February 8, 2016

Memorial Day in Arenac County

Many gather to honor those who have served our country.

Kevin Drescher
Traffic is snarls in the streets of down town Standish on Monday. Many drivers where heading south on US-23 as they head home after the holiday weekend.
Kevin Drescher
Members of the Standish VFW and American Legion Posts march through downtown Standish during their Memorial Day Parade on Monday. The parade was short and only consisted of the veterans and the members of the Women's Auxiliary.
Kevin Drescher
People watch the members of the Standish VFW and American Legion posts conduct their Memorial Day Ceremony at the Alger Cemetery, in Alger on Monday. Onlookers had to wait for lightning and rain to pass, before the ceremony started.
Kevin Drescher
Members of the Standish VFW post and Standish American Legion post, pay tribute to fallen heroes at the Alger Cemetery in Alger on Monday, during one of their many memorial day cemetery visits. They visited every cemetery in the county to honor fallen veterans.
Kevin Drescher
Joe Gudobba commander of the Standish American Legion Post, and Marty Metiva Chapel of the Standish VFW Post, lower the flag to half mast at the Alger Cemetery. Pictured in the fore front is the grave of World War two Vet Marvin C Seder, who passed away in 2005.

ALGER — The VFW and American Legion stop by the Alger Cemetery on Monday in Alger to honor fallen war heroes. The veterans then traveled to downtown Standish to hold a short parade.

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