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Lawrence County Veterans pay respect to Fellow Korean War Veteran Glynn Wiseman

Updated: Aug 18, 2023

MITCHELL - AUGUST 15, 2023 - On Tuesday afternoon, veterans paid respects to Korean War Veteran Glynn Wiseman who was finally laid to rest next to his beloved wife Geraldine.

Glynn passed away on May 8, 2023, who lived in Salem, Indiana however Glynn had no family that could be located locally.

" This is a phenomenal feeling there are people who care. These people went out of there way today, who did not even know my uncle personally. They knew to honor his service to the country," Kyle Bartshe said Glynn's nephew who traveled from St. Loius to be at today's grave side service.

Photo: Graveside services for Gylnn Wiseman April 12,1930 - May 8, 2023 he was born in Waveland, AR and enter the military on June 15,1952

" My brother found out through other contacts that my uncle Glynn had passed away. Nobody was able to make contact with us about his passing. We talked to Adam Kelly from Dawalt Funeral Home in Salem, and get this service taken care of. Glynn was cremated but they wanted to make he was with his wife,"

Photo: Local vets pay respects to local Korean War veteran who had no family

" I had to make sure I was here, because he did serve, this is worth making the journey," added Bartshe.

" Rest in peace, Uncle Glynn his wishes were honored, and I am glad we were able to do this,"

The American Legion Post # 250 Honor Guard gave the 21-gun salute, and played "Taps" then

Retied U.S. Captain Maria Pujols spoke a few words at the service, who did not know him but spoke on what it meant to be a Veteran.

Photo Glynn Wiseman was laid to rest at the Talbott Cemetery Tuesday

Today we say "Thank you for your service to our country,"

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