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Mondovi soldier killed in Iraq

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Mondovi soldier killed in Iraq
Ellsworth Wisconsin 126 S. Chestnut St. 54011

A Wisconsin soldier is one of two killed in an insurgent attack in Iraq. Sgt. Earl Werner is a native of Mondovi.

He was serving his third deployment with the Oregon Army National Guard when he was killed.

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The other soldier was a private from Monmouth, Ore.

Werner had a Bronze Star from a previous tour of duty in that country.

He also had received two Army Commendation Medals and the Combat Action Badge. Werner is survived by a wife and a son who live in Washington state.

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