Skip to comments.Illinois Marine veteran, 92, is 'something blue' at Missouri wedding
Posted on 05/26/2017 1:20:19 PM PDT by Kaslin
A U.S. Marine Corps veteran recovered from an illness to fulfill his goal of being the "something blue" at his niece's wedding in Missouri.
Bill Lee Eblen, 92, was a sergeant in the Marine Corps during WWII and a sergeant in the Air Force Korean War, according to Alison Ferrell, Eblen's niece.
"When I first I got engaged I knew I wanted to include Uncle Bill in a special way," Ferrell told Fox News. "My family always taught us to have a lot of respect for people in the armed forces. It just seemed like the perfect fit.
Eblen was recovering from pneumonia and was not certain he would make it to Alison and Matthew Ferrells wedding in Cape Girardeau.
Eblen, who lives at a veterans' home in Illinois, told the nurses he was determined to get well enough to be her (Alison Ferrell) something blue on her wedding day.
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Very nice indeed.
I thought so too.
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