Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Army Veteran Laid to Rest

HARDIN, Ill. 24 April 2012 (ACNS) - Clifford Retzer passed away on April 5th, Maundy Thursday, 2012, at the home of his daughter in Hardin Illinois. His son-in-law is Fr. Douglas Deffenbaugh, Chancellor of the Court of Saint Mary of Walsingham. Born in 1928, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Germany. He subsequently served as a U.S. Postal worker until 1997.
Clifford Retzer shortly after World War II
Mr. Retzer's funeral was conducted by Fr. Deffenbaugh after the Easter Triduum with full military honors.

Fr. Deffenbaugh leads the procession to the gravesite as the honor guard salutes the body.
The body is carried to the gravesite.