Wednesday, September 18, 2013

9-19-13 fdl soldier's body returns to wi friday

A Fond du Lac soldier who died in a tragic swimming accident near his Texas army base last weekend returns home this week.  The body of Army specialist Rob VandeZande Junior will be flown
back to Wisconsin Friday…and will receive a military and law enforcement escort to Fond du Lac.  The plane is scheduled to land in Milwaukee at 6pm Friday,  and arriving in Fond du Lac at around 8pm.  Escorted by Fond du lac police and fire and military vehicles, the hearse will enter the city of Fond du lac on South Main Street and proceed north to Johnson Street, eastbound to Park Avenue and north to the Uecker-Witt funeral home.  Visitation will be held from 2pm-8pm Monday at the funeral home with funeral services at 11am Tuesday at Grace Christian Church on County Road K. Meanwhile a memorial fund has been established for the family at Horicon Bank.

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