Gary Obituaries

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  • Sunday Apr 19 | via UPI 

    Mother lured by 'social worker' found dead, newborn ...

    A mother who was lured away from her Indiana home by a woman claiming to be a child welfare worker has turned up dead, her body wrapped in plastic and covered with bleach, investigators said. Samantha Fleming and her newborn child disappeared April 5 after a woman came to her home, claimed to be a welfare worker, and persuaded her to leave.


  • Saturday Apr 18 | via Chicago Sun-Times 

    Woman stabbed to death in Gary

    Samantha J. Fleming, 23, was pronounced dead at 2:31 a.m. in the 1900 block of Cleveland Street in Gary, Ind., according to a statement from the Lake County, Ind., coroner's office. Fleming, of the 0-100 block of Claire Street in Anderson, Ind., had suffered stab wounds and her death was ruled a homicide, the coroner's office said.


  • Friday Apr 17 | via Chicago Sun-Times 

    Man dies at NW Indiana machinery plant

    A 59-year-old man from northwest Indiana died Friday afternoon in an accident at a machinery plant in Gary. Ricky Glenn Oliver suffered blunt force trauma and was pronounced dead at 3:35 p.m. at the plant at 2601 E. 15th Ave. in Gary, according to a statement from the Lake County coroner's office.


  • Friday Apr 17 | via The Republic 

    Gary C. Janes, Columbus

    Gary C. Janes, 61, of Union St., died at 6:05 p.m. Friday, April 17, 2015, at Columbus Regional Hospital. Gary was a Chicago Bears fan and loved his Harley-Davidson motorcycles.


  • Tuesday Apr 7 | via Sun Advocate 

    Jan Hoffman

    Our beautiful wife, mom, grandma, great-grandma and friend, Janet Elaine Chittum Hoffman, age 87, passed away peacefully April 3, 2015, on Good Friday, after having surgery and recuperating at Pinnacle Care Center. Jan was born Feb. 27, 1928 in Gary, Ind.


  • Wednesday Apr 1 | via Daily Reporter 

    James T "Sonny" Harris, Pendleton

    James T. "Sonny" Harris, 76, of Pendleton, died Thursday, March 5, 2015, at Hancock Regional Hospital. He was born on Dec. 19, 1938, in Paris, Texas, as the son of Alvin S. Harris and Kathryn Barnett.


  • Friday Mar 27 | via Daily Kos 

    Discrimination and Children

    I hope all my Friends and family read this post and take to heart what I have to say. I believe in equality.


  • Mar 24, 2015 | via Lehigh Acres Gazette 

    Follow up: Who is Modern Midways?

    Since 2006 Robert Briggs has been running Modern Midways, but before that he worked for his father Frank Briggs owner of Midwest Midways, based at the same address in Steger, Ill The Lehigh Acres Spring Festival Committee has been during business with Midwest Midways or Modern Midways for nearly 30 years The 2003 accident was it the Lehigh Acres Spring Festival - News clipping - - At the Lehigh Spring Fest in Lehigh Acres, Florida, a Tornado ride collapsed, injuring 4 children. The Tornado features eight spinning 4-person gondolas which rotate about a central column.