A soldier with ties to Virginia City will be buried next week, instead of being married next month, as he had planned.
Staff Sgt. Bryan Bolander, 26, was on his fourth tour of duty in Baghdad when he was killed Tuesday from injuries suffered when his vehicle struck an IED, or improvised explosive device.
Bolander grew up in Southern California, his relatives said.
He is the son of Greg Bolander, stepson of Brenda Bolander, and the grandson of Jack and Dorothy Bolander, all of Virginia City.
Greg Bolander said his son was due to be back in the U.S. on …