On Saturday, September 5, LCC K-9 Comfort Dogs Bekah (Immanuel Lutheran Church and School - Belvidere, Illinois), Eve (St. John’s Lutheran Church and School - Lombard, Illinois), Eunice (LCC Staff), Kye (Immanuel Lutheran Church and School, Belvidere, Illinois), Samson (Zion Lutheran Church and School - Marengo, Illinois), and Tobias (Lord of Glory Lutheran Church - Grayslake, Illinois) were invited to the visitation and funeral of 23-year-old Colton Gritzmacher, beloved son of Charmaine Cornwell at Immanuel Lutheran in Belvidere, Illinois.
Colton was a volunteer firefighter with Boone County Fire District 2.
The Comfort Dogs greeted family and friends at Colton's funeral at the Boone County Fairgrounds in Belvidere, Illinois. Colton was buried with full firefighter honors.
"Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends." John 15:13