World War II Marine veteran Jack Redman will finally be laid to rest in his hometown, Watseka. The remains of Jack Redman will be included in a local funeral yet this month.
The funeral, most agree, is long overdo after Jack Redman died in World War II. Jack Redman was killed by Japanese forces in the Pacific Ocean.
Jack's remains, dog tags and belt buckle are among artifacts now in Honolulo. They are scheduled to be delivered to Chicago. That's where a Marine color guard unti will escort the casket for military honors.
The full story of the Marine's homecoming is featured in this past weekend's edition of the Daily Journal, written by Dennis Yohnka.