CPL Andrew Charles Wilfahrt, age 31, was killed Sunday, February 27, 2011, while on foot patrol outside of Kandahar, Afghanistan.
He is survived and sadly missed by parents Jeff and Lori; sister Martha and brother Peter of Rosemount, MN; grandparents, Ruth and Leo Wilfahrt and Elizabeth Schaefer of New Ulm; many loving relatives and friends and the 3rd platoon 552nd MP Battalion U.S. Army.
We would like to thank the U.S. Army for what they gave to and did for Andrew and for treating our family exceptionally well in this difficult time.
Andrew was a remarkable man. He was compassionate, smart and witty. He was an admirer, composer and player of music who believed deeply in art and humanity. Andrew deeply loved his family and friends and we love him. We will never forget him.
Memorials preferred in lieu of flowers to the Armed Forces Services Center of Minnesota, the American Civil Liberties Union or OutFront Minnesota.
A Celebration of Andrew's life will be held on Friday, March 4 from 1-5 pm at the Ft. Snelling Officers' Club at Hwy. 5 and Post Rd.