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Visitation, funeral planned for slain Wisconsin Marine on Saturday

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Sgt. Carson Holmquist

GRANTSBURG, Wis. — A visitation and funeral are planned for a Wisconsin native who was among the four Marines and one sailor slain in the July 16 shootings at the Navy-Marine reserve center in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

25-year-old Sgt. Carson Holmquist grew up in the northwestern Wisconsin community of Grantsburg. He was a 2008 graduate of Grantsburg High School. He joined the Marines in 2009 and served two tours of duty in Afghanistan.

The public visitation runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grantsburg High School. A private family service follows. The pallbearers will be a Marine Corps honor guard.

Gov. Scott Walker has canceled two presidential campaign stops to attend. He’s ordered that flags be flown at half-staff until sunset.

Holmquist is survived by his wife, Jasmine, and their 2-year-old son, Wyatt.

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