Patriot Guard and VFW members salute as pallbearers carry Korean War veteran George R. Green to a pavilion at the Marion National Cemetery on Thursday. (The Herald Bulletin courtesy photo/Don Knight)

ELWOOD — Hundreds of people from all walks of life gathered to honor the life of George Green, a Korean War veteran who died Dec. 5 with no known living relatives.

Veterans from as far away as Michigan, high school students and ordinary residents joined together Thursday to attend the funeral services for Green, 89, who was awarded the Bronze Star medal four times for his service in the U.S. Army.

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