The front business office of the Jasper County Sheriff's Office will be closed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday so that employees may attend the funeral services for Newton Police Lt. Pat Richardson.
Richardson, a 23-year veteran of the Newton police force, died Sunday of a heart attack. He was 48.
Funeral services are set for 11 a.m. Thursday at Community Heights Alliance Church in Newton. The service will include full Police Officer honor ceremonies.
Visitation with the family will be from 5 to 8 p.m. tonight at Wallace Family Funeral Home in Newton.
Burial will be Friday in Cresco.