Mourners console each other during a
visitation Wednesday for U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Dean Opicka,
29, at Luxemburg-Casco High School in Luxemburg. Opicka, a
Carroll College graduate and Waukesha resident, was an
infantryman with the Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine
Regiment, 4th Marine Division based in Milwaukee, and was
killed by a roadside bomb in the al-Anbar province of Iraq.
Photos of Lance Cpl. Dean Opicka,
left, his father, David Opicka, who served in the U.S. Army,
center, and his brother, Cpl. Darren Opicka, right, were on
display Wednesday next to Dean Opicka’s casket and a
bouquet of flowers. Dean Opicka, 29, of Waukesha, was killed
April 14 while serving in Iraq with the U.S. Marine Corps.
Julie Winiecki of Denmark, about 19
miles southeast of Green Bay, holds gifts for the Opicka
family as she looks at memorial boards during Wednesday’s
visitation at Luxemburg-Casco High School for Lance Cpl.
Dean Opicka of Waukesha. Opicka, 29, was killed April 14
while serving in Iraq with the U.S. Marine Corps.