Updated: September 01, 2021 06:36 PM
Created: August 31, 2021 05:14 PM
Nearly 80 years after being killed fighting at Pearl Harbor, a fallen Minnesota Navy seaman is finally being brought back home.
Navy Seaman 2nd Class Lloyd Timm, of Kellogg, will be laid to rest in his hometown on Labor Day after DNA testing helped identify his remains.
Timm was 19 when he was killed on Dec. 7, 1941, aboard the battleship USS Oklahoma.
"It's amazing really," Betsy Timm said of her late uncle. "Everyone is very proud of service and just excited he's coming home."
Timm was originally planned to be brought back home to Kellogg last year, but because of the pandemic, it was moved to this year.
After the funeral, the town will rename the baseball field in Timm's honor, complete with a flag pole and memorial with his story of sacrifice.
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