Funeral arrangements set for Evansville teen who died after playing viral ‘choking game’

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EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Funeral services have been set for the Evansville teen who died earlier this week after playing a viral ‘choking game’.

Fifteen-year-old Mason Bogard’s funeral services will be held at Pierre Funeral Home on Friday, May 10, 2019 at 10 a.m. The burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Evansville.

Mason was born on January 23, 2004 in South Bend, Indiana. He loved the outdoors, fishing, camping, backyard campfires, spending time with his family and creating something unique and special in the kitchen.

Mason passed away earlier this week at Deaconess Midtown. He donated his organs and according to his family’s Facebook post, his organs will help six other people.

Friends are welcome to visit with the family on Thursday, May 9th from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Pierre Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd, Suite 102 PMB 609, Oceanside, CA 92057; to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517 or to the Indiana Donor Network, 3760 Guion Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222.

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(This story was originally published on May 7, 2019)

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