15 unclaimed veterans receive military burial service at Fernley cemetery

Fifteen veterans were given a proper military burial service Friday at the Northern Nevada Veterans Cemetery in Fernley.

heir remains have gone unclaimed and were in the care of a local mortuary before the service Friday, Feb. 9, according to the Nevada Department of Veterans Services.

Several people turned out to pay their respects, and the master of ceremonies said the service was a long time coming, as some of the veterans being honored have remained unclaimed for decades.

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