Funeral Held For Teen Siblings

By Scott Sarvay

July 28, 2010 Updated Jul 28, 2010 at 5:13 PM EST

WABASH, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - The funeral for the three teenaged siblings killed in a Wabash fire was held Wednesday.

Hundreds of family and friends filled a Wabash Middle School's auditorium to celebrate the three lives that were taken too soon.

17-year-old Caitlin Burke and her brothers: 15-year-old Jacob Johnson and 13-year-old Jared Johnson died early Sunday morning as crews fought to rescue them during a fire at their home.

One of Catilin's friends say the 17-year-old will be missed.

Shannon Bolin said, “She was amazing. Everybody that knew her knew that she was sweet. She was very smart in school. Everybody got along with Catilin, you know, she was one of those people that was happy all the time and got a long with everybody.”

Fire officials say they don't know the cause of the fire yet.

In our “Related” section you can read the first hand account of a police officer who was on call at the time of the fire.




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