Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa is helping coordinate a public/community Memorial Service for the three fallen associates of Mercy Air Med: Shell Lair-Langenbau, Russ Piehl, and Gene Grell.
The Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, January 10 at the North Iowa Auditorium, North Iowa Area Community College, 500 College Drive, Mason City. Seating will begin at 3:30 p.m.
“We have received so many notes, cards and floral arrangements from the many lives that these three exceptional individuals touched. A memorial service is a nice way for us all to come together, to mourn together, to pay tribute and to honor them,” said Dan Varnum, President/CEO, Mercy – North Iowa.
If there is a rescue, fire, or law enforcement agency that would like to participate in the service, please contact Thomas Craighton at 641-425-2460. Uniformed personnel are encouraged to attend in uniform and should plan to arrive for a briefing at 3:00 p.m. and be seated by 3:30 p.m. Honor guard members wishing to participate should contact Jack Odegaard at 641-420-5665