Dying WWII vet may get to be with wife in nursing home

January 20, 2016 8:09 PM

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PUEBLO, Colo. — An anonymous donor wants to help a World War II paratrooper dying of cancer spend his last days with his wife in a Colorado nursing home that’s not approved by the Veterans Administration.

The 92-year-old Elmer Melchi (Mel-KAI), who jumped into Normandy on D-Day, is in hospice care, while June Melchi, who has dementia, is at a nursing home in Pueblo.

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