Needles, CA: Remembering Mohave Valley Fire Department Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler.

Needles, CA: Remembering Mohave Valley Fire Department Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler.

Family, friends, firefighters, and a community came together on Friday, November 17th, 2017 to remember the life of Mohave Valley Fire Department Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler.

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According to the Mohave Valley Fire Department, Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler passed away suddenly on Friday, November 10th, 2017 at his home.

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Family and friends arrived to a memorial service held at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Downtown Needles, California, along with firefighters from Mohave Valley Fire Department, Fort Mojave Mesa Fire Department, Bullhead City Fire Department, San Bernardino County Fire Department, Yucca Fire District, and Lake Havasu City Fire Department.

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ZachNews has learned that the memorial service was touching yet celebrated the life of a good man who cared about his family and the community he served.

Afterwards, a funeral procession was held along West Broadway and East Broadway to Needles Riverview Cemetery in Needles, California.

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ZachNews Photojournalist Zachary A. Lopez was along East Broadway as the funeral procession with fire department trucks and Mohave County Sheriff’s vehicles drove pass the Needles Towne Center towards Needles Riverview Cemetery passing underneath a large American flag being held up by 2 ladder fire department trucks from Bullhead City Fire Department and Yucca Fire District.

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During the funeral procession, a CareFlight medical helicopter flow over the funeral procession, following the vehicles into the Needles Riverview Cemetery.

** Video from the Yucca Fire District: **

According to the Yucca Fire District, a bell ceremony and a flag and helmet presentation were held at Needles Riverview Cemetery for Robert Derichsweiler service to the fire department and the community.

** Video from the Yucca Fire District: **

Family, friends, firefighters, and a community will miss Mohave Valley Fire Department Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler.

** ZachNews sends our thoughts, prayers, and condolences to the family and friends of the Mohave Valley Fire Department Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler. **

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1 thought on “Needles, CA: Remembering Mohave Valley Fire Department Firefighter Robert Michael Derichsweiler.

  1. I said a prayer to Jesus and I said wow what respect and honor I seen next to the new church I’m attending and that picture means–come home to church America! God needs you. I am a former Catholic baptized in Thousand Oaks.

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