TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The stays of a Navy serviceman who died in Pearl Harbor have been reunited alongside together with his family after larger than 70 years.
WTXL-TV critiques that Navy Seaman Earl Baum’s family gathered on the airport Wednesday to welcome him home.
Baum’s youthful sister, 92-year-old Emily Golz, says that Dec. 7, 1941 modified her life.
“I heard it on the radio that Pearl Harbor was bombed and everything was complete chaos,” acknowledged Golz. She says Baum was aboard the USS Oklahoma when the shock assault occurred.
Golz, in search of closure, continued to actively search for Baum over time, providing DNA and household tree testing.
She acknowledged, “I feel like he’s coming home because it’s been a lot of years that he’s been in Hawaii.”
Baum shall be interred on the Tallahassee National Cemetery.