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Charles Hartman - Champaign/Urbana News-GazetteWednesday, March 27, 2019
Cody Breitenfeldt and Zachery Evans.
Charlie loved Jesus with his whole heart. He was a steadfast man of God.
As a boy he worked tirelessly alongside his dad. He worked as a carpenter before going on to manage the horse farm at the University of Illinois until retirement in 2002.
Charlie was a gifted horseman and cowboy. His entire life was spent pulling ponies, training, selling, breeding and racing horses. He bred and raced Deckum Larum, who in 1983 set an AQHA world record that still stands today.
He served as Illinois AQHA Racing Association president for 10 years. Charlie also enjoyed serving as a trustee for Pilot Township.
Share in our celebration of his life at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at Homer New Life Church of Faith, 505 W. Crittenden St., Homer, IL 61849.
Memorial donations may be made to Homer New Life Church of Faith.
Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834, is assisting the family in making arrangements.
Please join Charlie's family in sharing memories, photos and videos on his tribute wall at sunsetfunealhome.
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BRIAN DAVID MUEHLMAN - Burlington County TimesWednesday, March 27, 2019
Brian David Muehlman, 65, of Ellwood City died Sunday, March 17, 2019, at his residence. He was born June 10, 1953 in Pittsburgh. Brian was a car consultant. He enjoyed competitive dirt track racing for 20 years, winning seven championships. An outdoorsman, Brian enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was an avid whitetail deer hunter, traveling throughout United States and Canada hunting with his grandson, Kurt. Brian was a USCG Charter Captain on Lake Ontario for 15 years. His most cherished time was spent with his grandchildren. Survivors include his wife, Gail Krauss Muehlman; his mother and step father, Margaret (Rex) Smith of Wexford; daughter, Candi (Joe) Landles of Evans City; step daughter, Becky Flagler of Pittsburgh; siblings, Connie Federbusch, Laurie (Ron) Mahen, and Mark (Pam) Muehlman, all of Mercer; nine grandchildren, Kurt, Mariah, Rayna, Seth, Brandon, Riley, Connor, Liam, and Nico; and several nieces and nephews. Brian was preceded in death by his father, Paul Muehlman and his brother in law, Oscar Federbusch. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, March 20, 2019, from 2 to 8 p.m. at the MARSHALL FUNERAL HOME, 200 Fountain Ave., Ellwood City. Friends will also be received at the funeral home on Thursday from 10:30 a.m. unti...
Cecile J. Briggs - WatertownDailyTimes.comWednesday, March 27, 2019
MASSENA — Cecile J. Briggs, 85, of Maple Street, peacefully passed away on Thursday evening, March 14, 2019 at Massena Memorial Hospital. Friends and family may be received on Monday, March 18, 2019 from 2:00-4:00 pm at Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date in Calvary Cemetery, Massena.Cecile was born on November 14, 1933 in Cornwall, Ontario, the daughter of Claude and Bertha (Belanger) Villeneuve. She married Joseph Maugeri Jr. on February 21, 1958. He predeceased her on April 19, 1972. She later married Ivan Briggs on June 20, 1975. He predeceased her in June 2001.She enjoyed playing bingo, traveling and spending time on social media.She is survived by her son Joseph Maugeri III and his wife Becky of Clayville, NY; three grandchildren, Joseph, Benjamin and Matthew Maugeri; a brother, Cyril and wife Sylvia Villeneuve and two sisters, Claudette Lefebvre and Bernadette Good as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters Bernice Sequin and Marie Claire Payette.Arrangements are under the direction of Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Memories and online condolences may be share wi...
Car crash victim, 19, remembered as a family man - The Beacon HeraldWednesday, March 27, 2019
Tuesday.Three people were rushed to Stratford hospital after a Chrysler 300 crashed around 3:30 a.m. at the intersection of Embro Road and Erie Street, according to police. Millar was pronounced dead at hospital, police said.
The intersection of Erie Street and Embro Road in Stratford was the scene of a fatal, single-car collision early Sunday morning. (Galen Simmons/The Beacon Herald)
Favian Lee-Allert, a 19-year-old Burlington resident, has been charged with impaired driving causing death, police said. He was released on recognizance Monday and is scheduled to return to court on Nov. 19, court staff confirmed Tuesday. The allegation has not been proven in court.The driver and a female passenger were initially listed in fair condition by police. The driver was released and arrested and the other passenger has also been released from hospital, Insp. Mark Taylor said.Millar and the driver were friends, Lundrigan confirmed, but she didn't know where they were headed at the time or who the woman in the vehicle was."All I know is Eric was wearing his seatbelt," she said, confirming he was in the backseat at the time.Police said the vehicle was heading west on Embro Road when it hit a boulevard, went across Erie Street and came to rest on a lawn on the northwest side of the street."He hit that boulevard pretty much straight on at a high rate of speed and took it right across to Erie Street and flipped ...
Bus driver killed in Columbia Icefield parking lot - Rocky Mountain OutlookWednesday, March 27, 2019
JASPER – A 52-year-old female bus driver was struck and killed by her bus in the parking lot of the Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre, Oct. 4.
According to the RCMP, she was outside of her bus when it hit her around 1:15 p.m.
Police did not release her identity, however, colleagues identified the woman on social media as Yumiko Taura, a driver for Canada Coach Lines.
"Yesterday a tragic freak accident took the life of a member of our community here in the Bow Valley," wrote John House, who started a GoFundMe campaign to raise money for her funeral costs.
"Yumiko Taura was a motor coach driver who while standing beside her coach and unloading passengers at a prime tourist attraction along the Icefield Parkway became pinned by her own motor coach as it started to move toward three parked cars."
According to the RCMP, a STARS air ambulance was dispatched to the parking lot, however, when it arrived she was declared dead at the scene.
Several witnesses were interviewed by police and pr...