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East Joliet Fire Chief Robert Scholtes Funeral 12/30/2019

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East Joliet Fire Chief Robert Scholtes funeral 12/30/2019

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Funeral for Retired Downers Grove Lieutenant John D Schultz – December 7, 2019

John D. Schultz

September 15, 1970 ~ December 1, 2019 (age 49)

Obituary

John D. “Buddha” “Schultzy” Schultz Jr, age 49, of Geneva, passed away Sunday, December 1, 2019 at Delnor Hospital with his loving family by his side.

He was born September 15, 1970 in St. Charles, the son of John Sr. and Nancy (DeVries) Schultz.

John was a firefighter for Downers Grove and Geneva.  He was an avid pro and college football fan.  He loved history, Star Wars, and watching METV.  His favorite pastime was spending time with his family and he will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his children Mia, Ian, and Owen; his children’s mother Becky (Niemiec) Schultz; sister Barbara (Tim) Estes of Bristol; and niece Lindsey Wojcik of Earlville; and many other dear relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Service; Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 11:00 am at Fox Valley Presbyterian Church.

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A GoFundMe has been set up to help John’s family cover the cost of funeral expenses.

Ret. Lt. John Schultz passed away at Delnor Hospital on Sunday, December 1st, leaving behind three children (a 14 year old daughter and 10 year old twin boys). John was only 49 years old and had been battling illness for many years. John’s family needs your help. Not only are they grieving the loss of their loving father, but they now share the financial hardship of laying John to rest.

John served as a Lieutenant for the Downers Grove Fire Department and was an active member with the Downers Grove Professional Firefighters Local 3234 from 2000-2013. John also served on the Union Executive Board, negotiations committee and was an Honor Guard member for the AFFI. During his time with Downers Grove, John was very accomplished in EMS and served as both the Designated Infection Control Offer and EMS Coordinator. He was passionate about the job and truly did everything he could to make the department better than when he started.

Prior to coming to Downers Grove, John worked for the Carol Stream Fire Protection District from 1994-2000, and served for 24 years with the Geneva Fire Department, which is where he started his fire service career. John was also an Instructor with the Downers Grove Fire Academy, Romeoville Fire Academy and previously taught at the College of DuPage.

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Sandwich FPD news (more)

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Wauconda Fire District news (more)

visitation and funeral arrangements for Deputy Chief Ed Dagdick

 

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Godfrey Fire Protection District LODD (more)

Excerpts from the telegraph.com:

Funeral services for Godfrey Fire Capt. Jake Ringering have been set for Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton, and numerous fundraisers have been set for his family.

Ringering, 37, was killed Tuesday when he was struck by part of a brick wall while he was fighting a residential fire on Culp Lane. GFPD Firefighter Luke Warner was seriously injured, and underwent surgery on Wednesday.

The investigation into the blaze at 4604 Culp Lane, Bethalto, is ongoing and is expected to continue at the site through next week.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Monday, March 11, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alton, with a 6 p.m. walk-through by members of the Godfrey Fire Protection District.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 12 at the church, with the Rev. Jeremy Paulin officiating.

Memorials may be made to: Benefiting the Jake Ringering Family, through Carrolton Bank, 120 Homer Adams Parkway, Alton, Illinois, 62002.

A number of other fundraisers have been announced, including 3-6 p.m. Friday at the Godfrey McDonald’s; 11 a.m. Monday, March 11 at Bakers & Hale; and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 at Roma’s Pizza in Bethalto. Donations are also being accepted at the Alton, Bethalto, East Alton, Jerseyville, and Wood River police departments.

In addition, a fund has been set up for Warner, with donations to be sent to “Benefiting the Luke Warner Family” at the Carrolton Bank.

For a more complete list visit the Godfrey Firefighters IAFF Local 1692 Facebook page.


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Clinton Iowa Firefighter LODD (more)

Funeral for Clinton FD Lieutenant Eric Hosette LODD

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Clinton Iowa Firefighter LODD (more)

Lieutenant Eric Hosette Service information:

Visitation: January 11, 2019 from 2:00PM to 8:00PM, Zion Lutheran Church, 439 3rd Ave S., Clinton, Iowa 52732.   

Memorial Service: 11:30AM Saturday, January 12, 2019, at 500 Riverview Drive, Riverview Park, Clinton Iowa next to the band shell. All fire department personnel are welcome to attend. Please make plans to arrive early due to the estimated attendance.  A luncheon for fellowship will take place at Vista Grande, 2142 16th St. N.W., in Clinton immediately following the service.  

