Marine from Winfield, MO laid to rest - KMOV.com

Marine from Winfield, MO laid to rest

(KMOV)-- A young marine from Winfield, Missouri, was laid to rest Sunday.

Lance Corporal Patrick Schimmel died while fighting in Afghanistan last Sunday.

Family and friends gathered for a "celebration of life" service at a St. Charles funeral home.

Schimmel graduated from Winfield High School in 2006.

He ran cross country and was a Boy Scout.

His funeral procession made its way to Jefferson Barracks where strangers like Lynn and Bob Miller had come out to show their support.

Schimmel drove combat vehicles and translated Arabic.

He previously served in Iraq as well.

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