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Funeral services set for Fond du Lac police officer


FOND DU LAC, (WKOW) --  A community will come together to mourn the loss of a Fond du Lac police officer. Funeral services are set for Officer Craig Birkholz.

A funeral Mass for Officer Craig Birkholz will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Kenosha. Burial ceremonies are set for 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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