FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) - Movements for the body of fallen firefighter Mark Haudenschild II have been released.
On Friday, Haudenschild's body will be moved from D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home on Lake Avenue to the D.O. McComb and Sons Funeral Home at 1320 East Dupont Road.
The procession is slated to begin at 11 a.m. The following is the procession from Lake Avenue to Dupont Road. Community members are encouraged to line the streets.
- Left Turn Left on Lake Street to
- Veer Left St. Joseph Blvd. and veer left
- Right Turn Right on Columbia Street
- Right Turn Right on Lafayette Rd.
- Left Turn Left on Superior
- Right Turn Right on Wells
- Right Turn Right on Fernhill
- Left Turn Left on Lima Rd.
- Right Turn Right on Dupont Road
- Right Turn Right on Woodlawn Plaza
The route total is about ten miles long. Visitation at D.O. McComb and Sons on East Dupont is scheduled from 2-8 p.m.
On Saturday, Haudenschild's body will then be escorted from the funeral home on East Dupont to The Chapel at 2505 West Hamilton Road. The departure from the funeral home is scheduled to start at 8 a.m. with a one-hour procession to The Chapel. Below is the listed route for the procession. Again, community members are encouraged to line the streets to show support and respect to the family.
- Left Turn Left on DuPont
- Left Turn Left on Bethel
- Veer Left Veer Left on Easterday
- Veer Right Veer Right on Garndt
- Veer Left Veer left on South St.
- Right Turn Right on Front
- Left Turn Left on Wallen Rd.
- Right Turn Right on Lima Rd.
- Right Turn Right on Wells
- Right Turn Right on Washington St.
- Veer Left Veer left on Jefferson
- Veer Right Veer right on Illinois
- Left Turn Left on Getz Road
- Right Turn Right on Covington
- Right Turn Right on Hamilton Rd. S.
- Right Turn Right into The Chapel
The procession route is 22 miles. Viewing at The Chapel will take place from 9 a.m. to noon with services beginning at noon.
Following the service, procession to The Riverview Cemetery at 11425 Carroll Road will start at approximately 2 p.m. Below is the listed route for the procession.
- Right Turn Right on Hamilton Rd.
- Right Turn Right on Illinois
- Left Turn Left on Hadley Rd.
- Left Turn Left on Yellow River Rd.
- Right Turn Right on O'Day Rd.
- Right Turn Right on U.S. 30
- Left Turn Take entrance ramp to U.S. 33.
- Right Turn on Carroll Rd.
The route distance is approximately 22 miles.
Along all procession routes, officials encourage community members to line the streets to show support and honor of Haudenschild. Businesses along the routes are encouraged to lower flags to half staff and display supportive messages to family on marquees in support of Haudenschild's family.
Haudenschild Family Memorial Fund
3Rivers has set up a Memorial Fund to directly benefit the wife and two small children of fallen Fort Wayne Firefighter, Mark Haudnenschild II, who died on November 11th in the line of duty. People wishing to support the Haudenschild family may stop in to any of 3Rivers 18 locations in Northeast Indiana and Northwest Ohio to make a deposit into The Haudenschild Family Memorial Fund. 100% of all donations made will go directly to the Haudenschild family.
"Mrs. Haudenschild is one of our valued 3Rivers employees, and this is just one way we can show our love and support to her and her children during this very difficult time," said Jim Johnson, Vice President of Member Relations. "The outpouring of support from the community in response to this tragedy has been amazing and we want to make it easy for them to help the family
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