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Funeral arrangements set for Saginaw sailor killed in race

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SAGINAW, MI (AP) -

Memorial service details have been finalized for the skipper of a boat who was one of two people who died after it capsized in a fierce Lake Michigan storm during the annual sailing race from Chicago to Mackinac Island.

W.L. Case & Co. funeral homes said the service for Mark Morley is 1 p.m. Friday at the Temple Theatre in Saginaw. His family will receive friends from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. that day.

Morley was the skipper of the Saginaw-based WingNuts.

Crew member, Suzanne Bickel, also died after the 35-foot craft overturned around midnight July 17. Six crew members were rescued.

Bickel's funeral was Friday.

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