The veterans of Russell Toycen American Legion Post No. 131 of Colfax held a military funeral for James (Jim) Rude August 8 at Colfax Lutheran Church.
Those serving on the firing squad were Tarry Turner; Dale Bergeson; Donald Braaten; Brian Aaasen; Roger Knutson.
Legionnaire in the Color Guard was Vern Hoveland.
Tom Dunbar served as the Chaplain.
The flag was presented to Jim’s wife, Jane Rude.
Tom Dunbar played Taps.
Funeral arrangements were by Sampson Funeral Home in Colfax.