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Memorials set for two Grand Rapids men who drowned

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region Park Rapids, 56470

Park Rapids Minnesota PO Box 111 56470

Memorials will be held in Grand Rapids for Nathan Junker and Al Hermiston, who drowned Sunday after helping a boy on Pokegama Lake.

Though both were members of Faith Baptist Church, which was having a youth outing on the day of the drownings, due to space limitations the memorial will be held at the Assembly of God Church on 1585 E. U.S. Highway 169.

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Hermiston's visitation will be on Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m., and the funeral is Friday at 11:30 a.m. Junker's visitation is on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m., and the funeral is on Saturday at 10 a.m.

A memorial fund has also been setup for Junker, who left behind a wife and four kids ranging in ages from 5 months to 6-years-old. Money can be given to The Nathan Junker Memorial Trust at any Wells Fargo bank.

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