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Remains of Guttenberg businessman found in Lake Michigan


After nearly 13 years, the remains of a well known Guttenberg businessman man have been discovered by scuba divers in Lake Michigan, off Dorr County.

Dirk Kann was 53, and a very experienced diver, when he disappeared and drowned while scuba diving with friends in Lake Michigan on September 4. 1999. He was presumed drowned.

Kann and his friends were diving in about 175 feet of water and Mr. Kann was last seen trying to surface at about the 80-foot mark..

Over the weekend, scuba divers discovered his body in about 225 feet of water. His body has been taken to Green Bay for an autopy.

Dirk Kann was a well known Guttenberg business owner and inventor, who founded a recumbent bicycle company and owned Kann Marine at the time of his drowning.



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