Memorial service planned for fetal remains


SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WEHT) Remains of the 2,411 aborted fetuses recently discovered in Illinois will be memorialized.

The remains were found on the property of the late Dr. Ulrich Klopfer.

Days after Klopfer’s death in September 2019, his family discovered the remains while cleaning out his garage.

The remains will be memorialized at a graveside service at Southlawn Cemetery and Palmer Funeral Home, 61430 U.S 31 South, South Bend, IN 46614.

The burial service will commence at 1 p.m. EST, Wednesday, February 12, 2020.

Attorney General Curtis T. Hill Jr. will offer remarks on behalf of the State of Indiana and will be available following the service to discuss the status of the investigation.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 10, 2020)

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