Fallen soldier welcomed home
July 14, 2018
By RALPH ANSAMI
IRONWOOD - Ironwood area residents gathered Friday evening to pay tribute to a war hero they never knew.
The Patriot Guard caravan escorted the remains of Pearl Harbor victim Navy Fireman Second Class Lowell Valley to Ontonagon, where he will be buried today.
Around 50 people, many of them veterans, had gathered at the Michigan Tourism Information Center on U.S. 2 in Ironwood by 9 p.m., as darkness was setting in.
Former Iron County Veterans Service Officer Bob Morzenti, of Montreal, Wis., and Tom DeCarlo, a veteran from Ironwood, were searching fo...