FUNERAL - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/FUNERAL News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Utah missionary’s funeral planned for Saturday http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58434159-78/thredgold-missionary-saturday-sltrib.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58434159-78/thredgold-missionary-saturday-sltrib.html.csp">Utah missionary’s funeral planned for Saturday</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael McFall</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-20T10:51:16.032-06:00">Updated Sep 20, 2014 10:51AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The family of a Utah Mormon missionary will finally lay him to rest Saturday morning. Connor Thredgold, of Springville, and a fellow missionary were found dead in their Taipei apartment Aug. 23. Taiwan news agencies reported that the two, 19-year-old Thredgold and 24-year-old Yu Peng Xiong, died of carbon monoxide poisoning. Thredgold’s funeral will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at the Springville West Center at 996 W. Center Street, said family spokesman Tom McHoes. No foul play is suspected in the ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58434159@www.sltrib.com Sat, 20 Sep 2014 10:51:16 MDT Joan Rivers remembered at star-studded funeral http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58384986-223/rivers-york-funeral-fashion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58384986-223/rivers-york-funeral-fashion.html.csp">Joan Rivers remembered at star-studded funeral</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KAREN MATTHEWS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-09-08T13:36:11.758-06:00">Updated Sep 8, 2014 01:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Howard Stern delivered the eulogy, Broadway singer-actress Audra McDonald sang “Smile” and bagpipers played “New York, New York” at Joan Rivers’ funeral Sunday, a star-studded send-off that — like late comedian herself — brought together the worlds of Hollywood, theater, fashion and media. At a funeral befitting a superstar, the New York City Gay Men’s Chorus sang Broadway hits including “Hey Big Spender” before six-time Tony Award-winner McDonald sang her tribute to Rivers, a champi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583849862014-09-08T13:36:11.758-06:00" id="#license-2014-09-08T13:36:11.758-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58384986@www.sltrib.com Mon, 08 Sep 2014 13:36:11 MDT Mourners urge black Americans to take action http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58336151-68/brown-police-ferguson-louis.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58336151-68/brown-police-ferguson-louis.html.csp">Mourners urge black Americans to take action</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM SUHR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-25T20:21:33.182-06:00">Updated Aug 25, 2014 08:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Louis • The mourners filled an enormous church to remember Michael Brown — recalling him as a “gentle giant,” aspiring rapper and recent high school graduate on his way to a technical college. But the funeral that unfolded Monday was about much more than the black 18-year-old who lay in the closed casket after being shot to death by a white police officer. The emotional service sought to consecrate Brown’s death as another in the long history of the civil rights movement and implored black ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583361512014-08-25T20:21:33.182-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-25T20:21:33.182-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58336151@www.sltrib.com Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:21:33 MDT Rev. Al Sharpton to address Mike Brown’s St. Louis funeral http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58316941-68/brown-louis-funeral-rev.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58316941-68/brown-louis-funeral-rev.html.csp">Rev. Al Sharpton to address Mike Brown’s St. Louis funeral</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T11:05:33.006-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 11:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">St. Louis • The funeral for 18-year-old Michael Brown is scheduled for Monday at a church in St. Louis. The Austin A. Layne Mortuary, which is handling arrangements, says the funeral is set for 10 a.m. Monday at Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church. Brown’s uncle, the Rev. Charles Ewing, will deliver the eulogy, and the Rev. Al Sharpton will also speak. Brown will be buried at St. Peter’s Cemetery in St. Louis County. Brown, who was black, was killed Aug. 9 by white Ferguson police officer ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583169412014-08-20T11:05:33.006-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T11:05:33.006-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58316941@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:05:33 MDT Wellington teen dirt biker dies in crash with truck http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309581-78/truck-bike-carbon-county.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58309581-78/truck-bike-carbon-county.html.csp">Wellington teen dirt biker dies in crash with truck</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Bob Mims</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T22:17:43.236-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 10:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">A Wellington teenager died of injuries he suffered when his dirt bike crashed into the side of a semi-trailer rig hauling coal over the weekend in Carbon County. The 15-year-old, identified as Nickolas Pete Stamatakis, struck the truck near the intersection of Lower Miller Creek and Ridge roads about 8 p.m. Saturday. The youth was later pronounced dead at Castleview Hospital in Price, according to the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office. The teen reportedly crashed as he jumped his bike over an emba...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309581@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:17:43 MDT