Sept. 1, 2003


Published: Monday, September 1, 2003 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, August 31, 2003 at 10:21 p.m.

Evan Hunter Kindt

  • Evan Hunter Kindt of Jacksonville died Friday at St. Luke's Hospital in Jacksonville. He was 83.
    Mr. Kindt was born and raised in Ocala and moved to Jacksonville from Gainesville more than 50 years ago. He was an Army veteran who served in World War II and achieved the rank of captain. He was manager of the Gainesville Cigar and Candy Co., owned the Evans Cigar and Candy Co., worked for John Hancock Life Insurance, was a member of South Side United Methodist Church and the Kiwanis Club in Jacksonville and was a volunteer for Junior Achievement.
    Mr. Kindt was preceded in death by his wife, Mildred Epperson Brooks Kindt.
    Survivors include daughters Christine Kennedy of Jacksonville and Nanada Smith of Williston; sons Burke and Baker Brooks, both of Williston; 13 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
    Arrangements by Knauff Funeral Home.

    Kevin Gunnar Paulson

  • Kevin Gunnar Paulson of Plainsboro, N.J., died Friday. He was 23.
    Paulson was born in Ridgefield Park, N.J. He worked as a camp counselor for three years. His interests included camping, baseball, scuba diving, skiing and snowboarding. He was an Eagle Scout and completed a 50-mile trek in Philmont, N.M.
    Survivors include his uncle, Gunnar Paulson of Gainesville.
    Arrangements by A.S. Cole and Co. of Cranbury, N.J.

    Thomas Wheeler

  • Thomas Wheeler of Brooker died Saturday at the Gainesville Health Care Center. He was 72.
    Mr. Wheeler was born in Bluffton, Ind., and moved to Brooker in 1946. He was in the Army during the Korean War era. He worked for the state Department of Corrections and was a Protestant.
    He is survived by a sister, Judy Wheeler of Alachua.
    Arrangements by Evans-Carter Funeral Home.

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