Shannon Beck of Canute went on one final turkey hunt with her husband

Sports Published: Sun, May 3, 2015

Per Brian Beck’s wishes, Shannon’s brother-in-law loaded some of her husband’s cremated ashes into two shotgun shells. Shannon then headed to the turkey woods to kill a gobbler with them.

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    Per Brian Beck’s wishes, Shannon’s brother-in-law loaded some of her husband’s cremated ashes into two shotgun shells. Shannon then headed to the turkey woods to kill a gobbler with them.

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