The veterans of Russell Toycen American Legion Post No. 131 of Colfax held a military funeral for Dale M. Ritchie on May 8, 2015, at the Lower Running Valley Cemetery.
Those serving on the firing squad were Tarry Turner; Donald Braaten; Bill Yingst Jr.; Christopher Larson; Roger Knutson; Dale Bergeson.
Legionnaire in the Color Guard was Vern Hoveland.
Tom Dunbar served as the Chaplain.
The flag was presented to Dale Ritchie’s sister, Juanita Wright.
Tom Dunbar played Taps.