Funeral for Milwaukee Police Officer Mark Lentz to be held Thursday
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Funeral arrangements have been made for a Milwaukee police officer who died years after he was intentionally hit by a motorist.
He died Wednesday at age 56.
A public visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday at Elmbrook Church in Brookfield, with a public funeral to follow. A private visitation will be held on Wednesday for sworn law enforcement, city employees and family.
Lentz was awarded a Purple Valor Star in May.
The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office is investigating his death.
A memorial fund has been set up for Officer Lentz at TCF bank. All branches will accept donations for the PO Mark Lentz Memorial Fund.