Beug (Wahlstrom), Carolyn Anne [cenotaph] b. December 11, 1952 d. September 11, 2001 Music Video Producer, Executive. She was a Senior Vice-President of Entertainment and Educational Production for Walt Disney Records, Disney Music Publishing and Disney Ice Shows. She produced a number of music videos, most notably for the song “Right Now” by the rock group Van Halen, which won the MTV Video of the Year Award in 1992. She was aboard American Airlines Flight 11 when it was crashed into the World Trade Center by Al-Qaeda terrorists on September 11, 2001. Her name can be found at...[Read More] Logan City Cemetery, Logan, Cache County, Utah, USA
Guillermin, John b. November 11, 1925 d. September 27, 2015 British Writer, Director and Producer. He was a filmmaker best known for directing big-budget action films, such as 'The Towering Inferno' (1974) and the remake of 'King Kong' (1976). After studying at the University of Cambridge, he left the Royal Air Force at age 22 to make documentaries in his parents’ native France, debuting as a feature filmmaker with the 1950 thriller, 'Paper Gallows'. He would direct nearly a dozen more films before he was chosen to direct his first big-budget film, 'El...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Zarins, Karlis b. July 6, 1930 d. September 23, 2015 Opera Singer. A tenor, he is remembered for his long career in the principal theatres of his country. Raised in what was then the Soviet Union, he graduated from the Latvian State Conservatory in 1960 and after further training in Bulgaria joined the Latvian National Opera (LNO). Over the years he sang the tenor leads of works both familiar and obscure, his assignments including Manrico of Verdi's "Il Trovatore", the bullfighter Don Jose in Bizet's "Carmen", Herman from Tchaikovsky's "The Queen...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Bralu kapi, Riga, Riga, Riga, Latvia
Horn, Gyula b. July 5, 1932 d. June 19, 2013 Statesman, Third Prime Minister of Hungary. He served in the position from July 15, 1994 to July 6, 1998. Prior to becoming prime minister, he held the office of minister of foreign affairs from May 10, 1989 to May 23, 1990. He was also a member of the Hungarian National Assembly from May 2, 1990 to May 13, 2010. As minister of foreign affairs, he, along with foreign minister Alois Mock of Austria, made world news by cutting a hole in the "Iron Curtain" on the border between Austria and Hungary...[Read More] (Bio by: Sgt Titi) Kerepesi Cemetery, Budapest, Budapest Capital District, Hungary
Cakste, Janis b. September 14, 1859 d. March 14, 1927 Statesman, First President of Latvia. He was in office from November 14, 1922 to March 14, 1927. Prior to becoming president, he served as Chairman of the People's Council of Latvia and proclaimed Latvia's independence in 1918. In 1920 he became Speaker of the Latvian Constitutional Assembly for the purpose of drafting and adopting a constitution for the new country. His administration is noted for enacting many new laws and paying close attention to foreign affairs for the new nation. As a...[Read More] (Bio by: Sgt Titi) 1 Meza kapi, Riga, Riga, Riga, Latvia
Lor, Denise b. May 3, 1929 d. September 27, 2015 American Singer, Actress. Lor, born Denise Jeanne Briault, was a popular singer and actress during the 1950s and 1960s. She got her first big break in singing when she was hired to sing in Sonja Henie's New York ice show at the Center Theatre. Lor decided to use her mother's maiden name as her stage name. She appeared in various television shows during the 1950s and early 1960s such as the "The Big Payoff, "The Garry Moore Show", and "The Jack Paar Tonight Show". Lor also appeared in the...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Woods, Phil b. November 2, 1931 d. September 29, 2015 Musician. A saxophonist, he will be remembered for his contributions to Billy Joel's hit song "Just the Way You Are" (1977). He was given a saxophone at the age of twelve and was a natural at mastering the instrument with the aid of such influential jazz figures as Benny Carter and Charlie 'Bird' Parker. Woods earned entry into the Juilliard Conservatory in New York City and following his graduation, he got his break when Quincy Jones hired him as the lead alto sax player for Dizzy Gillespie's...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Pats, Konstantin b. February 23, 1874 d. January 18, 1956 Statesman, First President of Estonia. He held the office from April 24, 1938 to July 23, 1940. After the invasion of Estonia by Russia in 1940, he was forced to resign and was deported to Russia. Prior to becoming president he served in several other key positions including prime minister. During his tenure he was credited with many reforms and improving the economy. He is considered by many Estonian historians as one of the most prominent and influential politicians in Estonian history. In...[Read More] (Bio by: Sgt Titi) Metsakalmistu, Tallinn, Tallinna linn, Harjumaa, Estonia
Miller, Walter Dale b. October 5, 1925 d. September 28, 2015 Governor of South Dakota. Miller served as Governor of South Dakota from April 19, 1993 to January 7, 1995. After attending the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, he went into the insurance industry. Miller served in the South Dakota House of Representatives from 1967 to 1986, where he served as Majority Leader and Speaker. He served as the state's first full time Lieutenant Governor from 1987 to April 19, 1993 when he assumed the office of Governor upon the death of Governor...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Viewfield Cemetery, Viewfield, Meade County, South Dakota, USA
