Marking memories on Memorial Day

Local veterans groups pay tribute to fallen soldiers during events at cemeteries.

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June 1, 2021 - 9:38 AM

American Legion, VFW and Auxiliary members prepare to lay memorial wreaths at Highland Cemetery in Iola. Photo by Vickie Moss / Iola Register

Pastor Steve Traw delivered the Memorial Day address at Highland Cemetery in Iola on Monday. The American Legion Honor Guard from Moran delivered a 21-gun salute at the Iola cemetery and others, including LaHarpe.

The American Legion Honor Guard from Moran delivers a 21-gun salute. Photo by Richard Luken / Iola Register
Pastor Steve Traw delivers the Memorial Day address at Highland Cemetery in Iola. Photo by Vickie Moss / Iola Register
Kelby and Jeava Cummings decorate the graves of veterans with flags at the Yates Center Graceland Cemetery on Friday, May 28. Photo by Trevor Hoag / Iola Register
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