Lance Corporal Branden Ramey's body arrived at O’Hare Airport in Chicago Monday around 6:30 p.m. He was then given a heroes escort by state police and then transferred to local police in his home town of Belvidere.
Arrangements have been announced for Branden's funeral. He will be laid to rest on Thursday, November 18, 2004.
The services are open to the public and will take place at the Belvidere High School gym. Visitation will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. the funeral will follow.
A private burial will be held at a later date.