On August 1 – 2, the visitation and funeral services were held at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Hawthorn Woods, Illinois for Lake County Deputy Sheriff Alan Perley.
LCC K-9 Police Ministry Dogs Shiloh (Christ Our Savior - Dixon, Illinois), Eve (St. John’s – Lombard, Illinois), Jacob (LCC Staff), LCC Kare 9 Military Ministry Dog Ladel (St. Matthew – Hawthorn Woods, Illinois), LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs Zippy (Trinity – Roselle, Illinois), Tobias (Lord of Glory – Grayslake, Illinois), Emma (LCC Staff), Ruthie (LCC Staff), Eunice (LCC Staff), JoJo (Living Christ – Arlington Heights, Illinois), and Amos (Comfort Dog in training) were all present to offer comfort to the friends and loved ones in attendance.
There were also many law enforcement officers from across the country there, including deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, where Alan had previously served as a deputy.
“Jesus said... ‘I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live...’” John 11:25 (ESV