Fallen Navy Seal to be laid to rest Tuesday


Scott Wirtz

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – The funeral for a Navy Seal from St. Louis killed in Syria will be laid to rest this week.

Scott Wirtz was one of four Americans killed in a suicide bombing last month.

His remains were returned home to St. Louis last Saturday.

Visitation is from 12 pm to 8 pm Tuesday at the Ortmann Funeral Home in Creve Coeur.  There will be a funeral mass at 11 am Wednesday morning at the Cathedral Basilica.  Wirtz will be buried at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, a reception at his high school alma mater De Smet Jesuit will follow.

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