Iowa
12:31 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Funeral services set for western Iowa soldier killed in Afghanistan

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Services have been scheduled for a western Iowa soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

 The Pentagon says 19-year-old Pfc. Brandon Buttry, of Shenandoah, died Nov. 5 while serving in Kandahar Province. The Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home says a visitation is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Shenandoah. The funeral is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Buttry was stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord south-southwest of Tacoma, Wash. He was deployed to Afghanistan in August.  

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