Jerry Wallis, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in West Richland, stands at the front of the line during an interment ceremony Tuesday at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake. Thirty-six of the cremated remains, some unclaimed for as long as 24 years, were from Benton County, Kennewick, Richland and Wenatchee.
Jerry Wallis, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in West Richland, stands at the front of the line during an interment ceremony Tuesday at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake. Thirty-six of the cremated remains, some unclaimed for as long as 24 years, were from Benton County, Kennewick, Richland and Wenatchee. John Hundahl Courtesy photo
Jerry Wallis, a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in West Richland, stands at the front of the line during an interment ceremony Tuesday at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake. Thirty-six of the cremated remains, some unclaimed for as long as 24 years, were from Benton County, Kennewick, Richland and Wenatchee. John Hundahl Courtesy photo

Final resting place, honors for unclaimed veterans

September 16, 2015 09:55 PM