Funeral for LaRue Co. Marine killed in Afghanistan Saturday

Funeral for LaRue Co. Marine killed in Afghanistan Saturday

Funeral for LaRue Co. Marine killed in Afghanistan Saturday

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Posted on February 26, 2010 at 4:35 PM

Updated Saturday, Feb 27 at 6:50 AM

HODGENVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- The funeral for a central Kentucky Marine killed in Afghanistan will be held on Saturday at LaRue County High School.
  
The News-Enterprise reports that the remains of 20-year-old Cpl. Matthias N. Hanson of Buffalo were returned to LaRue County on Friday.
  
Hanson died Sunday during a major offensive by U.S. and Afghan forces against the Taliban.
  
Hanson was a rifleman assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He joined the Marine Corps in June 2008.
  
Hanson is survived by two brothers who also serve in the military, his parents, stepparents and three sisters.

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