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Cantu Veterans Memorial Road Sign To Be Unveiled

Saturday Ceremony Will Honor Pfc. Shane Cantu

Posted by Uplift Shiawassee at 7:54pm 10/15/18


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Pfc. Shane Cantu will be honored during a special unveiling ceremony on Saturday at 2pm. Being unveiled is the new Pfc. Shane Cantu Veterans Memorial Highway sign.

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All are encouraged to attend the ceremony on Saturday that will take place along Corunna Avenue (M-71) near the Corunna Armory.

Cantu, a 2010 Corunna grad, was killed in action in Afghanistan in 2012. State Represenative Ben Frederick proposed a bill to honor Cantu with the creation of the Pfc. Shane Cantu Veterans Memorial Highway along the portion of M-71 between the city of Owosso and Corunna.

“Shane Cantu’s sacrifice has greatly impacted the communities of Owosso and Corunna,” Frederick said earlier this year. “This memorial connecting the two cities will honor his sacrifice and bravery.”

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