Alamo family making plans for fallen hero's funeral.
POSTED: Friday, October 30, 2009 - 8:48am
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:34pm
Another Valley family is waiting for the body of their serviceman to return to home.
Army Sgt. Fernando De La Rosa of Alamo is one of seven men who died in Afghanistan on Tuesday. The deaths are blamed on an improvised explosive device, but no details have been released and when De La Rosa's remains will return to the Valley. He leaves a wife and two children behind with his mother still living in Alamo and five brothers. The family is planning to gather and make plans for De La Rosa's funeral arrangements.