The family of Grant Henriksen has organized a golf outing in his memory and they need donations.
Fifteen-year-old Grant Henriksen lost his battle with a rare bone cancer called osteo-sarcoma. His family has put together an event to raise money for other families in the area who may be fighting cancer as well. Golfers will be playing at Gentz's Homestead Golf Course this Sunday followed by a picnic, raffle and auction at Marquette Mountain, but they still need donations for those events.
The Henriksen family said Grant was always helping other people, and this event continues his legacy.
"This is a good way to do something in his name and in his honor, but not for him because it's not about him; it's just able to be done because of who he was. That's why I'm doing it," said Tracy Henriksen, Grant's mother. "Grant would love this, he would absolutely love this. He was always trying to do something for somebody else, always."
If you or your business is interested in donating or volunteering, the Henriksen family says you can contact them at (906) 250-0051 or drop donations off at Remax Realty in Marquette. The golf outing starts at 10 a.m. Sunday. The picnic at Marquette Mountain begins at 2:30 p.m.