Funeral Arrangements Set For Deceased WMU Freshman

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Olafson-WMUALLENDALE, Mich. (March, 23, 2014)- Funeral arrangements have been set for 19-year-old, Western Michigan University freshman Alyssa Olafson.

According to her obituary, her funeral is schedule for Wednesday March 26th at 11 a.m. at Life Stream Church in Allendale. Visitation is scheduled for family and friends at Matthysse-Kuiper-DeGraaf Funeral Home in Allendale on Tuesday March 25th,  from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.

On Thursday, March 27th a vigil will be held to celebrate the life of Western Michigan University freshman Alyssa Olafson. The event will be hosted by CRU, a student ministry at the university.  It is scheduled for 8 p.m. in 1920 Sangren Hall, according to CRU members.

Olafson, 19, was found unresponsive Thursday, morning in her dorm room.  Investigators say her death may be linked to a pre-existing condition but the coroner’s office is still awaiting test results to make a final determination.

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