UPDATED: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 --- 12:00 p.m.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Law enforcement officers from around the state are paying their respects to a Milwaukee County sheriff's deputy killed while on duty last week.
The officers are joining family and friends at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Milwaukee where a funeral service is being held for Sergio Aleman. The 49-year-old deputy died July 31st after his sheriff's truck hit the back of a flatbed tow truck on Interstate 43 near downtown Milwaukee.
A procession of law enforcement officers will accompany Aleman's body from the church to St. Adalbert Cemetery.
A statement from the Aleman family says he was a loving husband, dedicated father and friend to many. Aleman had been with the sheriff's department for 18 years. He and his wife have five children.
Copyright 2012: Associated Press
Posted: Thursday, August 2, 2012 --- 7:00p.m.
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A memorial service is set for a Milwaukee County sheriff's deputy who was killed in a crash.
The memorial for Deputy Sergio Aleman will be held Tuesday at 11 a.m. at St. Patrick's Church in Milwaukee.
Aleman will be buried in St. Adalbert Cemetery. Law enforcement agencies from across Wisconsin will take part in a procession from the church to the cemetery.
A public visitation will be held Monday from 5-9 p.m. at Max A. Sass and Sons Funeral Home in Franklin.
Aleman was an 18-year veteran of the sheriff's office. He was killed Tuesday when his vehicle slammed into the rear of a flatbed tow truck.
Donations to Aleman's family can be made at any M&I Bank or Tri City National Bank.
Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.