A memorial service was held at the Dream Valley Ranch Rec. Hall, Mission, Texas. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church, Prairie du Chien, with Rev. James Weighner officiat-ing. The Prairie du Chien Honor Guard will accord military rites. A private family inurnment will be later in the Prairie du Chien Evergreen Cemetery. Friends may call on Thurs-day, Oct. 20 from 4 -8 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 21, from 10 a.m. until departure for the church at the Garrity Funeral Home in Prairie du Chien. In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the Eagles Heart and Cancer Telethon or the Prairie du Chien Veterans Memorial Fund. www.garrityfuneralhome.com. Read the entire obituary in the October 20, 2011 issue of the Boscobel Dial.