Closs tree

(Willmar MN-) With the finding of 13-year-old Jayme Closs of Barron Wisconsin safe yesterday, it appears the Jayme tree at Jennie-O/Turkey Store in Willmar will go dark. Jayme's parents Jim and Denise Closs worked for Jennie-O in Barron and were found murdered in their home October 15th, and Jayme was missing. On December 20th company officials lit a 35-foot-tall tree in the courtyard of their Willmar headquarters to bring attention to the case. At the time, Jennie-O CEO Steve Lykken said the 5000 blue and green lights would stay lit until Jayme's return. Earlier a tree had been lit in Barron...

...Jennie-O also helped pay for the funeral expenses for Jim and Denise Closs, and contributed $25,000 to a reward fund for info leading to Jayme's safe return.