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Pallbearers at Michael Wehri’s funeral bring the 19-year-old’s casket out of the National Guard Armory on Friday in Mott. Nearly 1,000 people attended the service.

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By Bryan Horwath / Dickinson Tribune

MOTT, N.D. – With a sucker in his shirt pocket and a small stuffed cow nestled under his arm, Kristen Wehri said her final goodbyes to her son before his casket was closed Friday.


“I’ll love you forever, Michael,” Kristen said. “I know you’ll be watching over us from heaven.”

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