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Ironwood honors the fallen

 

June 1, 2021

Tom LaVenture / Daily Globe

American Legion Auxiliary member Ashley Dennis is escorted by American Legion/USMC member Gary Kusz, in placing the Operation Enduring Freedom wreath during the Memorial Day service Monday at Riverside Cemetery in Ironwood. Other Auxiliary members and escorts placed wreaths to honor fallen service members from World War I through the present in addition to a Gold Star Mothers wreath. At right is Ironwood American Legion Post 5 Commander Mary Ann Bolich.

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD - The skies were bright and sunny for the Ironwood Memorial Day services that included a parade and ceremonies at the Veterans monument at Historic Depot Park and at Riverside Cemetery.

The event included veterans, auxiliary and other support from American Veterans (AMVETS), Disabled American Veterans, Marine Corps League, Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion Post 5.

"On this solemn occasion we are here to honor our veterans and veterans who have paid the ultimate price," said Mary Ann Bolich, commander of the Post 5 American L...



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