Richard N. Retired captain and commander of traffic division of U.S. Park Police here. At 75 of respiratory and heart ailments.END NOTESRichard N. Crack, 75, a retired captain and commander of the traffic division of the U.S. Park Police here and a former assistant chief of permits and rights of way for the National Park Service, died of heart and respiratory ailments June 10 at a hospital in Orlando, Fla.
Mr. Crack was born in Arlington and attended St. John's College High School in Washington. Before joining the Park Police in 1942 he worked 13 years in this area for the Agriculture Department's Fish and Wildlife Service.
At his retirement from the Park Police in 1964 he received the Interior Department's Meritorious Service Award for his work as commander of the traffic division, and in particular for his arrangement of traffic plans for large special events.
From 1964 until 1975, Mr. Crack was assistant chief for permits and rights of way for the National Park Service here. He was a former resident of Arlington and Falls Church and a member of St. Phillips Catholic Church in Falls Church. He moved to Casselberry, Fla., in 1977.
Survivors include his wife, Georgia, of Casselberry; one son, Richard Crack of Miami; one daughter, Helen Lee Moore of Cocoa, Fla.; one sister, Agnes H. Jones of Casselberry; and two grandchildren.
GERALD L. BERNSTEIN, 62, president of Mobern Electric Corp. in Laurel since 1984, died of cardiac arrest June 9 at the Washington Hospital Center. He lived in Chevy Chase.
Mr. Bernstein was born in New York City. He graduated from the University of Maryland. During World War II, he served in the Army in Europe. He returned to the Washington area in 1945 and went to work for Mobern, a fluorescent lighting manufacturing firm owned and operated by his family. He was vice president of the board of the Hyman S. and Freda Bernstein Foundation, a philanthrophic organization founded by his family. He was a founder and a past president of the Jewish Foundation for Retarded Children.
Mr. Bernstein was a Mason and had served on the executive board of Heritage International Bank in Bethesda. He also had been active in the Israel Bond Organization and the United Jewish Appeal Federation.
His marriages to Florence Chaskin and Norma Levenson ended in divorce.
Survivors include his wife, Beth Bernstein of Chevy Chase; one daughter by his first marriage, Helen Levy of New York City; one son by his second marriage, Ira Bernstein of Silver Spring; two stepchildren, Eric Korn of Kensington, and Claudie Bennett of Silver Spring; his parents, Hyman S. and Freda Bernstein, and one sister, Tamara Handelsman, all of Washington, and two grandchidlren.
OSMUND T. FUNDINGSLAND, 73, a retired official of the General Accounting Office, died of cancer June 10 at the Washington Adventist Hospital. He lived in Silver Spring.
Mr. Fundingsland was born in Beresford, S.D. He graduated from Augustana College in South Dakota and earned a master's degree in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
For many years, he worked in the field of industrial research. He was a manager with E.G.&G., an industrial research firm in Santa Barbara, Calif., before moving to the Washington area in 1972 and joining the GAO. Mr. Fundingsland was the chief science adviser in GAO's Resources, Community, and Economic Development Division when he retired in March of this year.
He was active with several science policy organizations and was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church in Silver Spring.
Survivors include his wife, Genevieve F. Fundingsland of Silver Spring; a daughter, Lisa K. Buffmire of Salt Lake City; three sons, Osmund M. and Andrew C. Fundingsland, both of Santa Barbara, and James W. Fundingsland of San Francisco; a brother, John O. Fundingsland of Colorado Springs; a sister, Rachel I. Fundingsland of Harper Wood, Mich., and seven grandchildren.
CORALEE KLEINSCHMIDT, 86, a retired medical missionary who served 46 years at a rural hospital in Aba, Zaire, died of sepsis June 9 at the home of her daughter in Laurel.
Mrs. Kleinschmidt was born in Thayer, Mo., and graduated from the St. Louis City Hospital school of nursing. With her husband, Dr. Ralph E. Kleinschmidt, she operated a mission hospital in Zaire from 1923 until she retired in 1969. Dr. Kleinschmidt died in 1964.
Mrs. Kleinschmidt lived in Clermont, Fla., after her retirement. She moved to Laurel in March.
Survivors include two daughters, Edith Kleynhans, a missionary in Malawi, and Esther Meyers of Laurel; eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
VIVIAN BEHRMANN HARTMAN, 75, a former physiological research assistant with Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit who moved to the Washington area in 1955, died of a lung ailment June 8 at Suburban Hospital.
Dr. Hartman, who lived in Potomac, was born in Flushing, N.Y. She graduated from Hope College in Michigan. She earned a master's degree and a doctorate in chemistry from the University of Michigan.
She worked at the Henry Ford Hospital from about 1935 to 1955, when she moved to this area.
In 1984, Dr. Hartman received the Hope College "Woman Alumnus of the Century Award."
She was a past president of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase American Association of University Women and was a member of Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church in Bethesda.
Her husband, Dr. Frank Hartman, died in 1979. Survivors include three stepchildren, Edna H. Susman of Chevy Chase, and Halene Trafas and Frank Hartman, both of Long Beach, Calif.; two brothers, James Behrmann of Houston and Robert Behrmann of Flushing, N.Y., and six grandchildren.
IRMA BARNARD GILMORE, 90, a resident of Vienna for the last 14 years, died of congestive heart failure June 8 at the home.
Mrs. Gilmore was born in Minneapolis and taught school there as a young woman. Before moving to Vienna, she had lived in North Dakota, Montana, Amelia County, Va., and Richmond, where she worked for 10 years in the drapery and slipcover section of a department store.
Her first husband, Christian W. Ellingson, died in 1942 and her second husband, Joseph J. Gilmore, died in 1972. A daughter of her first marriage, Gladys Claire Ellingson, died in 1937.
Mrs. Gilmore is survived by three daughters of her first marriage, Gwendolyn E. Dalton and Dorothy E. Swink, both of Vienna, and Thelma E. Caulsen of Pompano Beach, Fla.; a stepdaughter, Vera G. Danelson of Scobey, Mont.; a sister, Florence B. Doyle, and a brother, Stephen Glen Barnard, both of Amelia County; 12 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
DOREEN McDOWELL, 80, a retired administrative assistant with the university relations office of Georgetown University, died of congestive heart failure June 11 at Eades House, a retirement home in Washington.
Miss McDowell was born in Dublin. She worked for a law firm before moving to this country in 1960 and settling in the Washington area. She worked at Georgetown from 1960 until she retired in 1977.
Survivors include one sister, Eileen Molloy, and one brother, John L. McDowell, both of Ireland.
JACK H. McCLELLAND, 74, retired motion picture production project supervisor at the Naval Photographic Center here, died of cancer June 11 at the Friends Nursing Home in Sandy Spring.
Mr. McClelland, who lived in Silver Spring, was born in Charleston, Ill. and graduated from the University of Southern California where he also earned a master's degree in physics.
He helped found the department of cinema at USC, then during World War II served in the motion picture branch of the Navy's Bureau of Aeronautics. After the war he became a civilian employe of the Navy, assigned at the Naval Photographic Center. He retired in 1974.
His first wife, Jane Meader McClelland, died in 1971.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth McClelland of Silver Spring; two children of his first marriage, James H. McClelland of Germantown and Julia A. Rentz of Warrenton; and three granddaughters.