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Funeral services have been scheduled in Estherville, IA for Army Sgt. Blass


Funeral services have been scheduled in Estherville, Iowa for Army Sergeant Steven Blass, the hometown soldier who died in the crash of a helicopter last week in Afghanistan.

Visitation will be held next Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Estherville High School Gym.

The funeral will be held the following afternoon at 2:00, also in the high school gym.

Blass was 27-years-old.

He is one of five soldiers who died when their Blackhawk helicopter went down outside Kandahar City on March 11th.

Blass is being remembered by those who knew him as a respectful, loving, thoughtful, patriotic and funny young man.

He's survived by his wife Tricia and their 16-month old son, Hayden.

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