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Scholarship set up for Wartburg wrestler

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Friends of two-time Wartburg wrestling national champion Aaron Wernimont have set up a scholarship fund in his name.

Wernimont died about a week ago. He woke up the morning of March 13 and was gasping for air. His wife Kahri, also a former Wartburg athlete, called 911. He died on the way to the hospital.  

The money from the scholarship will go to students at Wernimont's high school, Pocahontas Area Community High.

For more information and to donate, click here.

 

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