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Memorial service today for fire victims

Posted at 5:58 AM, Feb 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-01 20:34:04-05

Sheboygan, WI-- Three children lost in a Sheboygan Falls house fire last week will be remembered Monday afternoon. A visitation and memorial service is scheduled in Sheboygan. 

The visitation is for the three young children is being held at South Alliance Church. 

The pastor and staff from Crossroads Community Church are overseeing the service. 

As you may remember, 11-year-old Natalie Martin, 10-year-old Ben Martin and 7-year-old Carter Maki died at hospitals after last week's fire at their home. 

Their parents were away at a bible study when their home caught fire last Tuesday. 

One child, 9-year-old Jenna, was able to escape the home. 

A large crowd is expected to attend Monday's service. 

There will be overflow parking at MC Sports and Best Buy in Sheboygan. 

Otte Bus Company is donating drivers and buses to shuttle people to and from the church. The shuttle service begins at 4:30 p.m.

The visitation is from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. The memorial service will follow at 6:30 p.m. 

If you want to show support for the Maki family, a fund has been set up at Associated Bank in Sheboygan. 

Those wishing to donate can make checks payable to Crossroads Community Church, Disaster Relief or Maki Family. 

You can also mail your checks to Crossroads Community Church, PO BOX 1427, Sheboygan, WI. 53082-1427. 

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