United States Air Force

Unclaimed veteran gets laid to rest surrounded by comrades

This is the first unclaimed veteran to be buried at the Fargo National Cemetary.

FARGO, N.D. – Veterans from across North Dakota gather at the Fargo National Cemetery to say goodbye to a fallen soldier. Veteran Lelan Derr was born in New Hampton, Iowa in 1952. He served in the United States Air Force in Vietnam. Derr passed away in his Fargo apartment on December 10th of last year. He had been estranged from…