Service set for seven killed on I-65
A memorial service will be held Thursday afternoon at Munster’s Family Christian Center for the seven victims of last week’s crash on Interstate 65 in Jasper County.
Merrillville resident Lindsey Williams, 27, was killed Thursday alongside her daughters, Yazmin Goldman, 5, and Arielle Goldman, 3, Lindsey’s sister Yvette Williams, 34, Yvette’s children Jazmin Osbourne, 5, and Jamin Osbourne, 7, and their uncle Amado Mangual, 45, when a semi crashed into the back of their Jeep, which had stopped in a construction zone.
The public service will start at noon and the Rev. Jim Utley will read the eulogy. The family will hold a private service earlier in the day.
The family has receive much help in paying for the funerals, with a Facebook fundraiser generating more than $10,000 and Lindsey’s former employer, Villa del Sol restaurant, donating more than $1,200 in proceeds on Monday.
An account has been set up at First Midwest Bank in the name of the Jasper County Crash Memorial Fund or Jasper County Victims Fund.
Gary Police Sgt. Jarrett Bridgeman, a friend and co-worker of the Goldmans’ grandfather, Sgt. Cory House, is planning a fundraising event on Sept. 7 at the Diamond Club at the U.S. Steel Yard in Gary. Admission will be $5 and it will start at 8 p.m.