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- The People Behind The Sacrifice
Army Sgt. Eduviges G. Wolf
Died October 25, 2009 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom
24, of Hawthorne, Calif.; assigned to the 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.; died Oct. 25 at FOB Bostick, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when insurgents attacked her vehicle with a rocket-propelled grenade.
Funeral set for slain soldier
The Associated Press
ALEXANDRIA, S.D. — Funeral services are being held for a soldier with South Dakota ties who was killed in Afghanistan.
The Defense Department says 24-year-old Army Sgt. Eduviges “Duvi” Guadalupe Wolf of Hawthorne, Calif., died Oct. 25 when a rocket-propelled grenade hit her vehicle.
She leaves behind two children and a husband from the Alexandria area, who also has been stationed in Afghanistan.
Her funeral was scheduled for Nov. 3 in Alexandria, with burial in Farmer. The Rev. Tom Clement says the family of Wolf’s husband is from Farmer.
A statement from Gov. Mike Rounds says Wolf was a member of Alpha Company of the 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Carson, Colo.
Her death brings to 30 the number of service members with South Dakota connections who have died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan since 2003.
Carson service to remember 2 fallen soldiers
The Associated Press
FORT CARSON, Colo. — Fort Carson is holding a memorial service for two of its soldiers who were killed in Afghanistan in separate attacks.
The service Dec. 9 honors 24-year-old Sgt. Eduviges Guadalupe Wolf and 19-year-old Pfc. Devin J. Michel.
Wolf was assigned to the 704th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. Michel was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Division, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division.
Wolf died Oct. 25 after a rocket-propelled grenade hit her vehicle. She is survived by two children and a husband who also was serving in Afghanistan.
Michel died Oct. 24 from wounds he suffered when his unit was attacked with an improvised bomb in Zhari province.