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Community welcomes Milford soldier home

Spec. Jacob Dohrenwend Spec. Jacob Dohrenwend
Flag raise on the procession route for Spc. Jacob Dohrenwend Flag raise on the procession route for Spc. Jacob Dohrenwend
Community members line the procession route in Clermont County Community members line the procession route in Clermont County

BATAVIA, OH (FOX19) - The community is welcoming home a local hero who died overseas.

Specialist Jacob Dohrenwend died of non-combat injuries on June 21 while stationed in Balad, Iraq.

Specialist Dohrenwend's body was returned to Lunken Airport Wednesday afternoon.

A processional then traveled to the Craver-Rgiggs Funeral Home. Several hundred community members lined the processional route, welcoming Dohrenwend to his final resting place.

Visitation for Spc. Dohrenwend is set for 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Friday, July 2 in the Great Hall at Milford First United Methodist Church, located at 541 Main Street. 

On Saturday, July 3, the community is invited to attend a 10 a.m. Celebration of Life ceremony at the church, also in the Great Hall.  In addition to a slide show and special music, Specialist Dohrenwend's parents, 13-year-old brother, and seven of his friends will take part in the ceremony.

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