Family, friends of Staff Sgt. Rex L. Schad say goodbye to Edmond soldier - Article Photos 4/15

Schad's mother, Colleen Whipple and his grandfather, Harold Whipple, speak at Rex Schad's funeral. Celebration of Life service for US Army SSgt. Rex L. Schad at 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