After the crash

April 26, 2018

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Debbie Mayer is author of “After The Crash.” On Thursday night, April 19, she presented a program at St. John Cantius Church in Wilno, sponsored by the women of the church.

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

On New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2004, two days before their brother Joey’s wed­ding, three Mayer sis­ters—19-year-old Krista, 17-year-old Nikki and 12- year-old Jessica—were on their way to Willmar for a bridal party cele­bration for the brother’s fiancé, Bree. The three were riding in the same car and while making a legal pass, they hit a min­ivan head-on. Nikki, the driver, and Jessica died at the scene. Krista died at the hospital.
The girls loved God, they loved their brother, who was attending Bible college, they loved Bree, and they were excited to be bridesmaids at the Jan. 3 wedding.

For the full story, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

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