Tanner Wolf Grone, 25, of Gorham, NH, handed away on Friday, November 10, 2023 whereas serving his nation. He was born in Berlin, NH, on August 18, 1998 and on the age of three, moved to Gorham the place he grew up and attended college. He beloved soccer at school and made it to the quarter finals in his senior yr, a excessive level for his group. Tanner’s passions included snowboarding and his Subaru WRX STI.
After graduating highschool, he attended UNH for Engineering, however shortly discovered it was not his path. After a yr of college and plenty of analysis, he determined that he would pursue a profession within the Military. Having scored extraordinarily excessive in ASVAB testing, he was given the selection of any profession he needed. He selected to be a Blackhawk mechanic, with the aim of someday changing into a pilot. He excelled in his profession and climbed the ranks shortly to turn into a Employees Sergeant. He was stationed at Fort Campbell in Tennessee. His profession included becoming a member of the Evening Stalkers Military Particular forces, the place he turned a crew chief on a Blackhawk gunship. He was deployed many occasions, and each time would name his dad and mom and would inform them: “I’m leaving, can’t inform you the place I’m going or for the way lengthy, love you. Name once I get again”. On his final deployment the Blackhawk helicopter he was in crashed within the Mediterranean Sea whereas on a coaching mission. All 5 on board didn’t survive. Tanner was planning on making use of for flight college, which might have taken him to Fort Rucker, Alabama the place his grandfather served. His life and profession have been lower method too brief.
He might be missed however by no means forgotten by his dad and mom Erica and Steve, sister Emily and her husband Mike Lemoine and Willow. His childhood hometown pals Doug, Jarred, Matt, Justin, Lance and Chris, simply to call a couple of. He might be remembered by his very massive and supportive household and pals throughout the US and Canada. Tanner touched the lives of many within the Military and had numerous “buddies.” He was at his happiest and so very content material together with his profession. Having just lately purchased a home and was simply speaking about getting a canine. He had a brilliant future in entrance of him and had discovered his true calling in life. Making this tragedy slightly simpler to simply accept is that he was doing what he beloved and was keen about. He might be missed by all. Until we meet once more, Tanner.
SERVICES: A Funeral Service might be held on Saturday, November 25, 2023 at 1pm within the Gymnasium of the Gorham Center-Excessive Faculty, 120 Primary Road, Gorham, NH. There might be no calling hours. The Bryant Funeral Properties is honored to be in care of the preparations.
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