Marenisco celebrates Memorial Day with public ceremony

 

May 27, 2020

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

CATHERINE BAKER, 15, of Marenisco, plays "Taps" on her trumpet at the conclusion of a Memorial Day service at the Marenisco Township Cemetery in Marenisco.

By P.J. GLISSON

[email protected]

MARENISCO - Despite the threat of thunderstorms, a Monday morning Memorial Day service took place at the Marenisco Township Cemetery with nothing but sunshine.

Members of American Legion Post 523 took charge of the service, which was pared back slightly due to state restrictions regarding COVID-19.

After the Pledge of Allegiance and a piped-in version of the National Anthem, Commander John Zorich addressed the crowd.

"We are gathered here today to remember the 1.3 million-plus who have died since the Civil War while wearing a uniform," he said.

Zoric...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 
 
Rangeland Real Estate

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 10/25/2020 12:12