West Valley City Obituaries

West Valley City Obituaries

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  • Friday Aug 24 | via KSL-TV 

    Utah father of toddler who fatally shot himself sent...

    As the father of a toddler who fatally shot himself in the head in May pleaded with a judge during his sentencing Friday, he described the pain he's gone through and the changes he's made in the months since his son's death. During the emotional sentencing hearing, Tasman William Maile, 28, of West Valley City, told 3rd District Judge Todd Shaughnessy about the suffering he endured as he waited in jail while his son was in a hospital bed.

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  • Friday Aug 24 | via Deseret News 

    'All I want to do is just see my son one last time':...

    As the father of a toddler who fatally shot himself in the head in May pleaded with a judge during his sentencing Friday, he described the pain he's gone through and the changes he's made in the months since his son's death. During the emotional sentencing hearing, Tasman William Maile, 28, of West Valley City, told 3rd District Judge Todd Shaughnessy about the suffering he endured as he waited in jail while his son was in a hospital bed.

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  • Aug 21, 2018 | via The Gillette News-Record 

    APNewsBreak: Utah firefighter died after fire retard...

    The funeral cortege for Battalion Chief Matt Burchett of the Draper Fire Department arrives at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah, on Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. Battalion Chief Matt Burchett was hit by a tree Monday while fighting a wildfire north of San Francisco.

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  • Aug 20, 2018 | via News Times 

    APNewsBreak: Utah firefighter died after plane made ...

    Burchett died while fighting a wildfire north of San Francisco. He was flown to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

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  • Aug 20, 2018 | via SFGate 

    Airplane retardant drop may have led to firefighter'...

    A picture of Battalion Chief Matthew David Burchett, sits on stage as mourners hug each other before his funeral at the Maverik Center on Aug. 20, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. Burchett was killed on August 13, 2018 as he was fighting the Mendocino Complex Fire in Northern California, the largest fire in California history.

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  • Aug 20, 2018 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer 

    The Latest: Utah firefighter remembered as sharp leader

    Firefighters carry the casket of Battalion Chief Matt Burchett of the Draper Fire Department into the Maverik Center during funeral services Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in West Valley City, Utah. Burchett died while fighting a wildfire north of San Francisco.

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  • Aug 20, 2018 | via Deseret News 

    Utah firefighter died after fire retardant drop, rep...

    Draper Fire Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett died last week from falling tree debris after thousands of gallons of retardant were dropped on the area where he was helping battle California's largest-ever wildfire, according to a preliminary report from investigators. The summary report by California fire officials says Burchett was struck by debris on Aug. 13 at the Mendocino Complex Fire.

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  • Aug 20, 2018 | via Salt Lake Tribune 

    Utah says farewell to Draper firefighter Matthew Bur...

    The Salt Lake Tribune) Firefighters gather at the funeral services for Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Monday Aug. 20, 2018. The Salt Lake Tribune) Flags fly at half mast at the funeral services for Battalion Chief Matthew Burchett at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Monday Aug. 20, 2018.

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  • Aug 20, 2018 | via KSL-TV 

    Firefighter killed in California blaze to be laid to...

    A Utah firefighter who died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history will be laid to rest on Monday. Matthew Burchett's funeral will be held at the Maverick Center in West Valley City beginning at 11 a.m. It is open to the public.

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  • Aug 17, 2018 | via Deseret News 

    West Valley City says goodbye to a local hero

    Funeral services will be held Friday at the Maverik Center for Jill Lanette Robinson, 52, a city code enforcement officer who was shot and killed Aug. 9 while performing her duties. "This past week has been the hardest week for me and our family.

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  • Aug 16, 2018 | via Washington Times 

    Funeral services Friday for Utah code officer killed...

    Funeral services will be held Friday in West Valley City for a municipal code enforcement officer fatally shot while on the job in the Salt Lake City suburb. The public can attend services for 52-year-old Jill Robinson, which begin at 10 a.m. at the Maverik Center.

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  • Aug 13, 2018 | via Salt Lake Tribune 

    She kept a band saw in her living room and was - a r...

    When Halie and Katie Merrill walked into their mom's house the first time after she died, they found a band saw planted in the middle of the living room. It sat among the other furniture last week, as casual as a coffee table.

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  • Aug 8, 2018 | via Salt Lake Tribune 

    5 news Inmate killed in - altercation' at Salt Lake ...

    An inmate at the Salt Lake County jail died Saturday after what the sheriff's office described as an "altercation" with another prisoner. Daniel Lamont Davis, 38, later died at a hospital from his injuries, according to a news release from the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office, which oversees the jail.

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