Iowa offensive tackle Tristan Wirfs made his mark on Mount Vernon. Many in town made their mark on him, too. Wirfs and his mother, Sarah, took The Gazette on a tour of his hometown, revisiting scenes around what essentially is the one square mile where he grew up. This story is a little about what can hold you back. This is mostly about what moves you forward.

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Grayson Asher Seye


Grayson Asher Seye was born Dec. 3, 2018, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, son of Logan and Katherine (Quinlan) Seye. Grayson was full of smiles and life. He loved snuggling his parents and laughing at his siblings. He passed away sleeping at home on July 15, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his uncle, Landon; cousin, Taralyn Taylor; great-grandparents, Don and Jeanette Lender; and great-uncle, Joe Quinlan.
Grayson is survived by his parents; brother, Kane; sister, Lexi; grandparents, Steve Seye, Troy and Sheryal Bailey and Mike and Julie Quinlan; aunt, Meredith (Jerod) Quinlan; uncle, Lee Quinlan; aunt, Lindsey (Eric) VanderWiel; and cousins, Banx and Paxton.
Visitation: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Overton Funeral Home, Traer. A private graveside service will be held. Burial: St. Paul Cemetery.
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