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Former Cashton football player Jacob Gronemus passes away

CASHTON, WI - 22308564

2010 Cashton graduate Jacob Gronemus, 22, passed away late Saturday night.

Gronemus suffered third degree burns to 75 percent of his body last week in a welding accident. He was a three year starter in football.

The Eagles football team honored him Friday night by wearing No. 32 decals on their helmets, his former number. Cashton beat Bangor 20-16, however the final scoreboard read 32-32. After the game, both teams came together for a prayer.

A fund has been set up in his honor at the Bank of Cashton.

Gronemus was supposed to get married Saturday.

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