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Tears, Laughter Shared at Vigil in Honor of Officer Tom Decker [AUDIO]

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COLD SPRING – The residents of Cold Spring began the healing process tonight (Monday) with a candlelight vigil.  Community members gathered outside of Wenner’s Funeral Home to sing, pray, and remember officer Tom Decker.

Lisa Stukey organized the event.

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Stukey says she didn’t know officer Decker well, but he made an impression on her about a year ago when she thought she had an intruder in her home.

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Visitation for Decker is scheduled for tomorrow (Tuesday) afternoon at 4:00 p.m. at the St. Boniface Catholic Church.  Funeral services are scheduled for 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at the St. John’s Abbey and University Church in Collegeville.

Officer Tom Decker was shot and killed late Thursday night while responding to a welfare check.  Thirty-four-year old Ryan Larson has been arrested in the case.  Charges may come tomorrow (Tuesday) morning.

Read more of WJON.com's coverage of the Cold Spring Police Shooting

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