Posts Tagged Obituaries

Correction: Obit-Stapleton story

AMES, Iowa (AP) — In a story Oct. 30 about the death of former football coach and athletic director Clay Stapleton, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by Iowa State University, reported erroneously that Stapleton died in Missouri City, Missouri. He died in Marshall, Missouri.

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SAfrica changes game venue to honor slain captain

Orlando Pirates team mate Lucky Lekgwathi, right, with father of slain Senzo Meyiwa, Sam Meyiwa, second from left, at the family home of Senzo Meyiwa in Umlazi, near Durban, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Meyiwa, the national soccer captain, was shot and killed at the home of his girlfriend in Vosloorus, east of Johannesburg, Sunday night during a robbery attempt. He will be laid to rest Saturday at a funeral in Umlazi. (AP Photo)

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa has been allowed to move its next African Cup of Nations qualifier to the hometown of slain national team captain Senzo Meyiwa as a tribute.

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell dies

In this Feb. 16, 2003 file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Galway Kinnell, center, speaks out during a poetry reading at the First Congrational Church in Manchester, Vt. Kinnell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who opened up American verse in the 1960s and beyond through his forceful, spiritual takes on the outsiders and underside of contemporary life, died of leukemia,Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 at his home in Sheffield, Vt. He was 87. (AP Photo/Alden Pellett, File)

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Galway Kinnell, the Pulitzer Prize-winning poet who opened up American verse in the 1960s and beyond through his forceful, spiritual takes on the outsiders and underside of contemporary life, has died at age 87.

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Kadlec, long-time Missouri fixture, dies at 86

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — John Kadlec, the University of Missouri sports icon whose Tigers career spanned more than a half-century as player, coach, administrator and broadcaster, has died. He was 86.

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Ex New Zealand IOC member Tay Wilson dies at 89

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Former International Olympic Committee member of New Zealand Tay Wilson has died. He was 89.

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