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Funeral services held today for CHP Officer Youngstrom

Original post made on Sep 7, 2012

Funeral services for California Highway Patrol Officer Kenyon Youngstrom, who was killed during a traffic stop on I-680 near Alamo, were held this morning in Vacaville.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, September 6, 2012, 6:04 PM

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Posted by Main Street
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 7, 2012 at 12:50 am

What makes the sacrifice of California Highway Patrol Officer Kenyon Youngstrom more important to all of us is how seemingly random it was. Imagine having to walk up to a car and being unexpectedly shot to death. It's what these brave men and women do on a daily basis. They are the THIN BLUE LINE. The world is sometimes a violent place, and we should be thankful for the valor of men like Kenyon Youngstrom. They truly protect and serve, and we are all saddened by this tragedy.


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Posted by Mike
a resident of Highland Oaks
on Sep 7, 2012 at 2:48 am

"Officer Youngstrom was known by all around him for his love of God"

God, as we are taught by the church, works in strange ways. Let us assume that both of these deaths are part of God's plan.

Mike


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Posted by Mitzi Turpin
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Sep 8, 2012 at 6:52 pm

Mitzi Turpin is a registered user.

Officer Youngstrom continued his heroism even after his death by pre-arranging the donation of his organs.

My deepest condolences to his wife, children, extended family, and the law enforcement community.


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on Sep 8, 2012 at 8:29 pm

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Posted by Cholo
a resident of Livermore
on Sep 11, 2012 at 5:42 pm

May he Rest In Peace. Thank you for helping make the world a better place. GRACIAS.