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Obituaries: George Dean Ebelsheiser

HEDRICK- George Dean Ebelsheiser, 94, of Hedrick died at 12:10 a.m. May 20, 2018 at his home.

He was born June 27, 1923 in Keokuk County to George and Ollie Darner Ebelsheiser.  243 more words


On accepting death: scientist David Goodall ends his life at 104 through self-assisted suicide; Barbara Ehrenreich gives up on preventive medical care

As we grow older (and by “we,” I mean “I”), one’s thoughts tend naturally to turn to mortality. The comparison of your age to that of those listed in the paper’s obituaries becomes a depressing habit, one gives up beloved foods and behaviors in an effort to stay alive as long as possible, and you realize that the time that has passed since you were 40 is longer than the time you have left. 1,396 more words


Obituary: Billy Cannon

Billy Cannon passed away peacefully in his home early Sunday morning, May 20, 2018, LSU announced. He was 80 years old.

A Baton Rouge native, Cannon was the winner of the 1959 Heisman Trophy as a halfback, and led the Tigers to the 1958 national championship. 365 more words

Obituaries: Larry Stephen Lough

Larry Stephen Lough, 66, of Oskaloosa, Iowa and former resident of Bloomfield, Iowa passed away on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Mahaska County Care Facility where he has resided the past eight years. 210 more words


Obituaries: Anne Agnes Pasut Shovlain

Anne Agnes Pasut Shovlain 92, of Albia, passed away May 19, 2018, at the Monroe County Hospital, under the care of HCI Hospice with her loving family by her side. 1,002 more words


OBITUARY: John D. "Okie" O'Connell, 90

WILMINGTON, MA — John D. O’Connell “Okie”, age 90, of Tewksbury, formerly of Wilmington, passed away peacefully at home on May 17, 2018.

John was born and raised in Wilmington, MA; he was the son of the late Leo Sr. 157 more words


Patricia Morison, Broadway And Hollywood star, Dies At 103

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patricia Morison, who originated the role of an overemotional diva in the Broadway musical “Kiss Me, Kate,” starred on stage opposite Yul Brynner in “The King and I” and appeared in films alongside Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn, died Sunday at age 103. 684 more words