August 24, 2009 --A soldier from suburban Plainfield was laid to rest on Monday.Sergeant Jeffrey Van Us died suddenly on August 14 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was a graduate of Joliet High School. Van Us joined the army in 2002 and had served in Iraq.
Governor Pat Quinn attended the funeral in Romeoville.
Van Us is survived by his parents, two sisters, a brother, several nieces and nephews.
The cause of death is under investigation.