Canada Broncos captain mourned at funeral in his hometown

00:45  16 april  2018
00:45  16 april  2018 Source:   MSN

NewsAlert: Humboldt Broncos captain among the dead

  NewsAlert: Humboldt Broncos captain among the dead NewsAlert: Humboldt Broncos captain among the deadLogan Schatz died along with head coach Darcy Haugan when the junior hockey team's bus collided with a truck on the way to a playoff game in northeastern Saskatchewan Friday.

Dwight “Heavy D” Myers was remembered by his family and friends at a funeral service held at Grace Baptist Church in his hometown of Mount Vernon, New York, on Friday (Nov.

Team captain Logan Schatz, 20, played for the Broncos for more than four years. His host family recalled how the young athlete was quick to make himself at home .

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ALLAN, Sask. - Humboldt Broncos captain Logan Schatz was remembered as a kind, hard-working leader at his funeral on Sunday in his hometown of Allan, Sask.

Schatz was among the 16 people killed on April 6 when the junior hockey team's bus collided with a semi-trailer at a rural intersection north of Tisdale while travelling to a playoff game.

Thirteen others were injured.

Green and yellow drapes hung at the front of the stage at a local curing rink where the service was held.

Jerseys with the number 20, which was also Schatz's age, along with bouquets of flowers were also at the front.

Schatz's parents, Bonnie and Kelly Schatz, wore his Broncos jerseys.

The seats at the curling rink, as well as the overflow seating above the ice surface, were full and mourners also filled a hockey rink that's part of the facility.

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