Florida Elks- Sickness & Distress
"An Elk is Never Forgotten, Never Forsaken"

Randy Sasser PER of Live Oak #1165 passed away Dec. 3, 2023

Randy served as Exalted Ruler an unprecedented 5 times and was lodge secretary for over 9 yrs. 

He will be greatly missed. 

Link to his obituary: https://www.harrisfuneralhomeinc.net/obituary/randall-sasser

We regret to inform you of the passing of Maureen Bardsley, wife of PDD Richard “Dick” Bardsley, a former President and current member of the FECTS Board of Directors. Maureen was an Elk and a Doe at Winter Park Lodge # 1830.

There will be an Elks Rest service at the Winter Park Lodge on Saturday, May 13th.


Dick Bardsley & Family
6740 Sugarbush Dr
Orlando, FL 32819

She will be missed!

Delores-Dee-MilhausenWe regret to inform you of the passing of our former staff member/colleague Alice Smith. Alice was the executive assistant to Ben Brown, Jr. at both the former Elks Children’s Hospital and its successor Florida Elks Children’s Therapy Services.

Alice retired a few years ago after a long career helping others!

Services will be held on Monday, March 13, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Beyers Funeral Home located at 279 S. Central Ave in Umatilla.



Delores-Dee-Milhausen.jpgWe regret to inform you of the recent passing of Delores M. “Dee” Milhausen, PER a member of the West St. Lucie Elks Lodge # 2823. Dee passed Thursday after a valiant battle with cancer.

Dee was the State Chair of the Government Relations Committee, her Lodge’s Secretary, the District & Lodge Chair of the Government Relations Committee, and the Lodge Chair of the Americanism Committee, Membership Committee and Ritual Committee.

She will be dearly missed!


John Milhausen
307 SE Navy Ave
Port St. Lucie, FL  34984-6537