October 28, 2016

Standish honors veterans with Memorial Day Parade

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Veterans raise the flag at the Resurrection Cemetery in Standish May 27.
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The Arenac VFW’s John Harrow and Donald Rashott hold a short ceremony at the Resurrection Ceremony.
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Sandy Harrow, president of the VFW Auxiliary, places a marker at the flag at the Resurrection Cemetery.
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Veterans fire off a salute to their fallen comrades.
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A bugler plays “Taps” during a cemetery ceremony.
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Standish residents Dale Schmidt, Mary Lou Schmidt, Jeanine Wright and Diane Wright wait for the annual Standish Memorial Day Parade to start.
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A few Standish kids get ready for the Standish parade. Pictured are Gracie Calkins, 7, Tyne Grandchamp, 9, Zane Wilson, 8, and Amber Wilson, 15 along with dogs Lacey and Salsa.
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Veterans march down M-61 in the Memorial Day Parade.
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Members of the Standish-Sterling Central High School marching band play in the parade May 27.
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Standish fire trucks and a 1950s Red Cross truck participated in the Standish parade.
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The Sterling Area Fire Department had a truck in the parade.
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Veterans take their place during the Memorial Day ceremony following the parade at the county courthouse.
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Veterans lower a flag to half-mast during the ceremony.

STANDISH — Veterans and the public came out May 27 to honor those who have died during Memorial Day, with cemetery visits culminating in a parade down M-61.


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