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William L. “Bill” Himsel

William L. “Bill” Himsel Himsel, William L. “Bill” age 66, passed away on May 10, 2012. After living in New Jersey and Massachusetts, he called Marco Island, FL his home. He is survived by Joyce, his wife of 25 years. They had two children, Jeff (Susanne) and Rick, and two grandchildren, Sophia and Anya. Billwas born in Marshfield, WI and was raised inMadison, Wisconsin, and he graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 1970, where he was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He was a member of the United States Army Reserves for six years. After graduation, Bill ... Read More »

Letter to the Editor: Marx/Engle 2 – Locke/Smith 0

The results of the elections in France and Greece warn of grave prospects for the forthcoming elections in the US. The forces of socialism have won the day and will propel Europe into a deeper recession and more socio-economic chaos that will have worldwide repercussions. It is abundantly clear that “austerity” to the French and Greek electors is a hollow concept and one to be avoided. The voters of France and Greece have chosen to continue and increase their dependence on the State. The notion of providing for one’s own future and self-reliance are being eradicated. The French and Greeks ... Read More »

Letter to the Editor: Why We Are Lions

The following unsolicited letter was received by Russ Herrmann, eyesight chairman of the Marco Island Lions Club: To whom it may concern: I want to thank each and every one of those involved in helping me get my new pair of glasses. I have been using these magnifying cheaters which were getting me by but wasn’t enough. These new glasses sure make it nice to see clear again. Also Dr. Eads’ office and staff were extremely nice, courteous and very helpful in getting the lens and frames that are my best. Again, thank you again for all your helping me ... Read More »