POW Finally Comes Home

This is a very special Memorial day for a copper country family who got to see one for their own finally laid to rest where he belongs.

It took more than 60 years but Private First Class Arthur Leiviska is finally home.

A special Memorial ay funeral service was held to honor this lost—but never forgotten hero.

Leviska served in the Korean War when he was captured in 1951 and later died in a prisoner of war camp.

His remains were returned along with 4000 others in 1954.

More than 400 of those bodies were considered unidentifiable…including Leikiska.

Experts were finally able to identify his remains and the family was notified earlier this year.

PFC Arthur Leikiska was laid to rest today at the Lake View Cemetery in Calumet.