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Funeral Set for 11-Year-Old Boy Who Hanged Himself After Alleged Prank - PEOPLE.com

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Starting at 4 p.m., loved ones will assemble inside the Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home in Marquette, Michigan, to memorialize Tysen’s brief life. Formal services will follow at 7 p.m., according to his obituary and the funeral home.Marquette authorities have charged a juvenile with malicious use of telecommunication services and using a computer to commit a crime after an 11-year-old boy was found unresponsive from a reported suicide attempt on March 14.Marquette police declined to provide many details or identify either child involved, because of their age, saying only that the boy who died was “engaged in communication with another juvenile via social media prior to the incident.”It was not immediately clear if the child who has been charged has entered a plea.But Katrina Goss tells PEOPLE that it was her son Tysen who tried to kill himself that March day — though he did not die until this week, in a hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.• Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter.When asked to describe her son, Goss doesn’t hesitate.“He was amazing,” she gushes. “He was an incredible athlete and loved playing ice hockey and soccer. He would hit ski jumps and do flips. Really, he was a daredevil who was just a joy to be around.”Tysen also ...

Two killed in crash - Escanaba Daily Press

Monday, April 03, 2017

Gerald was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the vehicle he was driving, Rosellen Grenfell, 80, died after being flown to U.P. Health System in Marquette. The driver of the westbound vehicle was treated for injuries and released at the scene.Alcohol and speeding are not believed to be factors in the crash. Assisting the Delta County Sheriff’s Department at the scene of the crash were the Michigan State Police, Escanaba Public Safety, Hannahville Tribal Police, Ford River Fire Department, Bark River Fire Department, U.P. Health System, and Valley Med Flight. The crash remains under investigation.Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Crawford Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 5, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The funeral service celebrating the lives of Gerald and Rosellen will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Paul Strom officiating.Burial will be in Gardens of Rest Cemetery. A complete obituary will follow in Tuesday’s Daily Press. -- ...

Ann Mahoney Bryce, Pioneer of Oklahoma TV, Dies at 92 - Tulsa World

Monday, March 27, 2017

Thompson, and the staff at Grace Hospice. In lieu of flowers, the Bryce family requests that donations be made to Twelve and Twelve Transition House, Bishop Kelley High School endowment fund, the Marquette School RISE program, or San Miguel School. A mass celebrating Ann's life will be held at noon on Thursday, March 30, at Christ the King Church.

Father Sebastian Schmidt - Bismarck Tribune

Monday, February 27, 2017

After completing seminary studies at the Abbey he was ordained to the priesthood on May 26, 1960.During the summers of 1959 and 1960, Fr. Sebastian attended Marquette University where he studied biology. He volunteered to go to the Abbey’s daughter house, Monasterio Benedictino de Tibatí, Bogotá, Colombia. He received his appointment to Tibatí on June 8, 1961, and departed on July 30, 1961. Even though his work at Tibatí and its two schools of Colegio San Carlos and Colegio San Benito de Tibatí was his signature work and where he made many lifelong friends, he was asked to return several times to Richardton to help out at home.On Aug. 23, 1966, Fr. Sebastian was appointed Superintendent of the Abbey Prep School. During 1967 and 1968, he studied at North Dakota State University in Fargo, where he earned a MED in Counseling. In the fall of 1968 he returned to Colombia. The year 1975 found him at the Abbey again and on July 1, 1976, he was appointed Formation and Vocation Director. With 1978 he returned to Bogotá, Colombia. Over the years he worked in many positions at Tibatí and its schools, especially Colegio San Carlos, including Rector of Colegio San Carlos from 1965 to 1966, administrator, teacher, coach, chaplain, and formation director. He was Prior of Monasterio Benedictino de Tibatí from July 1, 1987, to April 7, 1996. He also served as economo at Tibatí.After returning to the United States at the end of December 1999, he was named pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Glen Ullin, in January, 2000, which included a Mass during the summer at Lake Tschida. Later St. Ann’s Church, Hebron, was added to his responsibilities. Fr. Sebastian concluded his work at Glen Ullin on June 30, 2007. On Aug. 14, 2007, Fr. Sebastian went to Madonna Living Center, Rochester, Minn., as resident chaplain. In May of 2009 he returned to the Abbey and on September 1 was appointed guest master. He also served as Subprior for many years and did pastoral substitute work. He was substitute chaplain at CHI St. Joseph’s Hospital, Dickinson.Fr. Sebastian is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Anton (Alta) Schmidt and Larry (Shirley & Jeanie) Schmidt; four sisters, Barbara Schmidt, ...

