Fallen Wichita Marine laid to rest

Funeral procession for Capt. Chris Norgren, USMC (KSN file photo)

WICHITA, Kansas – Hundreds of area residents paid a final tribute to Wichita native and U-S Marine Corps Captain Chris Norgren Friday.

The funeral mass for Norgren took place at 10:30 Friday morning at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church on N. Ridge Road. Following the service, the funeral procession went  south on Ridge Road to 13th, then west to Maize Road before continuing north on Maize to Resurrection Cemetery.

Norgren died on May 12 2015 along with six other Marines and two Nepali soldiers when the helicopter he was piloting crashed in Nepal during a humanitarian relief mission.

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