Farewell before duty in Iraq

Ken VanGiesen shares time with his family before his deployment to Iraq in 2005. The group includes his father, Tom (left) his mother, Sue (right), his long-time girlfriend Erin Sirianni of Kane, his nephew, Isaac and his niece, Hannah. Isaac and Hannah are the children of his sister, Amie VanGiesen Gullifer and her husband, Joe Gullifer of Kane.