Dozens Gather To Give Hero’s Farewell to Iowa Veteran They Never Met

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VAN METER, Iowa  —  An Iowa veteran who passed away in September with no family in the the state still had a full crowd at his memorial ceremony today.

74-year-old Larry Robinson passed away at the VA Hospital in Marshalltown last month.  Robinson had no living family in the state of Iowa.  However there was a crowd of dozens, including the Patriot Guard riders, on hand as his remains were inurned on Thursday.

Robinson served four years in the Navy back in the 1960’s.


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