Funeral services to be held for fallen Indiana trooper on Thursday

Photo Courtesy of Indiana State Police

HOWARD COUNTY, Ind. – The public is invited to attend the funeral of Indiana State Trooper Peter R. Stephen. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2-8 p.m. at Crossroads Community Church in Kokomo, and the funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. at the same location.

A burial ceremony for Trooper Stephen will take place at the Russiaville Cemetery in Russiaville, Indiana.

The procession from the Crossroads Community Church to the Russiaville Cemetery will travel north on State Road 931, west on State Road 26 and north on County Road 775W to the cemetery. The public is encouraged to join in the procession to show their support for Trooper Stephan and his family.

Anyone who may be driving in the area of State Road 26 is asked to seek alternative routes and follow directions provided in advance of the procession.

Trooper Stephan died after crashing into a utility pole in Tippacanoe County while responding to a call. What caused the crash is still unknown.

Here are the addresses for the locations of the services:

  • Crossroads Community Church, located at 4254 S 00 EW, Kokomo, IN 46902
  • Russiaville Cemetery, located at 3801 S 775 W, Russiaville, IN 46979
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