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BURCH, Alta D.—b. June 1, 1921, Long Island, Ala.; d. Apr. 2, 2014, Altamonte Springs, Fla. He served as a pastor in the Kentucky-Tennessee and Florida conferences. He also served as chaplain at Florida Hospital South. He is survived by his wife, Tralece; one daughter, Bonnie Reed; and one grandson.

MARTIN, Dollie O.—b. Feb. 17, 1927, Calamba, Philippines; d. May 25, 2014, Avon Park, Fla. She served as a registered nurse, then as a nurse supervisor at Manila Sanitarium and Hospital. She also served as a missionary to Vietnam, Singapore, and Thailand. She is survived by her husband, Ben; two daughters, Fely Ann Rugless and Cherrie Lynn Alaras; and four grandchildren.

NELSON, Ivan Theodore—b. June 13, 1934, Deer Park, Calif.; d. May 19, 2014, Loma Linda, Calif. He served in the Treasury Department of St. Helena Sanitarium and Hospital, Lodi Academy, San Fernando Valley Academy, West African Union Mission, and La Sierra Academy. He is survived by his wife, Donna; three sons, Bruce, Tim, and Don; one daughter, Cindy Nelson-Norton; one sister, Eva Reiss-Coffee; nine grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

PALSGROVE, Carol—b. July 2, 1936, Rockville, N.Y.; d. Apr. 12, 2014, Chattanooga, Tenn. She served as a secretary at the Southern Union Conference. She is survived by her husband, John; one son, Michael; one daughter, Diane Loweke; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

REILE, Lloyd Leon—b. June 12, 1915, Harvey, N.Dak.; d. May 15, 2014, Poway, Calif. He served as a departmental director in the Alberta and Venezuela conferences, as departmental secretary in the Antillean Union, and as president of the Central American Union Conference, Greater New York Conference, and the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Canada. He is survived by two daughters, Carol Power and Loella Johnson; and six grandchildren.

SCHMIDT, Harold L.—b. Aug. 8, 1937, Takoma Park, Md.; d. July 11, 2013, Deltona, Fla. He served as a music teacher in Maplewood, Broadview, Mount Pisgah, Greater Miami, Mount Vernon, Orlando Junior, and Sandia View academies. He is survived by his wife, Darlene; three sons, Rick, Robin, and Roger; two brothers, Duane and Ralph; and two grandchildren.

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