Funeral Arrangements Announced for Fallen Officers

ROCKWELL CITY, Iowa -- Funeral arrangements for Des Moines Police Sergeant Tony Beminio and Urbandale Police officer Justin Martin, who were killed early Wednesday morning in an ambush-style attack, have been released by their respective departments.

A visitation for Sergeant Beminio will be held on Sunday, Nov. 6 at Lutheran Church of Hope from 2 to 5 p.m. His funeral will be held on Monday, Nov. 7 at 11 a.m. at the church. He will be interred at Glendale Cemetery. The procession route after Bemino's funeral will be heading north on Jordan Creek Parkway from the church then east on Interstate 80 and onto to 235. They will exit 235 onto 63rd Street and head north to University Avenue, then head east to Glendale Cemetery. University will be shut down from 55th Street to 48th Street, and 55th Street will be closed from University North to Franklin Avenue.

Visitation for Officer Martin will be Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at South Central Calhoun Middle School in Rockwell City. The funeral will follow on Tuesday at 11:40 a.m. at the same location. The procession will leave the funeral service at South Calhoun Middle School and travel to the burial at Rosehill Cemetery. The procession will leave the school traveling east on Tonawanda Street, turn north on 4th Street and turn east on E. Court Street. It will then turn north on Brower Street, turn west on E. Lake, turn north on 1st Street and turn west on High Street. It will then turn north onto Park Lane, proceed to Austin Street, turn south on Grant Street, turn east on E. High Street and proceed to Rosehill Cemetery.

Members of the public wishing to attend the funeral services are asked to approach the middle school from the east and park in the east side parking lot. Overflow public parking will be in the residential area to the east of the school.

Members of the public wishing to attend the grave site ceremony are asked to respond to the Rosehill Cemetery immediately following the funeral service. Public parking at the cemetery will be across the street, off of E. High Street. The funeral procession following the funeral service is for law enforcement only.