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Mourners gather Saturday outside St. John Lutheran Church in Redwood Falls prior to the funeral for Chris Panitzke, a victim of the double homicide Sept. 2 at a Granite Falls home. Tribune photo by Ron Adams

Redwood Falls community pays tribute to homicide victim Chris Panitzke

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REDWOOD FALLS – A second rural community shocked by the shooting deaths of two young adults has joined to mourn one of the victims.


Chris Panitzke, 28, was remembered Saturday at a service here as a “kind hearted, loving person” who made everyone smile.

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Tom Cherveny
Tom Cherveny is a regional and outdoor reporter with the West Central Tribune in Willmar, MN.
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