Family requesting help of semi-trucks to honor son
(ABC 6 News) – The family of the young boy who was killed in a snowmobile crash in Wabasha County this week is calling on local semi-truck drivers to help honor their son.
They are asking truck drivers to help escort 12-year-old Blaze Himle on the day of his funeral this Saturday.
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The GoFundMe page said “Blaze had a love for semi trucks,” and “wanted to be a truck driver like his Papa.” He also loved to fish with his family and friends, and had a love for hunting.
Himle was killed over the weekend when the snowmobile he was driving hit a tree on private property.
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The escort will start from the First Lutheran Church in Lake City to his final resting place in Thielman.
Be sure to also check out the hashtag #lightitupforblaze on Facebook.