Suspicious death?

by Nathan Natas 4 Replies latest jw friends

  • Nathan Natas
    Nathan Natas

    A 20 year old JW dies on the day after his birthday. Coincidence?

    Matthew David Hafermann

    Dec. 27, 1982 - Dec. 28, 2002 December 31, 2002

    Matthew David Hafermann, 20, of Ames, died in his sleep Saturday at his home. Cause of death is pending.

    A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 23048 590th Ave., Nevada. Officiating will be Ron Bradley, representative of the United States branch of the Christian Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.

    Matthew David Hafermann was born Dec. 27, 1982, in Ames. He graduated from Ames High School in 2001. He was involved in full-time ministry as one of Jehovah's Witnesses. He also worked as a secular Web designer, launching more than 30 Web sites. He was employed by Textorservice and Harmony Systems. He was the co-founder of, a Web site design and hosting company.

    He is survived by his parents, Susan Hafermann of Ames and David Hafermann of Thornton; one sister, Melanie Worley of Ames; paternal grandparents, Daryl and Lois Hafermann of Thornton; and maternal grandparents, Alfred and Irene Koplin of Naples, Fla.

    Cards and gifts may be sent to the Hafermann family, 620 Crawford Ave., Ames, 50010.

    Edited by - Nathan Natas on 4 January 2003 2:13:48

  • RandomTask

    Hmm, but no-one was beheaded?

  • Michael3000

    I'll say that's suspicious - who ever heard of death from "pending"? Now, I don't know what "pending" is - but I'm against it!

    -- Mike

    Edited by - Michael3000 on 6 January 2003 15:22:38

  • refiners fire
    refiners fire

    maybe he secretly celebrated his birthday, or in his inner heart wanted to celebrate it, so God punished him for his lack of spiritual conviction.

  • wednesday

    sometimes judgemnt is swift

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