Local Obituaries

January 10, 2011

Wichita soldier's family, wife remember a 'true American hero'

Ashley Nettleton clutched her husband's dog tag in her right hand Sunday, her body shaking, her voice cracking. Army Sgt. Eric Nettleton, 26, died last week in Dehjawz-e Hasanzay, Afghanistan. He was killed while on foot patrol after an improvised explosive device detonated.

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