Tina Beerenfenger described her husband as her best friend and a good provider. She said he was a loyal husband and a wonderful father to their two sons and baby daughter.

Mrs. Tina Beerenfenger receives the Canadian flag that was draped over the coffin of her husband, Cpl Robbie Beerenfenger, from Brigadier-General Ivan Fenton the Commander Land Force Western Area (LFWA).

"Everyone in the family is devastated. We're still in tears," the elder Beerenfenger said from his home in Carleton Place, near Ottawa.