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The class members present included from left (women identified by maiden name) Jenny Hennen, Angie Emmert, Jodi Nohl, Steve Iverson, Julia Conroy, Aaron Buttenhoff, Sandy DeJager, Jamie Erdman, Staci Lanus, John Ruplinger, Karen Bolluyt, Jennifer Harmsen, Micah Zeltwanger, and Dennis Dodds behind Kurt's parents, Bev and Lyle Kruize. At left is the plaque that will be placed with the tree.

Hancock Class of 1993 plants tree

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Members of the Hancock Class of 1993 planted a tree last weekend in Memorial Park in memory of their classmate Kurt Kruize who died recently in Iraq.

Watching us from a distant star

Kurt Elmo Kruize, I wasn't expecting a sudden good-bye,

Or at least a good-bye without a hug.

After hearing the news, I wanted to break down and cry,

Watching and reading texts, emails and Facebook all in disbelief.

I called back home and spoke with "FRIENDS",

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