CASHTON, Wisconsin (AP) - Family and friends gathered in Cashton to pay respects to a young man who died from injuries suffered in an accident on the day he was to be married.
22 year old Jacob Gronemus suffered third-degree burns over 75% of his body in a welding accident on October 1st. He died Saturday at the University Hospital burn unit, the same day he was to marry 19 year old Ashley Kast.
Kast says it was a year ago that he proposed. She says they went squirrel hunting and she came back with a ring.
Jake's family says he was a role model at home for his three younger siblings, at school and on the football field.
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