Thousands were in attendance to honor the life of Detective Jason Weiland at his funeral, which was held Wednesday at D.C. Everest Senior High School.
Those who spoke included one his daughters, as she talked about the memories she shared of her father. Jason’s father, Thomas, also spoke, as did retired Wausau Police Detective Greg Hagenbucher, who had was thankful for the close friendship he had with Weiland.
“Jason, I know you liked attention,” Hagunbucher started, “a wreath from the New York Yankees, law enforcement hear from all over the United States, and the flag at Lambeau Field flying at half-mass, I know you’re grinning from ear to ear right now.”
Hagenbucher also asked those in attendance for Weiland’s funeral to keep the families other three shooting victims in their thoughts and prayers.
The Wisconsin Honor Guard Association said they expected anywhere from 2,000 to 3,000 people to be in attendance and pay their respects to Weiland. Law enforcement came from all across the state and the Midwest, as departments as far as Fargo, North Dakota were represented. Locally, the Shawano Police Department and Shawano County Sheriff’s Department were also represented
From the Shawano Police Deparment were Lieutenant Dan Mauel, Detective Dan Conradt, School Resource Officer Jody Johnson, and officers Brent Dilge, Nicole Fischer, and Tyler Steenbock.
In attendance from the Shawano County Sheriff’s Department were Lieutenant Ty Raddant, Detective Troy Ugoritz, Detective Rich Wrights, and deputies Bruce Leiser, Jon Blaskowski, Shawn Copsey, Eric Strike, Anna Sharpless, and Chris Madle.
From Left: Deputy Eric Strike, Deputy Shawan Copsey, Deputy Jon Blaskowski
Courtesy: Shawano County Sheriff’s Department Facebook
From Left: Lieutenant Dan Mauel, Officer Dilge, SRO Johnson, Det. Conradt, Officer Fischer, and Officer Steenbock.