Wisconsin town says goodbye to Marine slain in Chattanooga

Members of the Marine Corps carry a casket with the remains of Sgt. Carson Holmquist, after a public visitation at Grantsburg High School in Grantsburg, Wis., Saturday, July 25, 2015. Holmquist was killed by a gunman in Chattanooga, Tenn.

GRANTSBURG, Wis. - A small Wisconsin town said goodbye on Saturday to a Marine killed in the recent attack on a Navy-Marine reserve center in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

A dozen members of a Marine Corps honor guard stood watch as fellow Marines in dress blue uniforms carried the coffin of Sgt. Carson Holmquist into Grantsburg Senior High School for a public visitation Saturday.

The 25-year-old Holmquist grew up in the northwestern Wisconsin town of 1,300. He graduated in 2008 from Grantsburg High School, where the U.S.