Memorial service today for local women killed in Afghanistan

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A memorial service is being held today for a Chicago native killed in a suicide bombing in Afghanistan.

Lexie Kamerman, 27, was teaching Afghan women at the American University in Kabul.

A memorial service will be held at 3pm at Weinstein funeral home in Wilmette.

In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to a scholarship fund at Knox college, where Lexie once attended school.

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