Springville Obituaries

Springville Obituaries

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  • Friday Sep 29 | via Daily Herald 

    3 days, 3 deaths as parents make excruciating choice...

    Years of suffering -- and months of struggling with the decision to end it -- had brought them here: To a bright white living room where three of their children lay side by side by side, waiting to die. Les and Celeste Chappell wholeheartedly loved their children, who had grown up in Palatine, and the thought of letting them go was excruciating.

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  • Thursday Sep 28 | via Iol.co.za 

    Why these parents watched their 3 children die at home

    Years of suffering - and months of struggling with the decision to end it - had brought them here: To a bright white living room where three of their children lay side by side by side, waiting to die. Les and Celeste Chappell loved the children, of course, and the thought of letting them go was excruciating, but holding on was just as painful.

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  • Wednesday Sep 27 | via Stuff.co.nz 

    Three goodbyes in three days: Why these US parents w...

    Years of suffering - and months of struggling with the decision to end it - had brought them here: To a bright white living room where three of their children lay side by side by side, waiting to die. Les and Celeste Chappell loved the children, of course, and the thought of letting them go was excruciating, but holding on was just as painful.

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  • Wednesday Sep 27 | via Salt Lake Tribune 

    Why these Utah parents watched their children die at...

    A 2010 family photo. Front left: Jennifer, Samuel, James, Elizabeth and Christopher Chappell.

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  • Wednesday Sep 27 | via Daily Mail 

    Couple lost three children in three days to rare dis...

    Couple loses 3 children in 3 days to rare disease that robs children of their sight, memory and ability to eat Les and Celeste Chappell lost three children to a rare neurological condition called Batten disease in the span of three days in July The Chappells have seven other children, one of which is still living with the same disease that killed his siblings The parents of 10 children had to make the brutal decision to take two of their kids off life support and let a third child die during one weekend last July. Les and Celeste Chappell lost Christopher, 20, Elizabeth, 19, and James, 15, to a rare illness called Batten disease in the span of three days this past summer.

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  • Tuesday Sep 26 | via SFGate 

    Family forced to watch 3 children die in three days ...

    A 2010 family photo. Front left: Jennifer, Samuel, James, Elizabeth and Christopher Chappell.

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  • Tuesday Sep 26 | via San Jose Mercury News 

    Why these parents watched three children die in thre...

    Years of suffering - and months of struggling with the decision to end it - had brought them here: To a bright white living room where three of their children lay side by side by side, waiting to die. Les and Celeste Chappell loved the children, of course, and the thought of letting them go was excruciating, but holding on was just as painful.

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  • Tuesday Sep 26 | via MySanAntonio.com 

    Three goodbyes in three days: Why these parents watc...

    A 2010 family photo. Front left: Jennifer, Samuel, James, Elizabeth and Christopher Chappell.

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  • Tuesday Sep 26 | via The Washington Post 

    Batten disease

    Years of suffering - and months of struggling with the decision to end it - had brought them here: To a bright white living room where three of their children lay side by side by side, waiting to die. Les and Celeste Chappell loved the children, of course, and the thought of letting them go was excruciating, but holding on was just as painful.

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