Staff Sargent Mark Schoonhoven of Plainwell laid to rest

6:12 am
Fri February 8, 2013

Staff Sargent Mark Schoonhoven of Plainwell laid to rest

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Schoonhoven was buried with honors at Fort Custer National Cemetery. He died last month from injuries sustained in Afghanistan.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
AUGUSTA, MI - For six weeks, Deb Schoonhoven and Tammie Loffer kept vigil in a Texas hospital. They waited and hoped that Mark Schoonhoven, a U.S. Army staff sergeant, son and father, would fight like he always did and pull through the coma.