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posted: 12/17/2012 5:21 PM

Services for former Lake Zurich officer

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Visitation for former Lake Zurich police officer Kristopher "Kris" Zak will be 3 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18 at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 415 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich. He died Dec. 14 of natural causes, officials said. Zak begin his career with the department in 1985 as a telecommunicator and became a police officer after graduating for the University of Illinois Police Training Institute in 1988. He served until 2005, when he was granted an on-duty disability benefit. He also served as a community service and DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) officer during his tenure. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery in Crystal Lake. Call (847) 540-8871 or visit

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