SARASOTA — An 89-year-old woman who went missing Tuesday has been found safe along with her husband, according to the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office.
Lucretia Hoepfner was reported a missing endangered woman from Beneva Lake Healthcare facility at 741 S. Beneva Road, Sarasota. The missing woman has advanced dementia and Alzheimer’s.
Shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday, sheriff’s office spokeswoman Kaitlyn Johnston said Hoepfner and her husband, James Hoepfner, 76, were found safe at a hotel in Bradenton. Hoepfner’s husband also suffers from dementia.