Fallen Iowa Marine Escorted Home to Eldora

8-13-17 Yesterday (Saturday) hundreds of people from Hardin County and beyond were in Eldora to view the procession carrying body of Lance Corporal Cody J. Haley to the Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora. The 20 year old Haley died at Camp Pendleton in California on August 4th when a tree fell on him while he was doing routine physical training. Dozens of vehicles escorted the hearse carrying Haley’s remains from Des Moines, including the Patriot Guard, and hundreds more lined the streets with raised flags in silence as the procession drove through Eldora yesterday (Saturday). Visitation for Cody Haley will be Friday from 1 to 5 at the Creps-Abels Funeral Home in Eldora and one hour prior the 10:00 a.m. Funeral Service service Saturday at the South Hardin High School football field. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Rockford with full military honors by the U.S. Marine Corps.


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