Obituary: William P. Skemp - La Crosse Tribune

Monday, February 20, 2017

After college, he spent one year in the St. Louis Cardinals organization playing professional baseball. He then attended and graduated from Marquette University Law School in 1958.On June 23, 1956, he married Doris J. Munster in La Crosse. He began practicing law in 1958, with his father and founded the William Skemp Law Firm with his son William G. Skemp in 1992. William was a past president of the La Crosse County Bar Association and a member of the American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association and Wisconsin Trial Lawyers Association.Over the years, he contributed to the La Crosse community, providing pro bono legal services to a number of area organizations, including the Boys & Girls Club of Greater La Crosse, Franciscan Skemp Foundation, Viterbo University, Blessed Sacrament Parish and the Aquinas Foundation.William was inducted into the St. Mary’s College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1981 and was also inducted into the Aquinas High School Athletic Wall of Fame in 2006. William was an avid Chicago Bears fan and was a season ticket holder for decades. He loved to travel and tend to his garden, but most of all he adored his beloved wife, Doris, whom he referred to as his “dearest darling.”William is survived by five children, Christine Skemp of La Crosse and her daughter, Katherine; Kelly Skemp of San Diego; Karen Skemp of Onalaska and her children, Noah and Devon; William (Stephanie) Skemp of Onalaska and their children, William, Landon, Carly and Isaac; Anthony Skemp of Franklin,...

Obituary: Ralph P. Broring - La Crosse Tribune

Monday, February 20, 2017

Root river trail in the summers. Even with the physical struggles of the last years he continued to take great joy in near weekly trips to Marquette, Black River Falls, or other casinos, as well as weekly bingo nights at the La Crescent Legion. His joie-de-vivre was apparent even after the recent fall when he was still planning how to get to bingo.Ralph is survived by his two daughters, Kathleen Boardman of La Crescent, Gail (Ried) Boom of Manchester, Iowa; five grandchildren, Rob (Lisa) La Crosse, Rian (Jeanette) of Eureka, Calif., Alex (Mackenzie) of Des Moines, Iowa, Hannah of New Zeland, Ian of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.In addition to his wife, Lobie, he was preceded in death by one son. Tommy; and one sister. Betty Waldo.Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services La Crescent Chapel, 111 South Oak St. The Rev. Robert J. Cook will officiate. Burial with military rites by the Gittens-Leidel American Legion Post 595 will be in the Catholic Cemetery, La Crescent. Friends may call on the family from 9 a.m until the time of services Saturday morning at the funeral home.In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred and will be donated in Ralph’s memory. Online guestbook may be signed at www.schumacher-kish.com.

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Funeral Set for 11-Year-Old Boy Who Hanged Himself After Alleged Prank - PEOPLE.com

Saturday, April 08, 2017

Starting at 4 p.m., loved ones will assemble inside the Swanson-Lundquist Funeral Home in Marquette, Michigan, to memorialize Tysen’s brief life. Formal services will follow at 7 p.m., according to his obituary and the funeral home.Marquette authorities have charged a juvenile with malicious use of telecommunication services and using a computer to commit a crime after an 11-year-old boy was found unresponsive from a reported suicide attempt on March 14.Marquette police declined to provide many details or identify either child involved, because of their age, saying only that the boy who died was “engaged in communication with another juvenile via social media prior to the incident.”It was not immediately clear if the child who has been charged has entered a plea.But Katrina Goss tells PEOPLE that it was her son Tysen who tried to kill himself that March day — though he did not die until this week, in a hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.• Want to keep up with the latest crime coverage? Click here to get breaking crime news, ongoing trial coverage and details of intriguing unsolved cases in the True Crime Newsletter.When asked to describe her son, Goss doesn’t hesitate.“He was amazing,” she gushes. “He was an incredible athlete and loved playing ice hockey and soccer. He would hit ski jumps and do flips. Really, he was a daredevil who was just a joy to be around.”Tysen also ...

Two killed in crash - Escanaba Daily Press

Monday, April 03, 2017

Gerald was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger in the vehicle he was driving, Rosellen Grenfell, 80, died after being flown to U.P. Health System in Marquette. The driver of the westbound vehicle was treated for injuries and released at the scene.Alcohol and speeding are not believed to be factors in the crash. Assisting the Delta County Sheriff’s Department at the scene of the crash were the Michigan State Police, Escanaba Public Safety, Hannahville Tribal Police, Ford River Fire Department, Bark River Fire Department, U.P. Health System, and Valley Med Flight. The crash remains under investigation.Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Crawford Funeral Home. Visitation will be on Wednesday, April 5, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba. The funeral service celebrating the lives of Gerald and Rosellen will follow at 5 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Paul Strom officiating.Burial will be in Gardens of Rest Cemetery. A complete obituary will follow in Tuesday’s Daily Press. -- ...

Ann Mahoney Bryce, Pioneer of Oklahoma TV, Dies at 92 - Tulsa World

Monday, March 27, 2017

Thompson, and the staff at Grace Hospice. In lieu of flowers, the Bryce family requests that donations be made to Twelve and Twelve Transition House, Bishop Kelley High School endowment fund, the Marquette School RISE program, or San Miguel School. A mass celebrating Ann's life will be held at noon on Thursday, March 30, at Christ the King Church.

