Article Photos: Family, friends of Staff Sgt. Rex L. Schad say goodbye to Edmond soldier 1/16

Two women lean against one another, offering comfort to the other as they sit quietly in from to Schad's flag draped casket before his funeral starts. Celebration of Life service  for US Army SSgt. Rex L. Schad at LifeChurch.tv in Edmond Thursday afternoon,  March 21, 2013.  Schad was killed earlier this month while conducting a patrol brief with the Afghanistan National Police.  He is a 2005 graduate of Edmond Memorial High School.    Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman