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Monday ceremony honors Marenisco's fallen veterans


June 1, 2022

P.J. Glisson/Daily Globe

SHOWING RESPECT during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Monday's Memorial Day service at Marenisco Township Cemetery are, from left, Bruce Mahler, chaplain of American Legion Post 523; John Zorich, post commander; and Kelly Dunbar, the main speaker and a township trustee. In front of the gazebo is a Battlefield Cross, which consists of an upside down rifle, soldier's helmet and boots, as a means of showing respect to all fallen soldiers.


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MARENISCO TOWNSHIP - A Memorial Day ceremony proceeded unhampered at Marenisco Township Cemetery despite the threat of storm clouds.

American Legion Post 523 hosted the service led by Commander John Zorich, who thanked everyone who participated and attended.

Kelly Dunbar, a member of the Marenisco Township Board of Trustees, provided the main address.

Although most Memorial Day speakers are veterans, Dunbar provided a unique twist in giving voice to the more than 99% of Americans who have not joined U.S. Armed Forces but who benefit from those who do...

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