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Marine on final journey

Rev. John O’Neill performs the funeral mass for Sgt. Michael Ferschke.

Photo by Leslie Karnowski

Rev. John O’Neill performs the funeral mass for Sgt. Michael Ferschke.

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  •  Releasing a dove representing the spirit of Sgt. Michael Ferschke are, from left, his mother, Robin K. Ferschke, and his wife, Hotaru Ferschke.
  • A military honor guard stands watch to perform a 21-gun salute in honor of Sgt. Michael Ferschke.
  •  Friends and family watch as the funeral mass is performed at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church.
  • White doves, one for each day of Sgt. Michael Ferschke’s life, are released at the end of the cemetery ceremony.
  • United States Marines serve as pall bearers and carry the body of Sgt. Michael Ferschke to his final resting place at the Tennessee Veterans Cemetery in Knoxville.
  • Rev. John O’Neill performs the funeral mass for Sgt. Michael Ferschke.

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