Las Vegas Obituaries

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  • 12 hrs ago | via KVBC-TV Las Vegas 

    Motorcyclist dies from injuries in North Las Vegas c...

    A motorcyclist died Saturday shortly after his vehicle collided with an SUV.. North Las Vegas police officers said the crash occurred about 4:30 p.m. at West Washburn Road and Camino Al Norte.

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  • 23 hrs ago | via The Star Press 

    Michael David Knuckles

    He was born January 14, 1958 in Elwood, IN and is the son of Wanda June Knuckles, and the late Arthur Lee Knuckles.

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  • Saturday | via The Star Press 

    Obituaries: Michael David Knuckles

    Arrangements are pending at Garden View Funeral Home. www.gardenviewfuneralhome.com.

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  • Friday Apr 24 | via The Las Vegas Sun 

    Coroner IDs man, 19, killed in car crash

    A 19-year-old man who died Thursday after the car he was driving hit a light pole in the west valley has been identified by the Clark County Coroner's Office as Alexander Kuckenbecker of Las Vegas. Kuckenbecker was driving a 1992 BMW 318i at a high rate of speed on West Charleston Boulevard when he lost control and hit the pole in the median, Metro Police said.

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  • Thursday Apr 23 | via Times Herald-Record 

    Kenneth Bruce Schoonmaker

    Kenneth Bruce Schoonmaker, age 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by his children on April 16, 2015, in Las Vegas, NV.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via TwinCities 

    Obituaries: Rosie the Riveter model Mary Keefe

    Mary Doyle Keefe, the model for Norman Rockwell's iconic 1943 Rosie the Riveter painting that symbolized the millions of American women who went to work on the home front during World War II, has died. She was 92. Keefe grew up in Arlington, Vt., where she met Rockwell -- who lived in West Arlington -- and posed for his painting when she was a 19-year-old telephone operator.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via West Hawaii Today 

    Woman who designed "Welcome to Fabulous Las Veg...

    The woman who came up with a neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to "fabulous Las Vegas" since 1959 has died. Betty Willis, credited with designing the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign, died in her Overton, Nevada, home on Sunday, according to an obituary on the Virgin Valley & Moapa Valley Mortuaries' website.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via Peshtigo Times Wisconsin Community Newspaper 

    Betty Kirt

    Betty Kirt , 75, of Las Vegas, Nv., formerly of Menominee, Mi., passed away Monday, April 20 due to emphysema and heart complications.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via Watertown Daily Times 

    Barbara J. Licourt

    She was born April 1, 1931 to Charles and Emma Hertzler Krebs in the family farmhouse on Krebs Road. She graduated from Pulaski School.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via The Arizona Republic 

    Paris Hilton is heartbroken over dog's death

    Paris Hilton is heartbroken over dog's death Paris Hilton is grieving the loss of her 14-year-old teacup Chihuahua, Tinkerbell, who died from old age. Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1ySjDyQ The 34-year-old star is ''so sad and devastated'' that her beloved 14-year-old teacup Chihuahua - which she reportedly purchased in 2002 after seeing a similar dog in 'Legally Blonde' - has passed away.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via People 

    Betty Willis, Designer of the 'Fabulous Las Vegas' S...

    Betty Willis, who was credited with designing the now-iconic "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign, died on Sunday. She was 91. Willis died on Sunday in her Overton, Nevada, home according to an obituary on the Virgin Valley & Moapa Valley Mortuaries website.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via MyPrintResource.com 

    Lonnie Stabler Posthumously Presented Kirk L. Brimle...

    Lonnie Stabler, former owner of Stabler Sign Company, was named the 2015 recipient of the Kirk L. Brimley Distinguished Service Award in Las Vegas, NV. The presentation was made in conjunction with ISA International Sign Expo 2015, the sign and visual communications industry's largest gathering.

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  • Wednesday Apr 22 | via Times of Oman 

    Betty Willis, designer who left mark on Vegas with f...

    The diamond-shaped sign with a spiky sun atop it has long been popular with tourists, who come to pose for photos next to it on the Las Vegas Strip near Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino. Photo: Reuters Willis died on Sunday at her home in Overton, a community about 45 miles northeast of Las Vegas, according to Virgin Valley & Moapa Valley Mortuaries.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via Los Angeles Times 

    Betty Willis dies at 91; designed Las Vegas' landmar...

    A couple get married with the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign in the background. The landmark sign's designer, Betty Willis, has died at age 91. A couple get married with the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign in the background.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Las Vegas Sun 

    Coroner IDs victims in fatal double shooting, suicide

    Three people killed Sunday in what Metro Police say was a double slaying and suicide at an apartment complex have been identified by the Clark County Coroner's Office. Police said 27-year-old Las Vegas resident Michael Gerome Latimore Jr. shot Legatha Ball, 28 and Lakeitha Thomas, 26, of Las Vegas after an argument and then shot himself in the head.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via The New Zealand Herald 

    Sign designer's work lives on

    The woman who came up with a neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to "fabulous Las Vegas" since 1959 has died. Betty Willis, credited with designing the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign, died in her Overton, Nevada, home on Monday, according to an obituary on the Virgin Valley & Moapa Valley Mortuaries website.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via I4U Future Technology News 

    Las Vegas Welcome Sign Designer dies at 91

    Last night the Neon Museum announced the designer Betty Willis who created the most famous neon Las Vegas sign has died! The post stated the Neon Museum is saddened to announce the demise of another great designer in the signs history. Betty celebrated her 90th birthday when she visited the Neon Museum and the post sent condolences to her family over the sad news.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via Time 

    Designer Who Created the Iconic 'Welcome to Fabulous...

    Tourists take pictures on Feb 12, 2009 in front of the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" neon sign in Las Vegas. Betty Willis, the woman who designed the iconic neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to Las Vegas since 1959 has died.

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  • Tuesday Apr 21 | via The Indianapolis Star 

    Robert L. Burger

    He retired from Chevrolet Truck & Bus in 1987. Mr. Burger served his country honorably, serving in the US Navy.

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  • Monday Apr 20 | via The Las Vegas Sun 

    Betty Willis, designer of the Las Vegas welcome sign...

    Legendary Las Vegas neon sign designer Betty Willis, known for her world-famous "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign, talks about how she created her illustrious masterpiece and the significance of each of the sign's various symbols. Betty Willis, who designed the iconic neon sign that has welcomed countless visitors to Las Vegas since 1959, has died.

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