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PFC Luther J Turner
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Birth: Feb. 4, 1936
Death: Jan. 3, 2008

age: 72 yrs 10 mos 29 days

US Army

Last Residence: 98531
Centralia, Lewis, Washington

State (Year) SSN issued: Georgia (1951)


CHEHALIS, Wash. -- In a cold, clinical room at the Lewis County Coroner's Office, the cremated remains of eight U.S. veterans have sat unclaimed for years.

Friday, Sept 23 2011, four years after his death, Sgt. William Murray was reunited with his son, Nick. Jack Lakely presented him with a handsome, handmade urn embossed with the Marine Corps logo.

Jack Lakely, a decorated Navy man had taken possession of his father's remains, as well as those of seven other forgotten veterans. (names below)

☆♥SGT William Murray, U.S. Marines
(10/27/1922 07/04/2007)
☆♥SGT Alvin A Blomstrom, U.S. Army
(02/06/1919 03/16/2005)
☆♥CPL Donna J. Little, U.S. Army
(05/10/1936 - 12/18/2004)
☆♥PO3 Michael P. Sand, U.S. Navy
(06/15/1953 02/01/2003)
☆♥SN Clayton D. Smith, U.S. Navy
(09/19/1945 01/08/2000)
☆♥PFC Luther J. Turner, U.S. Army
(02/04/1936 01/03/2008)
☆♥CPL Richard K. Wantland, U.S. Army
(09/02/1931 04/29/2011)
☆♥PFC Allen C. Wright, U.S. Army
(05/11/1943 - 03/02/2003)
Tahoma National Cemetery
King County
Washington, USA
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Sep 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77108574
PFC Luther J Turner
Added by: Shannon [Hill] Lanning
PFC Luther J Turner
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 Added: Apr. 30, 2016
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 Added: Nov. 17, 2015
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