UPDATE: More details released about funeral arrangements for Deputy Keltner

MCHENRY COUNTY (WREX) – The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office has announced more information about the visitation and funeral services for Deputy Sheriff Jacob Keltner.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 12, at the DeFiore Funeral Home located at 10763 Dundee Road in Huntley Illinois.

Public visitation hours are from 2 to 8 p.m. with a formal law enforcement walk-through at 6 p.m. The sheriff’s office reminds you to dress for the weather as it anticipates you may be required to stand outside to pay your respects.

There will also not be any parking at the DeFiore Funeral Home. Everyone attending the services can park at either St. Mary Catholic Church located at 10307 Dundee Road in Huntley or the Wal-Mart located at 12300 Illinois Route 47. From these two locations you will be bused to and from the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 13, at Woodstock North High School located at 3000 Raffel Road in Woodstock, Illinois.

Parking at the high school will be for first responders only. The doors will open at 8:00 a.m. with priority seating for  law enforcement then other first responders. The funeral will start at 10:00 a.m. with the official procession following immediately.

The sheriff’s office encourages the public to line the official procession route on Wednesday to show their support and honor Deputy Keltner. The procession route will be for law enforcement and emergency vehicles only.

Procession route for Deputy Keltner

Here are the route directions according to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office:

  • Leave Woodstock High School north (right) on Raffel Road
  • Turn west (left) on Charles Road
  • Turn south (left) on Route 47
  • Turn southeast (left) on Route 14
  • Turn south (right) on Route 31
  • Turn west (right) on James R. Rakow Road
  • James R. Rakow Road turns into Randall Road
  • Turn west (right) on Algonquin Road
  • Turn south (left) on Ruth Road
  • Turn south (left) on Dundee Road
  • End at DeFiore Funeral Home

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Funeral services have been announced for McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Keltner.

The McHenry County Sheriff’s Office announced a visitation will be held on Tuesday, March 12, at the DeFiore Funeral Home located at 10763 Dundee Road in Huntley Illinois.

The visitation will run from 2 to 8 p.m. with a formal law enforcement walk-through at 6 p.m.

 

The funeral will start at 10 a.m.

Deputy Sheriff Jacob Keltner died Thursday afternoon. He was working with a joint task force with the U.S. Marshals, working to a serve a warrant to a suspect. That suspect, identified as Floyd Brown, opened fire and shot Deputy Keltner.

Information including parking locations and the funeral procession route have not been officially announced at this time.

Taylor Utzig

Taylor Utzig

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