Thursday, October 3, 2013

Rolling Road Closures Thursday and Friday for Two Funeral Escorts

Posted By on Thu, Oct 3, 2013 at 9:30 AM

Motorists and pedestrians should take note of a series of rolling road closures today as Boise Police join state law enforcement agencies in providing an escort for the body of Pete Cenarrusa, the longest serving elected official in Idaho history, whose body will lie in state at the Capitol from approximately 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m..

The casket will be escorted from the Summer Funeral Home on West Bannock and will travel north on N. Fifth Street and west on W. Jefferson to the Idaho Statehouse.

A public ceremony, which will include Governor C.L. "Butch" Otter will begin at 11:40 a.m.

A vigil is also planned for this evening at Boise's St. Mary's Catholic Church. A funeral mass will be held Friday, Oct. 4, also at St. Mary's, and Cenarrusa's burial is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 5 at Bellevue Cemetery.

Additionally, Boise Police will provide rolling road closures Friday, Oct. 4, for the funeral procession of 40-year-old Mark Urban, a Bureau of Land Management Smokejumper. Urban, a senior member of of his crew, died in a parachuting accident near Prairie on Sept. 27.

Urban's memorial service will be held at the National Interagency Fire Center at 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4.

At approximately 1:15 p.m. that same day, Urban's casket will leave a funeral home and travel east on Fairview, south on N. Orchard, east on W. Overland, south on Federal Way, south on Broadway to Commerce Ave., where it will pass in front of Boise Fire Station No. 7 and on to the NIFC center.

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