With 2,500 people expected to attend the funeral for Firefighter Steven Ackerman, here is what you need to know about parking, escort and procession routes and shuttle bus service.

Schedule for Steven Ackerman Escort, Services and Procession

9am Valley Springs Fire Department Escort from George Boom Funeral Home in Sioux Falls to George Boom Funeral Home in Brandon.


Visitation at George Boom Funeral Home in Brandon Saturday April 18, 2105 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM.


Funeral Service at 2:00 PM on Sunday April 19th, 2015 at Brandon Valley High School.  Parking is available at the High School Parking lots with overflow parking in business lots north of the High School as marked.

It is suggested to take shuttle buses for the procession to Pleasant View Cemetery in Valley Springs due to limited space at the Cemetery.


During the Escort and Procession Holly Boulevard may become congested and perhaps closed to other traffic. You can take Aspen as an alternative East/West road through Brandon.