Sikh Temple Shooting
Sikh Temple Shooting Memorial Sites | A vigil for the victims of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin shooting (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

Sikh Temple Shooting Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The most viewed memorials & obituaries in the Sikh Temple Shooting Memorial Site.

OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — A gunman killed six people at a Sikh temple in suburban Milwaukee on Sunday in a rampage that left terrified congregants hiding in closets and others texting friends outside for help. The suspect was killed outside the temple in a shootout with police officers. "We never thought this could happen to our community," said Devendar Nagra, 48, of Mount Pleasant, whose sister escaped injury by hiding as the gunman fired in the temple's kitchen. "We never did anything...
The president of the temple died defending his gift to the next generation. Satwant Singh Kaleka, 65, managed to find a simple butter knife in the temple and tried to stab the gunman even after being shot twice near the hip or upper leg, his son said Monday. Amardeep Singh Kaleka said FBI agents hugged him Sunday, shook his hand and said, "Your dad's a hero" for fighting to the death while protecting others. "Whatever time he spent in that struggle gave the women time to get...
Paramjit Kaur finished her morning prayers, a daily ritual for the deeply spiritual mother of two, and walked into the temple's front hallway Sunday and was fatally shot. Kaur's friends remembered the 41-year-old wife Monday as sweet, outspoken and devoted to her family and her faith. They said she was also hard-working — spending 11 hours a day, 6 days a week, in production at a medical devices firm in order to provide for her children. "I'll miss her so much," said 42-year-old...
Sita Singh Obituary (AP News)

Ranjit and Sita Singh shared the bonds of...

Prakash Singh Obituary (AP News)

Prakash Singh's wife and teenage children were...

Ranjit Singh Obituary (AP News)

Ranjit and Sita Singh shared the bonds of...

Suveg Khattra Obituary (AP News)

Suveg Singh Khattra was a constant presence at...