Any department sending fire apparatus needs to contact Camanche Fire Chief Dave Schutte (camanchefire@yahoo.com) for rig placement, staging, and accountability for the procession.  Mapping for the route will be provided prior to arrival.  For all Illinois apparatus there will be staging at the Fulton fire station at Il. Rt. 84 and Rt. 136.  The procession will leave at 10:30AM sharp and proceed to the Clinton staging area as one group.

Donations: There have been accounts set up for both firefighters at the Clinton National Bank, 235 6th Ave South, Clinton, IA 52732 (563) 243-1243 for those that would like to make a donation to the families.

Nearest Accommodations:

Wild Rose Casino

777 Wild Rose Dr.

Clinton, IA 52732

563-243-9000

Country Inn & Suites

2224 Lincoln Way

Clinton, IA 52732

563-244-9922

Hampton Inn

2781 Wild Rose Circle S

Clinton, IA 52732

563-243-5555 

There will be more details on parking, routes the procession will take, and final internment, in future press releases.

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Chicago Fire Department Lodd Firefighter Juan Bucio (more)

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Chicago Fire Department Lodd Firefighter Juan Bucio (more)

Excerpts from the ChicagoTribune.com:

Juan Bucio was a man of few words. Quiet but devoted. Stoic but determined. Disciplined and precise. Bucio preferred to let his work do the talking, family and his fellow firefighters said, whether it was in rescues or training. He was frequently first in team dive tests. He jumped out of a helicopter on Father’s Day to search for a boy missing near Jackson Park harbor.

Bucio’s sons, family, friends and firefighter family tried to press forward Monday, gathering for a funeral Mass to remember and salute their father, brother and comrade. During the bilingual service, family members described Bucio, a divorced father of two boys, ages 9 and 7, as the strong and quiet one.

Earlier Monday morning, firetrucks with black and purple bunting led a procession along Western Avenue to the doors of the church. Leading the way was the scuba team’s vehicle. Engine No. 13 carried Bucio’s casket, draped in the Chicago municipal flag on the back and Bucio’s fire jacket and helmet on the front.

Members of Bucio’s air and rescue team served as pallbearers and carefully unloaded the casket before heading in. One member of the team breathed heavily, clenching his fist as he fought back tears. Bucio’s sons, their gloved hands gently resting on the top of the casket and their heads bowed, led the pallbearers into the church.

At the end of the afternoon, when the procession arrived at the cemetery, a fire engine carried the casket to the burial site, followed closely by the Chicago Police Department’s mounted unit and the fire department’s air and sea rescue team, who marched in formation.

A priest eulogized Bucio, noting the similarities between his last name and buzo, the Spanish word for diver. A duet of trumpeters played Taps. The bagpipers played Amazing Grace. And the honor guard folded the Chicago flag from the atop the coffin and presented it to Bucio’s family.

CFD FF/EMT Juan Bucio's funeral

A casket bearing the body of Chicago Fire Department diver Juan Bucio, 46, arrives on June 4, 2018, for the funeral at St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel on the South Side of Chicago. Bucio died during a rescue attempt last week. Chris Walker / Chicago Tribune photo

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The family of fallen Chicago Fire Department diver Juan Bucio at his funeral at St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel on June 4, 2018. E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune photo

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St. Procopius Pastor Fr. Gary Graf addresses the sons of fallen Chicago Fire Department diver Juan Bucio at his funeral at St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel on June 4, 2018. E. Jason Wambsgans / Chicago Tribune photo

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The funeral procession for Chicago firefighter Juan Bucio, 46, drives up North Harlem Avenue on the way to Mount Auburn Cemetery on June 4, 2018, in Stickney. Erin Hooley / Chicago Tribune photo

CFD FF/EMT Juan Bucio's funeral

A casket bearing the body of Chicago Fire Department diver Juan Bucio, 46, is carried on June 4, 2018, to a ladder truck after Bucio’s funeral at St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel on the South Side. Chris Walker / Chicago Tribune photo

CFD FF/EMT Juan Bucio's funeral

A casket bearing the body of Chicago Fire Department diver Juan Bucio, 46, is hoisted on June 4, 2018, to a ladder truck after Bucio’s funeral at St. Rita of Cascia Shrine Chapel on the South Side. Bucio died during a rescue attempt last week. Chris Walker / Chicago Tribune photo

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The funeral procession for Chicago Fire Department diver Juan Bucio arrives on June 4, 2018, at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Stickney. Brian Cassella / Chicago Tribune photo

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