Funeral Services Planned For Grand Rapids Soldier

Posted at 1:17 PM, Nov 26, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-29 13:37:36-05

Grand Rapids, Mich –

Funeral services are planned for Zachary Shanafelt, a 2006 Creston High School graduate who was serving in the U.S. Army.

Patrick Shanafelt, Zachary’s father, posted on his Facebook page word of his son’s death:

“As I’m sure most of you know by now, my son Zachary passed away in his sleep Wednesday morning while serving in the army.”

Further posts described arrangements. Viewings will be Thursday, Nov. 29, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Friday, Nov. 30, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The viewings and a service will all be held at Pederson Funderal Home, 127 N. Monroe Street NE in Rockford.

Services will be with full military honors.