In Memoriam

This page is dedicated to rural carriers who have lost their lives

InMemoriam

Another rural carrier dies in accident on the route

Portage resident Jessica D. Halverson, 22, died Monday after her vehicle rolled over and crashed on Old Highway U in the town of Caledonia, according to the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office. Halverson was driving a 2001 Chevy Blazer from the right front passenger seat as part of her employment as a rural route delivery person ... Read more

RCA rural carrier dies in Illinois crash

Will County authorities say a U.S. Postal Service driver has been killed in a crash southwest of Chicago. The county coroner’s office said 48-year-old Daniel McGuire of Channahon died Thursday. A Will County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman says McGuire drove his mail truck off a road and onto the shoulder before crossing the center line and ... Read more

Oklahoma rural carrier killed while delivering mail

A Ponca City rural mail carrier died of massive injuries at the scene of a two-vehicle collision Tuesday about two miles northwest of Ponca City. Two Ponca City men are also injured in the rural area wreck which happened at 12:57 p.m. in the unmarked intersection at West Tower Road and South W Street. Brandi ... Read more

Rest in Peace Marie Youngblood our fellow rural carrier

Obituary for Marie Youngblood – She was laid to rest on Saturday, June 1st, 2013   Marie Youngblood 52; passed away on Friday, May 17, 2013 in Coldspring, Texas. Mrs. Youngblood was born on Thursday January 12, 1961 in Houston, Texas; to Eddie Matthews and Hasteen Matthews. Marie was preceded in death by her father; ... Read more
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