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Event to Unveil Cantu Highway Sign Postponed

Dangerous Weather Forces Ceremony to Sunday at 2pm

Posted by Durand Now at 1:53pm 10/20/18

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Pfc. Shane Cantu will be honored during a special unveiling ceremony. The event was to be held on Saturday at 2pm but due to anticipated dangerous weather, the ceremony will instead take place at 2pm on Sunday.  Being unveiled is the new Pfc. Shane Cantu Veterans Memorial Highway sign.

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All are encouraged to attend the ceremony on Sunday 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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