The veterans of Russell Toycen American Legion Post No. 131 of Colfax held a military funeral for Charles L. Hertel September 18 at Evergreen Cemetery in Colfax.
Those serving on the firing squad were Tarry Turner; Dale Bergeson; Christopher Larson; Brian Aasen; Donald Braaten.
Legionnaires in the Color Guard were Jon Suckow and Vern Hoveland.
Tom Dunbar served as the Chaplain.
The flag was presented to Charles’ son, Arnold Hertel.
Tom Dunbar played Taps.
Funeral arrangements were by Sampson Funeral Home in Colfax.