June 23 2018
Below is a press release from Bend Fire Department in reference to Bend Firefighter Rhett Larsen's memorial service. For further please inquire with Bend Fire Department Public Information Office.
News Release: City of Bend Fire Department
Dave Howe, Battalion Chief
Public Information Officer
City of Bend – Fire Department
To honor and remember the fallen Bend Fire Department firefighter, Rhett Larsen, who died in a tragic vehicle accident last Saturday, there will be a memorial service at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds on Sunday, June 10, at 3pm.
The Bend Fire and Police Departments are collaborating to plan a meaningful service in the finest traditions of the American Fire Service, at all times honoring the wishes of the immediate family.
The Bend Fire Department is deeply grateful to those who have sent their condolences and support. The memorial service will be open to the public, as a dignified and fitting way for our community to bid farewell to a dedicated firefighter and friend.
For those who wish to help support the Larsen family, there is an account established for this purpose. To donate, go to https://www.gofundme.com/rhett-larsen-memorial-fundPlease note that is the only authorized donation site for the family.