Visitation for Spc. James A. Butz, 21, has been scheduled from 1 to 8 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 10, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2050 N. 1100N in Chesterton.
Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11, from Bethlehem
Arrangements are in the care of White-Love Funeral Home, 525 S. Second St.
Butz, a medic with the 82nd Airborne Division, died a hero on Sept. 28 in
Afghanistan of injuries inflicted by an improvised explosive device (IED),
while rushing to aid two Marines hit by a previous IED. All three men
Butz, son of John Jr. and MaryJane Butz, brother of Will and John, was a
Porter resident and a 2009 graduate of Chesterton High School, where he
played football and wrestled.
A full obituary will appear in Friday’s edition of the Chesterton Tribune.