Funeral services are being held this weekend for an Ames police officer who died trying to help his daughter.
Fifty-one-year-old Sgt. Howard Snider drowned Sunday at Geode State Park.
The Henry County Sheriff’s Office says Snider was swimming out to his daughter who was on a stalled boat being pushed by the wind when he drowned.
A visitation for Snider is being held Friday in Ames from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Adams Funeral Home.
His funeral is Saturday at 2:00 p.m., at Cornerstone Church on Highway 30.