Jan Donahue, whose husband and son will be deployed this year, brought laughter to a group of mothers and grandmothers of active military members during a brunch Saturday in Willmar. (Tribune photo by Carolyn Lange)
Mothers and grandmothers of military members honored as heroes
WILLMAR -- There were tears, alternating with laughter, during a brunch Saturday in Willmar to honor the mothers and grandmothers of active military members.
The 80 women in attendance didn't even attempt to fight back tears as the mothers or grandmothers of fallen local soldiers, Joshua Schmit and Ryane Clark, stood to be recognized.
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