27 unclaimed Nevada Veterans to Receive Military Funeral

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The Fernley Reporter

The Nevada Veterans Coalition will conduct its fifth Missing in America Project mission at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery [NNVMC] by honoring 27 veterans whose remains have been in the care of a local mortuary, yet remained unclaimed.

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Services will be conducted with full military honors for the following 27 veterans at 2 p.m., Friday, Sept. 22 at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 14 Veterans Way, in Fernley.

  • Charles Beckerman (1896-1984) served in the US Navy 1918 – 1918 WWI
  • Gerald Gillingham (1900-1990) served in the US Army 1918 – 1918 WWI
  • Edward Gerval (1915-1990) served in the US Navy 1945 – 1945 WWII
  • Joseph Bosse (1917-1988) served in the US Army 1941 – 1945 WWII
  • William Degliantoni (1919-1990) served in the US Navy 1940 – 1945 WWII
  • William Guthrie (1925-1990) served in the US Navy 1943 – 1946 WWII
  • Arturo Hayes (1922-1983) served in the US Marine Corp 1944 – 1946 WWII
  • Webster Johnson (1911-1988) served in the US Navy 1942 – 1946 WWII
  • Bernard Koolpe (1914-1988) served in the US Army 1940 – 1945 WWII
  • Richard Long (1921-1988) served in the US Army 1943 – 1950 WWII
  • Sterling McPherson (1921-1990) served in the US Army 1945 – 1947 WWII
  • Knox Moore (1921-1989) served in the US Merchant Marines 1942 – 1945 WWII
  • Eddie Robbins (1923-1988) served in the US Army 1945 – 1947 WWII
  • Andrew Sealock (1920-1990) served in the US Army 1943 – 1946 WWII
  • Earl Spaulding (1921-1989) served in the US Navy 1943 – 1945 WWII
  • Lorenzo Thompson (1913-1988) served in the US Army 1942 – 1945 WWII
  • Heinrich Ulrich Jr (1907-1989) served in the US Navy 1943 – 1945 WWII
  • James White (1915-1989) served in the US Army 1943 – 1946 WWII
  • James Wilson (1920-1988) served in the US Army 1944 – 1946 WWII
  • James Adams (1924-1989) served in the US Navy 1944 – 1952 WWII/Korea
  • Edward Alexander (1921-1989) served in the US Navy 1941 – 1952 WWII/Korea
  • Lyle LaMere (1923-1989) served in the US Air Force 1942 – 1963 WWII/Korea
  • Devier Tozer (1925-1989) served in the US Navy 1943 – 1950 WWII/Korea
  • Terry Fausch (1934-1983) served in the US Air Force 1951 – 1955 Korea
  • Patrick Ingram (1936-1985) served in the US Army 1954 – 1957 Korea
  • Charles Roe (1921-1990) served in the US Navy 1941 – 1946/1969 – 1974 WWII/Vietnam
  • Ronald Bowser (1947-1984) served in the US Army 1965 – 1976 Vietnam

Nevada Veterans Coalition is donating its bus and driver to carry the cremains which will be escorted by members of the coalition in conjunction with the Missing in America Project, followed by various participating veteran focused organizations.

A procession will depart at noon from the Alamo in Sparks to the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery for the Full Honors Service beginning at 2 p.m. The procession will exit I-80 at Exit 46 in West Fernley and will proceed down Main St. to the cemetery.

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