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MYREL SCHERMERHORN, 17, passed away Monday afternoon from injuries suffered in a November car accident.

Frazee mourns Myrel: It wasn't supposed to end this way

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The Frazee community is in mourning after Myrel Schermerhorn, the 17-year-old Frazee-Vergas High School wrestler hospitalized since a car accident last month, died on Monday.


Schermerhorn's father wrote on the family's CaringBridge website: "This is the proudest Dad in the world," but Myrel "lost this match."

Myrel's funeral has been scheduled for Friday at noon in the high school gymnasium. There will be no school on Friday in Frazee.

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