Memorial set Saturday for Minnesota Marine

Published 2:43 pm Tuesday, December 28, 2010

ST. CLOUD, Minn. — A memorial service has been set for a Minnesota Marine fatally wounded in Afghanistan.

Services for 21-year-old Cpl. Sean Osterman of Princeton will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Atonement Lutheran Church in St. Cloud.

Osterman’s brother will accept his Purple Heart during the service.

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WJON-AM reports a service also will be held at Ft. Myers Chapel in Virginia next Tuesday before Osterman is laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

Osterman was wounded by a sniper on Dec. 14 during his second tour of Afghanistan. He died two days later.

Osterman was part of a Camp Lejeune, N.C.-based unit that had been in Afghanistan since about Thanksgiving. He was a 2007 graduate of St. Cloud Technical High