Ceremony Held For Fallen Casper Police Officer
CASPER, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - On Monday October 4th, the Ford Wyoming Center in Casper held the funeral services for fallen Casper police Lieutenant Daniel Dundas. The ceremony began at 3:00pm with a procession that started from veterans park in Casper. The services started in the Wyoming Center at 4:00 with a slideshow of videos from Lt. Dundas’ personal and work life.
The ceremony officially began with Lt. Dundas’ fellow officers escorting his remains to the stage while bagpipes performed ‘Amazing Grace’. His remains were watched over for the duration of the service by a continuously changing guard of his fellow officers. Bob Dill opened the ceremony speeches by reciting officer Dundas’ obituary which was followed by a prayer and the playing of the song ‘weatherman’ by a local musician.
Following the performance, friends of Officer Dundas recounted stories of their friendships and past antics. After these speeches Deputy Chief Shane Chaney spoke about Officer Dundas’ leadership skills and the impact he made on the community. Finally Casper police Chief Keith McPheeters addressed the crowd and gave his condolences to the family of officer Dundas.
The ceremony ended with the shaking of hands and tearful embraces from family and friends of the deceased. After attending the event even those who may not have known Lt. Dundas knew the impact that he had made on all those who he met.
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