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Funeral Services Announced for Minnesota National Guard Soldier Killed In Iraq

Minnesota National Guard MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release
December 8, 2006

Funeral Services Announced for Minnesota National Guard Soldier Killed In Iraq

The funeral details for Sgt Corey J Rystad, Age 20, of Red Lake Falls have been announced. Sgt Rystad died in Fallujah, Iraq on December 2nd when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicl.e He was assigned to B Company, 2nd Combined Arms Battalion, 136th Infantry in Crookston, Minnesota. Rystad has been promoted posthumously from the rank of Specialist to Sergeant.

Visitation (Open to Media)
5 pm to 8 pm
Tuesday, Dec 12
Red Lake Falls School District: Lafayette High School
Red Lake Falls, MN 56750 (School Phone 218-253-4480)

Funeral (Remote Video Open to Media, no Media in Church)
2 pm to 3:30 pm
Wednesday, Dec 13
St Josephs Catholic Church
112 Edward AVE NE
Red lake Falls, MN 56750

No media in church Media may acquire video of the funeral service from a pool feed at the civic center (next to the church) Contact for video feed is Garden Valley Cable, contact technical manager Steve Olson or John Smith 218-687-4600/4546

Interment (Open to Media)
4 pm to 4:30 pm
Wednesday, Dec 13
St Josephs Cemetery (3 miles from church)
Red Lake Falls, MN 56750

Donations:
Unity Bank North
c/o James Rystad
210 Main Street
Red Lake Falls, MN 56750
218-253-2143

Cards and Flowers:
The Rystad Family
c/o Minnesota National Guard
1801 University AVE North
Crookston, MN 56716


FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

Lt. Col. Kevin Olson, 651-268-8949 (Office), 651-775-4392 (Cell)


For the latest press releases, with related links, go to http://www.MinnesotaNationalGuard.org/press_room/ma_overview.php

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