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Funeral set for Fond du Lac police officer


FOND DU LAC (WKOW) -- Funeral services are set for a Fond du Lac police officer who was shot and killed during a standoff over the weekend.

The funeral Mass for Officer Craig Birkholz will be in Kenosha at 10:00 Saturday morning at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will be held at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.

Visitation for Birkholz will be held from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Fond du Lac, with a memorial service to follow. Both the visitation and memorial service are open to the public.

An additional visitation begins at 4 p.m. Friday at Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home in Kenosha. An officer lineup and tribute begins at 8 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Police say James Cruckson shot and killed Birkholz and critically wounded Officer Ryan Williams at his home last Sunday. Cruckson then shot and killed himself.

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