Thursday, September 3, 2015

FDL Co. Family Pleads for Return of Gravesite Statue

WBAY | By Emily Matesic

A Fond du Lac County family still mourning the loss of a child is dealt another blow. A statue from the child’s gravesite in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetary, just outside of Dundee, has disappeared.

Tiffany Last was only six years old when she passed away. Before a headstone was placed in the cemetary for her, a butterfly statute watched over her gravesite. That statue was recently stolen and now her family is pleading with the public for its return.

"She was the heartbeat of, she was the heartbeat of my family and held us all together," says James Last, Tiffany’s Uncle.

He still gets choked up thinking about his niece. Born with no nerve-endings in her intestines, Tiffany Last underwent a four-organ transplant at just a year old. Defying the odds, she brought so much joy to her family.

Last’s mom Tina Krahn says, "They said she’d never walk, talk, or sit up and she was running and laughing and doing everything they said she wouldn’t do, so she proved them wrong." Continue reading



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