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Funeral arrangements for Sgt. Jim Smith announced

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Iowa State Patrol Sergeant Jim Smith

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (KWWL) -- A public funeral for Sergeant Jim Smith is scheduled for Friday, April 16th at Independence Community High School at 10 a.m.

A visitation is scheduled for Thursday, April 15th at Reiff Family Center-Funeral Home and Crematory in Independence from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m.

Masks will be required at both events.

The family intends to establish a memorial scholarship in remembrance of Sgt. Smith.

A memorial fund approved by the family has been established at BankIowa in Independence.

Anyone interested in donating to the Iowa State Patrol Sergeant Jim Smith Memorial Fund can do so at any BankIowa branch located in Independence.

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