(AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle, Mike Kepka)
(AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle, Mike Kepka)

A soldier who died during the Korean War will be finally be laid to rest in peace in the United States.

FOX News Radio's Dave Anthony reports:

When Joseph Steinberg's niece Marlene got the news:

(Marlene) "I just started crying."

Stunned. Her uncle, who died a prisoner of war in North Korea in 1951 was finally identified:

(Marlene) "Who could imagine that would happen?"

Sergeant 1st Class Steinberg's remains were flown to San Jose, California Tuesday. The Patriot Guard Riders accompanied the hearse. Buzz Bickham's group paying tribute:

(Bickham) "They don't grieve alone. And even after 62 years we want to make sure that that family knows that their loved one has not been forgotten."

Steinberg will be laid to rest with full military honors at Golden Gate National Cemetery Thursday. Buried next to his brothers.

Dave Anthony, FOX News Radio.