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Funeral held for South High football coach

Funeral held for South High football coach

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — John Wren, who served as head coach of the South High School Rebels football team for the past seven years, died early last week in his sleep.

He was 44 years old.

Wren's funeral was Monday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints on Fruitvale Avenue and Greenlawn Southwest.

Wren was also an English teacher, working at both South and Foothill high schools, according to district spokesman John Teves.