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(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.)— The family of Cpl. Frederick Eugene Coon welcomed visitors and guests for the visitation service of the fallen soldier Tuesday.
The remains of Cpl. Coon returned to St. Joseph after nearly 70 years. Coon was Killed In Action on July 29, 1950, during the Korean War.
A funeral service will be held at noon Wednesday at Rupp Funeral Home. He will be buried with full military honors at Leavenworth National Cemetery at 2:30 p.m.