[nfbmi-talk] Fwd: Death's in Pat's Family

joe harcz Comcast joeharcz at comcast.net
Thu Aug 16 14:30:00 UTC 2012

Tragic. Here's a news story on the issue...
Police Woman 31 passes out, dies, smothers baby

Published : Wednesday, 15 Aug 2012, 12:33 PM EDT

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Lansing-area authorities say a 31-year-old 
woman apparently passed out and accidentally smothered her 6-month-old son. 

say the woman also died.

The Lansing State Journal (http://on.lsj.com/NzcQAr ) says Caylen Ottensman 
and her son Cian were found dead Saturday at a home in Ingham County's 


Police say they don't yet know what caused the mother's death but say it 
appears to be accidental.

They say the bodies were found after the woman's father called police to 
report her missing.


Information from: Lansing State Journal, http://www.lansingstatejournal.com

Copyright Associated Press,

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may 
not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Larry Posont" <president.nfb.mi at gmail.com>
To: <nfbmi-talk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Monday, August 13, 2012 10:10 AM
Subject: [nfbmi-talk] Fwd: Death's in Pat's Family

> Dear Michigan Federationists:
> There has been a tragedy in Pat Cannon's family. Please keep him and
> his family in your prayers.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: "Luzenski, Sue (LARA)" <LuzenskiS at michigan.gov>
> Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2012 09:49:51 -0400
> Subject: Death's in Pat's Family
> To: John Scott <jcscot at sbcglobal.net>, "Larry Posont
> (president.nfb.mi at gmail.com)" <president.nfb.mi at gmail.com>, Lydia
> Schuck <laschuck at juno.com>, "Posont, Larry  (LARA)"
> <PosontL at michigan.gov>, "Schuck, Lydia  (LARA)"
> <SchuckL1 at michigan.gov>, "Scott, John  (LARA)" <ScottJ11 at michigan.gov>
> Hello Everyone,
> I have some very, very sad news to share.  Due to a tragic accident in
> their home Saturday afternoon, the daughter and grandson of Janeile
> and Pat passed away.  Caylen was 31 years old and Cian, Pat's
> "Beautiful Boy", who he absolutely adored was 24 weeks old.  Pat and
> Janeile are devastated by their losses.
> While no funeral services are planned at this time, I will keep you
> posted as more information is received.  Leamon Jones will, as always,
> be serving as Acting Director in Pat's absence and I will be available
> during Pat's absence.
> In the meantime, please keep Pat and his family in your thoughts and
> prayers as they grieve the death of Caylen and Cian and attempt to
> survive this very difficult tragedy that has occurred.  Below are a
> couple of pictures:
> Grandpa Pat and Cian bouncing on Pat's chest about to go in for a bite
> of his chin
> [cid:image001.jpg at 01CD7936.2F4CCE50]
> Caylen and Cian on an airplane to visit her brother in Minnesota.
> While Caylen is smiling, Cian has a balled up fist and doesn't seem to
> be enjoying the plane ride.
> [cid:image002.jpg at 01CD7936.2F4CCE50]
> Cian lounging in his exersaucer, which he loved to play in.  He is
> looking directly at the camera with big wide eyes.
> [cid:image003.jpg at 01CD7936.2F4CCE50]
> Sue Luzenski
> Management Assistant to the Director
> Michigan Commission for the Blind
> 201 N. Washington Square
> P.O. Box 30652
> Lansing, MI  48909
> 517-335-4265 desk
> 517-335-5140 fax
> luzenskis at michigan.gov<mailto:luzenskis at michigan.gov>
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