Funeral set Thursday for western Iowa soldier

Published On: Nov 12 2012 12:33:18 PM CST
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -

Services have been scheduled for a western Iowa soldier who was killed in Afghanistan.

The Pentagon says 19-year-old Pfc. Brandon Buttry, of Shenandoah, died November 5 while serving in Kandahar Province.

The Hackett-Livingston Funeral Home says a visitation is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and end at 8 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Shenandoah.

The funeral is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.

Buttry was stationed at Joint Base Lewis-McChord south-southwest of Tacoma, Wash. He was deployed to Afghanistan in August.