Garden of Peace dedication


October 27, 2022

Two ornate metal park benches are in Lincoln Park adjacent to the Garden of Peace memorial dedicated this week in memory of Sandy Nelson and Darin Koepke. Both died a year ago in a tragic shooting at Agrex.

There were tears of sorrow, joy and laughter. There were mirthful memories amid calls for healing and peace for the more than 300 people gathered in Superior's Lincoln Park Friday afternoon for the dedication of the Garden of Peace. The site is a memorial to the lives of Darin Koepke and Sandy Nelson whose lives were cut short in an incident of workplace violence at the Superior Agrex facility. Exactly one year after a former employee returned to the workplace and opened fire, the site was dedicated. Further carnage was prevented by the actions of another Agrex employee who stopped the shootin...

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