DENVER (AP) — A Colorado soldier who was killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan has been laid to rest at Fort Logan National Cemetery.
Gabriel D. Conde was laid to rest in a private cemetery Monday.READ MORE: Grocery Store Shooting: Officer Eric Talley Was Killed Within Seconds Of Entering King Soopers In Boulder
A public funeral service was held Saturday in Longmont. Family members shared poems and songs as they remembered the 22-year-old Army airborne infantryman at Lifebridge Christian Church.
A day earlier, hundreds of people turned out for a procession escorting Conde’s body through Berthoud, where he graduated high school.READ MORE: Colorado Springs Police Shoot, Injure Man Who Had AR-15
PHOTO GALLERY: Spc. Gabriel Conde Funeral Procession
The U.S. Department of Defense said Conde died April 30. He was assigned to the 25th Infantry Division at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.MORE NEWS: Rep. Jason Crow Wants Bill That Would Let Victims Sue Gun Manufacturers And Dealers For Illegal Use Of Firearms
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