DULUTH - Six Douglas County veterans finally had resting place on Saturday.
Their cremated remains had been sitting in Superior funeral homes for more than a decade.
The veterans either did not have any close relatives left alive or their families simply could not afford to bury them.
A special ceremony was held at Greenwood Cemetery in Superior.
Dozens of people turned out to pay tribute to these veterans of World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam.
“It was a beautiful day, I’ve never seen so many people come together, so many business people come together to get this done financially. And I’ve never seen so many veterans groups together for dedication and respect for coming here and I’m proud of every one of 'em,” said Joe Penney, a veteran.
More than 125 businesses and individuals made donations to pay for the burials.
Permanent markers will be placed on the graves in time for Memorial Day.