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Cremated remains of veteran found in storage unit to receive proper burial

A veteran whose remains were found in a storage facility in Taylor will receive a proper burial thanks to the efforts of members of a local Facebook Group "Downriver and Friends."

Jeff Kerekes helps run the popular Facebook page to support local business and spread information to the community.

Kerekes’ friend reached out to him to let him know that they had found the cremated remains of a man named James A. Taylor in a storage facility, and wanted to find the man’s next of kin to return them.

A search for the man’s family ended with no results. But a local funeral home in Garden City said it will help this veteran with a proper burial at Great Lakes National Cemetery.