, and Geraldine Dider; and one grandchild.

FARMER, William E.—b. Aug. 4, 1947, Cincinnati, Ohio; d. Aug. 29, 2014, Tampa, Fla. He served as a school principal in Ohio and Florida. He is survived by his wife, Walda; one son, William David; two daughters, Mist Dawn Walbrigle and Ashley Pipkins-Smith; and five grandchildren.

KARLOW, Marilyn C.—b. Jan. 6, 1941, New York, N.Y.; d. Dec. 7, 2014, Walla Walla, Wash. She served as a secretary in the Southern California Conference, Walla Walla University, Washington State University, La Sierra University church, and La Sierra University. She is survived by her husband, Edwin; two sons, Marvin and Norman; one brother, Carlton Cross; and one grandchild.

KEPPLER, Virginia E.—b. Feb. 2, 1918, Detroit, Mich.; d. July 28, 2014, Apopka, Fla. She served in the accounts department of Fletcher Hospital. She is survived by one son, Leonard, Jr.; two daughters, Judy King and Susan Weiss; one sister, Carol Demsey; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

ROBERTS, Andrew W.—b. June 23, 1925, Stamford, Conn.; d. Mar. 7, 2014, Homosassa, Fla. He served as a teacher in Virginia and Maryland. He is survived by his wife, Virginia; one son, Jim; one daughter, Patti Aldridge; one sister, Christine Carlo; and six grandchildren.

SCHIMKE, Alice S.—b. Mar. 27, 1922, Ritzville, Wash.; d. July 24, 2014, Port Charlotte, Fla. She served as a missionary to China and India. She is survived by two sons, Dallas and Clyde; one daughter, Sharon Walsh; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

SULLIVAN, Don Karl—b. Oct. 10, 1930, Omaha, Nebr.; d. Aug. 19, 2014, Port Orchard, Wash. He served in Bolivia, Peru, and Chile. He then served in the Texas, Texico, and Southern California conferences. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy; three sons, David Kent, Kim Alan, and Mark Kevin; one daughter, Jolene Devries; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.