Portage Obituaries

Portage Obituaries

Local obituary notices in Portage, MI

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  • Tuesday Oct 2 | via MLive.com 

    Boy Scout who died after being buried in sand had a ...

    Family members of a boy killed when a sand dune collapsed are left to grieve the loss of a special boy who had a "heart of gold." Gage Wilson, 12, of Portage, was pronounced dead at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo Saturday, hours after being buried in sand on a Boy Scouts trip.

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  • Monday Oct 1 | via WXMI-TV Grand Rapids 

    Memorial arrangements set for Boy Scout who died aft...

    PORTAGE, Mich- Memorial arrangements have been finalized for a 12-year-old Boy Scout who died after being buried in a sand dune on Saturday. Police say Gage Wilson was airlifted to the hospital after the sand collapsed on him while he was at a scouting event in North Point County Park in Van Buren County.

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  • Monday Oct 1 | via WBAL-AM Baltimore 

    Boy Scout dies after being buried in sand at camp event

    Boy scouts are mourning the death of a 12-year-old member who died after being buried in the sand at a camp in Michigan. "This is a very difficult time for our Scouting family," executive-CEO Don Shepard of the Michigan Crossroads Council, Boy Scouts of America, said in a statement.

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