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Karin Windorski, the widow of Philip Windorski Jr., said she feels sorry for people who didn't get to know her husband.

Family mourns Bovey native who died in Iraq

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The family of a Bovey native killed in Iraq last month held visitation for him Friday in Grand Rapids.

Chief Warrant Officer Philip Windorski Jr., 35, died last month when the helicopter he was flying crashed into another one outside of Kirkuk. His family was looking forward to seeing him during a scheduled break in July, but now they're trying to comprehend that they'll never see him again.


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