The Elk River Police Department has announced funeral arrangements for Officer Todd Besser, 49, and his son, Blake, 27, the two victims in the shooting Saturday evening in St. Michael.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, May 17 at the Elk River High School Gym, 900 School Street, Elk River, with a visitation set for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., followed immediately by the funeral services at 2 p.m. in the gym.
Following the service, a law enforcement procession with family members, officers, and community members will make its way to the Orono Cemetery in Elk River for the burial service.
A memorial fund for Officer Todd Besser, a 16-year veteran of the ERPD, has been established at the Bank of Elk River, 633 Main St., Elk River.
This is the only official memorial fund for the Besser family.