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"Daegan Page was all in on life": Marine Cpl. Daegan Page laid to rest at Omaha National Cemetery

Posted at 10:02 AM, Sep 17, 2021

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Twenty-three-year-old Corporal Daegan Page was laid to rest on Friday.

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His funeral started at 10 a.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church. 155 flags, all held by Patriot Guard members lined the entrance to the church as family and friends walked in to the service.

During the service, Corporal Page was remembered as a person who was faithful, full of life, loving and joyful.

"When I was talking to the family we agreed that Daegan did nothing halfheartedly. He did everything with love and you know how I know...just look, you saw the pictures of his life. That’s how I got to know Deagen Page. All I had to do was look and you can see how much he loved life, and his family and the things he did. Just look at his photographs and you will see it in all the stages of his life," said Rev. Suzanne R. Howe, Sgt. Major USMC (Ret).

While family and friends were inside the church, many others, some who knew Page, showed their support outside.

Jeff Harvey's two sons played paintball as kids with Page and were friends with the marine. Harvey said he's proud to have known Page and adds his sons were devastated when they heard of his death.

"Daegan was a great American. He was a hero," Harvey said.

Following the funeral, officers led Page's remains and his family in a procession to Omaha's National Cemetery. Tailing the procession were 158 bikers with the Patriot Guard Riders.

"We’re here today to honor the family and the memory to honor Corporal Daegan Page," said Ray Paulson, the Lincoln ride captain for the Patriot Guard Riders. "We give them some support and let them know they’re loved and we’ll be there for them and thank them for their service."

Corporal Page was buried with full military honors at Omaha National Cemetery.

Fallen marine Cpl. Daegan Page laid to rest at Omaha National Cemetery


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