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Sgt. Matthew Harmon's friend, Sgt. Robert Garza, salutes as a Minnesota National Guard Honor Guard carries Matthew's casket to the hearse for transport to Fosston where the funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, Aug. 27, at the high school. Pioneer Photo/Monte Draper

Fallen soldier returned: Harmon funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today at Fosston High School


A small group of family members and sympathizers stood in total silence as the flag-draped casket was lowered from the charter plane Friday morning at Bemidji Regional Airport.

Sgt. Matthew Harmon, 29, had come home to be buried in his hometown of Lengby. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today, Aug. 27, at Fosston High School. Visitation will be held from noon-2 p.m. at the school.

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