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News Brief

2010-09-17ST. JOSEPH, MO |  By: Holley

Officer's Funeral

Officer Dan DeKreei was killed Wednesday afternoon as two officers were demonstrating firearms techniques following a training exercise. According to a news release from the St. Joseph police department, family visitation for officer DeKreei will be this evening from 5:00 until 7:00 at Meierhoffer Funeral Home in St. Joseph. The funeral will be tomorrow morning at 10:30 at word of life church. Viewing for family and friends will begin at 9:30 before the ceremony. The St. Joseph police department says the funeral procession will travel South on Riverside road to West 36 highway then on to 229 Highway. The procession will travel North on 229 to the Edmond Street exit then travel Enforcement Center then East on Frederick Boulevard to Memorial Park Cemetery in the 5000 block of Frederick Boulevard.