Father Sebastian Schmidt - Bismarck Tribune

Monday, February 27, 2017

After completing seminary studies at the Abbey he was ordained to the priesthood on May 26, 1960.During the summers of 1959 and 1960, Fr. Sebastian attended Marquette University where he studied biology. He volunteered to go to the Abbey’s daughter house, Monasterio Benedictino de Tibatí, Bogotá, Colombia. He received his appointment to Tibatí on June 8, 1961, and departed on July 30, 1961. Even though his work at Tibatí and its two schools of Colegio San Carlos and Colegio San Benito de Tibatí was his signature work and where he made many lifelong friends, he was asked to return several times to Richardton to help out at home.On Aug. 23, 1966, Fr. Sebastian was appointed Superintendent of the Abbey Prep School. During 1967 and 1968, he studied at North Dakota State University in Fargo, where he earned a MED in Counseling. In the fall of 1968 he returned to Colombia. The year 1975 found him at the Abbey again and on July 1, 1976, he was appointed Formation and Vocation Director. With 1978 he returned to Bogotá, Colombia. Over the years he worked in many positions at Tibatí and its schools, especially Colegio San Carlos, including Rector of Colegio San Carlos from 1965 to 1966, administrator, teacher, coach, chaplain, and formation director. He was Prior of Monasterio Benedictino de Tibatí from July 1, 1987, to April 7, 1996. He also served as economo at Tibatí.After returning to the United States at the end of December 1999, he was named pastor of Sacred Heart Church, Glen Ullin, in January, 2000, which included a Mass during the summer at Lake Tschida. Later St. Ann’s Church, Hebron, was added to his responsibilities. Fr. Sebastian concluded his work at Glen Ullin on June 30, 2007. On Aug. 14, 2007, Fr. Sebastian went to Madonna Living Center, Rochester, Minn., as resident chaplain. In May of 2009 he returned to the Abbey and on September 1 was appointed guest master. He also served as Subprior for many years and did pastoral substitute work. He was substitute chaplain at CHI St. Joseph’s Hospital, Dickinson.Fr. Sebastian is preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Anton (Alta) Schmidt and Larry (Shirley & Jeanie) Schmidt; four sisters, Barbara Schmidt, ...

Obituary: William P. Skemp - La Crosse Tribune

Monday, February 20, 2017

After college, he spent one year in the St. Louis Cardinals organization playing professional baseball. He then attended and graduated from Marquette University Law School in 1958.On June 23, 1956, he married Doris J. Munster in La Crosse. He began practicing law in 1958, with his father and founded the William Skemp Law Firm with his son William G. Skemp in 1992. William was a past president of the La Crosse County Bar Association and a member of the American Bar Association, Wisconsin Bar Association and Wisconsin Trial Lawyers Association.Over the years, he contributed to the La Crosse community, providing pro bono legal services to a number of area organizations, including the Boys & Girls Club of Greater La Crosse, Franciscan Skemp Foundation, Viterbo University, Blessed Sacrament Parish and the Aquinas Foundation.William was inducted into the St. Mary’s College Athletic Hall of Fame in 1981 and was also inducted into the Aquinas High School Athletic Wall of Fame in 2006. William was an avid Chicago Bears fan and was a season ticket holder for decades. He loved to travel and tend to his garden, but most of all he adored his beloved wife, Doris, whom he referred to as his “dearest darling.”William is survived by five children, Christine Skemp of La Crosse and her daughter, Katherine; Kelly Skemp of San Diego; Karen Skemp of Onalaska and her children, Noah and Devon; William (Stephanie) Skemp of Onalaska and their children, William, Landon, Carly and Isaac; Anthony Skemp of Franklin,...

Obituary: Ralph P. Broring - La Crosse Tribune

Monday, February 20, 2017

Root river trail in the summers. Even with the physical struggles of the last years he continued to take great joy in near weekly trips to Marquette, Black River Falls, or other casinos, as well as weekly bingo nights at the La Crescent Legion. His joie-de-vivre was apparent even after the recent fall when he was still planning how to get to bingo.Ralph is survived by his two daughters, Kathleen Boardman of La Crescent, Gail (Ried) Boom of Manchester, Iowa; five grandchildren, Rob (Lisa) La Crosse, Rian (Jeanette) of Eureka, Calif., Alex (Mackenzie) of Des Moines, Iowa, Hannah of New Zeland, Ian of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; five great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.In addition to his wife, Lobie, he was preceded in death by one son. Tommy; and one sister. Betty Waldo.Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 4, at the Schumacher-Kish Funeral and Cremation Services La Crescent Chapel, 111 South Oak St. The Rev. Robert J. Cook will officiate. Burial with military rites by the Gittens-Leidel American Legion Post 595 will be in the Catholic Cemetery, La Crescent. Friends may call on the family from 9 a.m until the time of services Saturday morning at the funeral home.In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred and will be donated in Ralph’s memory. Online guestbook may be signed at www.schumacher-kish.com.