Family, friends of Staff Sgt. Rex L. Schad say goodbye to Edmond soldier - Article Photos 7/15

Grief can be seen on the face of Miranda Whipple as a military honor guard slowly and precisely fold the American flag that once draped the casket of her brother-in-law, Rex Schad. Schad's brother, US Army Spc. Max Whipple can be partially seen, his eyes staring into the eyes of the soldier holding the flag above his brother's casket. 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