Donation effort underway for family after daughter’s death on cruise ship

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The Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #36 in South Bend has launched an effort to raise money for Officer Alan Wiegand and his family following the tragic loss of 18-month-old Chloe Rae Margaret Wiegand. Chloe passed away on Sunday while on a cruise with her family in Puerto Rico.

“All of our members are absolutely heartbroken about this horrible tragedy,” Joshua Morgan, South Bend FOP Vice President said. “The South Bend FOP is like a family and we will join together and do everything we can to support the Wiegand family through this difficult time.”

The South Bend FOP is raising money to help the family pay for funeral, travel, and medical expenses. Anyone interested in donating to help the family can donate through Fundly by visiting or by visiting