Garcia, Tino b. May 25, 1935 d. September 26, 2015 Nicaraguan-Puerto Rican Actor. Garcia, born Constantino Garcia Arguello, was an actor who was very prominent in films. television, and the theater. He was born in Nicaragua, but his family went to Puerto Rico when he was very young. Garcia learned acting from the SRT school of radio and television in New York. He returned to Puerto Rico and became one of the prominent actors in the theater. appearing in such productions as "La Pareja Dispareja" ("The Odd Couple") and "Una Ciguena Con Bigotes"...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown
Coulson, Catherine E. b. October 22, 1943 d. September 28, 2015 American Actress. Coulson, who worked as a camera assistant on director David Lynch’s 1977 debut film, the cult-classic 'Eraserhead', will best be remembered for playing the "Log Lady" on the 'Twin Peaks' television show (1990-1991), as well as the movie 'Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me' (1992). It was during the filming of 'Eraserhead' that the two came up with the idea that would eventually become the iconic character. Among her other film credits were 'The Amputee' (1974), 'Trick or Treats' (...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Russ, Giannina b. March 27, 1873 d. February 28, 1951 Opera Singer. A dramatic soprano, she is remembered for her starring performances in major venues on both sides of the Atlantic. A native of Northern Italy, she studied piano and voice at the Milan Conservatory prior to her 1903 operatic bow at Bologna as the tragic Mimi of Puccini's "La Boheme". Over the years, she received good reviews in a number of roles, among them Abigail of Verdi's "Nabucco", Giulia from Spontini's "La Vestiale", Elvira in Verdi's "Ernani", Elisabeth from the same...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Cimitero Monumentale di Milano, Milan, Provincia di Milano, Lombardia, Italy
Roner, Erik b. 1977 d. September 28, 2015 Professional Athlete and Television Personality. He was a professional skier and BASE jumper who starred in MTV's Nitro Circus. He appeared in over 30 magazines worldwide, starred in over 10 major ski films, and participated in several other TV shows on Discovery, National Geographic, NBC, Showtime, Fuel TV, and others. He began his career as a professional skier and starred in several films over the course of a decade, including 'Salad Days' and 'The Dream Factory' (both 2012). Roner, who made...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Felder, Wilton b. August 31, 1940 d. September 27, 2015 American Saxophone and Bass Player. Felder, along with Wayne Henderson, Joe Sample, and Nesbert "Stix" Hooper, was a founding member of The Jazz Crusaders, later known as The Crusaders. Felder, Sample, and Hooper met early in life and formed their first band while attending Phillis Wheatley High School in Houston. They added Henderson and...[Read More] (Bio by: Louis M.) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Kelley, Tom b. January 5, 1944 d. September 25, 2015 Major League Baseball Player. For seven seasons (1964 to 1967 and 1971 to 1973), he was a pitcher with the Cleveland Indians and Atlanta Braves. Born Thomas Henry Kelley, he was signed as an amateur free agent by Cleveland in 1963. He broke into the Major Leagues on May 5, 1964 and pitched in 6 games that season. While with Portland (Minor Leagues) in 1965, Kelley produced an outstanding 16 win season, prior to his return to the Majors that year. He earned a spot within the Braves' starting...[Read More] (Bio by: C.S.) Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend, Ashes retained by his wife
Rousta, Homa b. September 26, 1946 d. September 26, 2015 Iranian Actress. Rousta was a very prominent Iranian actress who appeared in both film and stage productions. She graduated from the School of Dramatic Arts in Bucharest, Romania with a degree in theatre and then started her career in acting in 1971. Rousta appeared in such films as "Az Karkheh ta Rhein" (1993), "All the Temptations of the Earth" (1989) and "Do hamsafar" (1991). Her most famous role was in "Az Karkheh ta Rhein" where she was nominated for the best actress Simorgh at the Fajr...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Bhandari, Mohan d. September 24, 2015 Indian Actor. He was a busy television actor during the decade of the 1980s, appearing in such series as "Chunauti" and "Mujrim Haazir". Bhandari's career dropped off for awhile before he was "rediscovered" in the popular television series "Saat Phere" in 1994. He also appeared in such films as "Bawandar" (2000), "Pratighaat" (1987) and "Paheli" (2005). Bhandari's son Dhruv is also a well known actor in India. (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Unknown* * Find A Grave is currently seeking additional burial information for this individual. Please email with any updates you may have. Thank you!
Kolstad, Peder Ludvik b. November 28, 1878 d. March 5, 1932 Statesman. Twelfth Prime Minister of Norway serving from May 21, 1931 to March 5, 1932. He also held the position of minister of finance and was a member of the Agrarian Party. He was initially elected to the Norwegian Parliament in 1921 and was re-elected in every election until his death. Despite his popularity, his tenure was marked by a weak cabinet and major conflicts and disputes around economic and financial policies. Norwegian historians rank him as one of Norway's weakest prime...[Read More] (Bio by: Sgt Titi) Tune Cemetery, Sarpsborg, Sarpsborg kommune, Østfold fylke, Norway
Hornsrud, Christopher Andersen b. November 15, 1859 d. December 12, 1960 Statesman. Eleventh Prime Minister of Norway. He took office on January 28, 1928 and served only a few months because of a weak cabinet. He was the first member of the Labor party to become prime minister. He served concurrently as minister of finance. After resigning as prime minister, he became vice president of Norway's Storting, the supreme legislature of Norway. He has the distinction of being the longest living Norwegian Prime Minister. (Bio by: Sgt Titi) Heggen Kirkegaard, Modum kommune, Buskerud fylke, Norway