Posts Tagged Obituaries

Family, friends, fans pay respects to Minoso at visitation

Mourners pass by the casket of former Chicago White Sox great Minnie Minoso on Friday, March 6, 2015, to pay their respects during a public visitation at Holy Family Church in Chicago.  The Havana native and major league baseball's first black Latino star died Sunday, March 1. He was believed to be 90. Known as the "Cuban Comet," Minoso was part of a wave of black players who transformed the game. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

CHICAGO (AP) — More than the hugs or that Cadillac with the White Sox flags, Ron Kittle will simply miss being around Minnie Minoso.

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Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles dies at 88

In this Jan. 21, 2013 file photo, filmmaker Albert Maysles poses for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival to promote his film, "Focus Forward" in Park City, Utah. Maysles, known for his works of “cinema verite” in the 1960s and ‘70s, including the Rolling Stones documentary “Gimme Shelter” and “Salesman,” about a traveling Bible salesman, died Thursday, March 5, 2015 in New York. He was 88. (Photo by Victoria Will/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Albert Maysles, the revolutionary documentary filmmaker who helped pioneer nonfiction movies by turning a keenly observant eye on both the famous and the ordinary in films like “Gimme Shelter” and “Grey Gardens,” has died. He was 88.

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Funeral home wants $35,000 it spent on Ernie Banks’ funeral

CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago funeral home that handled the funeral for Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks has filed a claim against his estate for $35,000.

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Fans, relatives to pay respects to White Sox star Minoso

CHICAGO (AP) — Fans and relatives will have a chance to pay their respects to Chicago White Sox star Minnie Minoso.

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Actor known for role as dim-witted boss on ‘Seinfeld’ dies

CINCINNATI (AP) — Daniel von Bargen, who played George Costanza’s dim-witted boss Mr. Kruger on “Seinfeld,” has died. He was 64.

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