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Western Michigan Soldier Laid to Rest

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A funeral was held in Western Michigan for a soldier who suffered deadly injuries in Afghanistan.

The funeral mass for Sergeant Mark Shoonhoven was set for 11:00 a.m. this morning at St. Margaret Catholic Church in Otsego.

Shoonhoven was from Plainwell and was part of a unit out of Fort Carson, Colorado.

Insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device in Kabul.

He leaves behind his wife Tammie, six children, his parents, and his brother.