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St. Croix Central High School senior dies Jan. 9 (updated with funeral information)

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St. Croix Central High School senior dies Jan. 9 (updated with funeral information)
New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

Tyler Lathe, a senior at St. Croix Central High School, died Wednesday morning.

Medical personnel were called to his home at 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 9. School officials said the death wasn't flu related.

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Lathe was a well-known student at St. Croix Central as a top player on the Panther football, basketball and baseball teams.

"He had great work ethic, an awesome personality and was a great student to have in school. He will be greatly missed by many," said St. Croix Central principal Glenn Webb.

Webb said the school is following its crisis plan. He said the focus is to provide support for the SCC student body. Counselors, clergy members and medical professionals are on site to support the students and staff.

"There are many rumors circulating about the events leading up to Tyler's death and we are having ongoing follow-up with students to ensure all are safe and supported," Webb said.

All classes and school activities are going on as scheduled, including the Panther boys basketball game at Spring Valley tonight.

Times for the visititation and funeral have been announced. Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, at Calvary Assembly of God, 2988 60th Ave., Wilson, Wis. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday as well as 3-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, all at church. A prayer service will be held at 8 p.m. on Sunday evening at the church. Memorials are preferred.

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