This footage was taken on Saturday during the funeral service for Spc. Christopher Patterson at . He lost his life on Jan. 6 in Afghanistan during Operation Enduring Freedom.
Hit the 'play' button (the triangle icon) in the center of the video box to begin the four-minute clip.
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Memorial contributions may be directed to:
attn: SPC Christopher A. Patterson Scholarship Fund, Valparaiso University, Office of Advancement
1100 Campus Drive South, Valparaiso, IN 46383
West Aurora High School Music Department
attn: Christopher Patterson Memorial Fund
1201 West New York St., Aurora, IL 60506
To read some quotes and see more images from the funeral service, .
To see our second set of images from the service, .
To read Patterson's full obituary, .