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Husband of Wausau-area shooting victim honors wife's grandfather on Honor Flight Submitted: 04/26/2018
Story By Allie Herrera

Husband of Wausau-area shooting victim honors wife's grandfather on Honor Flight
WASHINGTON D.C. - Scott Sann lost his wife last year after a shooting spree in Marathon County. After Sara Quirt-Sann's death, he wanted to make sure to fulfill one of her dreams. 

Sann said Sara cared a lot about her grandfather. That's why Sann honored him on the Honor Flight.  


Sara's grandfather, Orville Heide, was a World War II veteran and received a purple heart.

On Monday, he was honored in Washington D.C. during the Flags of our Heroes ceremony. 

[He was] from Marshfield. [He] was a bricklayer. I never got a chance to meet him, but Sara said that there were some similarities in him that attracted her to me, I guess," said Scott. 

Scott said it was a privilege for him to honor Sara's grandfather on the 31st Never Forgotten Honor Flight.



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