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Funeral for Bonners Ferry soldier scheduled for Saturday

Ethan Martin was killed Aug. 7 in Afghanistan

Spc. Ethan Jacob Martin, of Bonners Ferry, died Aug. 7, 2012, when his unit was attacked by small arms fire in Koragay, Afghanistan. (Courtesy)
Spc. Ethan Jacob Martin, of Bonners Ferry, died Aug. 7, 2012, when his unit was attacked by small arms fire in Koragay, Afghanistan. (Courtesy)
From staff reports
The remains of a Bonners Ferry soldier killed Aug. 7 by enemy fire in Afghanistan will be returned to North Idaho on Friday. A funeral will be held Saturday in Bonners Ferry for U.S. Army Spc. Ethan J. Martin. Martin’s remains will arrive at 10 a.m. Friday at the Sandpoint Airport from the Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. The Army will conduct an Honorable Transfer ceremony at that point to return the remains to Martin’s family, a news release from the Army said. The best place for community members to pay respects to the passing motorcade on Friday in Bonners Ferry is near Boundary County Middle School, 6755 Main Street, around 11:30 a.m., the release said. The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Bonners Ferry High School, 6485 Tamarack Lane. Interment will follow immediately after at Paradise Valley Cemetery. The funeral and interment are open to the public.
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