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YELM: Mass planned for fallen soldier

A Yelm soldier killed in Afghanistan this month is to be buried Wednesday with military honors at Tahoma National Cemetery.

Cpl. Sean M. Collins, 25, died with five other soldiers Dec. 12 in an attack at the combat outpost where he served with the 101st Airborne Division. His division, based in Fort Campbell, Ky., has lost 104 soldiers during its deployment.

A Mass is set for 11 a.m. at St. Columban Catholic Church, 506 First St., Yelm. The funeral is to follow about 2:30 p.m. at the cemetery, 18600 S.E. 240th St., Kent.

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