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Bentrup to be commemorated Friday at M State

Richard Bentrup's work in support of education will be commemorated at 10 a.m. Friday, May 4, in a tree-planting ceremony at Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Wadena.

Bentrup, a long-time education advocate and member of M State's General Advisory Board in Wadena, died Jan. 4. A tree will be planted in his honor in the area adjacent to the cafeteria windows.

Bentrup's wife, Lin, will attend the ceremony, which will be followed by refreshments in the commons. The community is invited to attend.