The tragic death of colton kaase has left everyone in shock. The sophomore athlete at Colorado State University took his last breath on June 6 and his sudden departure has caused an uproar in the community. His family, friends, and teammates are grieving and mourning his loss. The lack of information about the cause of his death has also contributed to the tumultuous situation. People are anxious to know more about what happened to the athlete and want answers.
The director of athletics at CSU, Joe Parker, expressed his condolences to the Kaase family and the entire campus community. He said that Colton represented his school, team, and the sport of track and field with distinction and pride. His remarkable achievements on the track will be remembered for a long time to come. He was a source of inspiration for all those around him.
Parker praised the Kaase family for their dedication and commitment to the sport of track and field. He said that Colton’s father and mother were the most supportive parents in the world and that they will be missed by many. He added that the university is praying for the Kaase family during this difficult time.
John and Betty enjoyed spending their winters at their property in Florida, going on picnics with their children and grandchildren, and spending time with their great grandkids. They also enjoyed the summers at their cabin on Lake of Egypt. They also loved their dogs and cats. They will be greatly missed by their loving families, friends and neighbors.
Besides his parents, Bennie is survived by his wife of 52 years, Joyce; sons, Bill (Lisa) Seebold and Ben (Janette) Faist; daughter, Genette Louise Collichio; brothers, Jim (Linda) and Gary Peterson; sisters, Margie Lynch, Mary Hoffman, and Ima Jean Risenhoover; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Memorials may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church of Rehburg or St. Paul Lutheran Church Youth.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, October 8, at 10 a.m. at the church with Pastor Dennis Shaw officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Monday evening from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Memorial Oaks Chapel. Pallbearers will be Colton Maass, Cody Schulze, Justin Bilski, Herbert Klatte Jr., Ricky Stiewert, Steven Glaeser, and Robert Kieke. Honorary pallbearers will be All law enforcement and Military personnel.
Otto was born on August 31, 1938 in Granite City and died on September 5, 2021 at his home in Glen Carbon. He was an active member of the Irwin Chapel Bible Study group. He was a longtime member of Delta Gamma Fraternity, Glen Carbon and served on the church board. He is also a former president of the Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce. He was a member of the American Legion and the VFW and he enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and watching car racing and NASCAR. He is also known for his trademark phrase “Busha Busha Busha.” He is survived by his brother, George; sister-in-law, Shirley; nieces, Carolyn, Janet, Cathy and Mary; and grandsons, Jeremy and Bradley.