From the former Edmonds Mayor: Remembering Jayme Biendl

Pall bearers prepare to the take Biendl's casket into the memorial service.

Deputy Snohomish County Executive (and former Edmonds Mayor) Gary Haakenson took these moving photos Tuesday of the memorial service held in Everett for Washington State Reformatory officer Jayme Biendl, who was killed in the prison chapel Jan. 29. About 3,500 people gathered in Comcast Arena to celebrate the life of the 34-year-old Granite Falls woman.

You can read the story from our online news partner The Seattle Times here.

A riderless horse is paraded before uniformed mourners standing at attention outside the memorial service.
A salute for a fallen comrade.

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