Fallen Navy Seal to be laid to rest Tuesday
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.