Loving wife, mother, grandmother
Hazel Evelyn Anlauf, 90, of Fort Myers Beach, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014. After 26 years in the appliance business in Wisconsin, Walter and Hazel moved to Fort Myers Beach in 1969. While living on the island, she was a member of Saint Raphael by the Sea Anglican parish. With her husband and daughter, Cris, they built, owned and operated the Sandpiper Gulf Resort on Fort Myers Beach for 30 years. Mrs. Anlauf has resided at The Springs at Shell Point since January. She enjoyed reading, winning at card games, traveling and fishing. She especially loved the time she spent with her family.
Mrs. Anlauf is survived by her daughters, Cris ("Zack") Zack of Fort Myers Beach and Douglas Island, Alaska; and Judy Lee Grace of Lehigh Acres; grandchildren, Dee Ann (Nick) Dakos, Tony Craig, Tim Craig, Ted (Ana) Craig, Melanie (Michael) Coleman and Ty Thomson; great grandchildren Nicholas, Savannah, Sydney, Owen, Elliot, Sierra, Logan and Trevor; sister, Carol (Roman) Frey; brother, Mark (Rose) Eberhardt; brother in law, Roger (Lucretia) Anlauf; sisters in law Rose Brown and Phyllis Anlauf. She is preceded in death by her husband, Walter Anlauf; brothers Jack and Clayton; and son in law, Doug Grace.
Hazel Evelyn Anlauf.
Her life was celebrated Saturday, Aug. 9, at Coral Ridge Funeral Home, Cape Coral. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Faith Community Christian School, c/o Cris Zack, PO Box 240711, Douglas, AK 99824. Please visit CoralRidgeFuneralHome.com to share in her life story and leave thoughts and memories for her family.