Wisconsin says goodbye to U.S. Marine Sgt. Carson
GRANTSBURG (WKOW) — Sgt. Carson Holmquist, USMC, age 25, of Grantsburg, was one of the four Marines killed July 16 at a military facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Sgt. Holmquist was laid to rest Saturday. Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Grantsburg High School, a private family service will follow. Pallbearers are the U.S. Marine Honor Guard.
Carson joined the Marine Corps in 2009 and was part of Mike Battery, 3rd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine Division, Marine Forces Reserve. He served a deployment in Okinawa, Japan and in Afghanistan as a diesel mechanic specialist. He earned several medals and honors during his service.
Carson leaves behind his wife, Jasmine, son, Wyatt and many other family and friends.