Christopher B. Wasser

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OTTAWA - Wasser, Lance Corporal Christopher B., 21, died April 8, 2004 in Husaybah, Al-Anbar Province, Iraq. Christopher was born January 14, 1983 in Overland Park, KS, and was a resident of Ottawa since 1989. He graduated from Ottawa High School in 2001 and served in the United States Marine Corps attaining the rank of Lance Corporal. He began basic training in September, 2001. He was stationed at Twentynine Palms, CA. In January, 2003, he was deployed to Kuwait as one of the first waves going into Iraq the following March. He spent most of his time in Kabala, Iraq, serving as an infantryman with the Third Battalion Regiment Combat Team 7. He was stationed stateside September 2003 and re-deployed to Iraq in February, 2004. Christopher was killed in action in Husaybah, Iraq. He was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church, Cub Scout Troop 3079 and Boy Scout Troop 77, all of Ottawa. He was an active participant in all Ottawa High School marching, concert and jazz bands. Funeral services will be held from Ottawa University Chapel 10 a.m. Saturday. Friends may call at Dengel & Son Mortuary after 9 a.m. Friday where the family will meet with friends 6 to 8 p.m. His casket will remain closed. Survivors: parents, Scott and Candy (Hoch) Wasser; brother, Nicholas; sisters, Katie, Emily, all of the home; maternal grandparents, Philip and Roslyn Hoch of Wichita; aunts, Debbie Summers of Overland Park, Elaine Hoch of Wichita; cousins, Stephanie Summers, Blake Summers; special friend, Stacy Dryden of Ottawa. Dengel & Son Mortuary.
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Published in The Wichita Eagle on Apr. 15, 2004