An elementary school in Owatonna is offering its support to grieving families after one of its 7-year-old students tragically drowned.
 
 Gabriel Kuhlman's body was recovered from Naylor's Pond in Dodge County on Tuesday.
Authorities say Kuhlman went to the pond with neighbors to fish and swim and wandered off around 4 p.m. His body was recovered 3 hours later.
He would have started second grade this fall at McKinley Elementary School in Owatonna.
Teachers describe Kuhlman as a happy 7-year-old who made the world a better place.
The district encourages anyone who needs support through this difficult time to contact them.
Visitation will be held at Michaelson Funeral Home in Owatonna on Sunday at 2 p.m.