Funeral Arrangements Made for McHenry County Deputy Killed in Rockford Shooting

Deputy Jacob Keltner was killed Thursday as officers tried to execute an arrest warrant at a Rockford hotel

Funeral arrangements have been announced for a McHenry County Sheriff’s deputy who was gunned down in the line of duty earlier this week.

A visitation will be held for Deputy Jacob Keltner on Tuesday, March 12 at the DeFiore Funeral Home, located in the 10000 block of Dundee road in Huntley, according to the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office.

Public visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m., and a forma law enforcement walk-through will be held at 6 p.m., according to the department.

Deputy Keltner’s funeral will be held on March 13 at Woodstock North High School, located in the 3000 block of Raffel Road in Woodstock. The funeral service will start at 10 a.m.

Keltner was killed on Thursday as U.S. Marshals attempted to serve an arrest warrant at the Extended Stay Hotel in Rockford. The suspect, identified as 39-year-old Floyd Brown, fled the scene after the shooting and was later apprehended after a lengthy stand-off on Interstate 55 in central Illinois.

9/11 organization announces campaign to pay off the mortgage of Keltner's home. "'Tunnel to Towers Foundation,' whose mission is to support first responders,urges public to join effort to assist widow and children of Jacob Keltner," according to a statement released.
If you wish to donate to the fundraising effort, click here.

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