Soldier killed in Afghanistan buried in Riverview

RIVERVIEW — A funeral with military honors was held Saturday for Army 1st Lt. Ivan D. Lechowich, who was killed last month by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan.

Lechowich, 27, died on Sept. 28 at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany after sustaining injuries when an IED exploded in the Ghanzi Province of Afghanistan. A funeral Mass was celebrated earlier Saturday at St. Stephen Catholic Church.

Lechowich, a King High School alum, was killed just days after his daughter, Natalie Marie was born.

Soldier killed in Afghanistan buried in Riverview 10/15/11 [Last modified: Saturday, October 15, 2011 6:41pm]

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