By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 


Kimball Remembers Its Veterans On Memorial Day


June 1, 2023

Daria Anderson-Faden

Jayden Paxton, left, played taps at Kimball Cemetery on Memorial Day to honor veterans who died during the previous year. Emma Patterson sang the national anthem to start the ceremony.

A solemn ceremony honoring those who died in the service of their country was held Monday, Memorial Day, at the Kimball Cemetery.

About 125 people attended the event, which began with 2023 graduate Emma Patterson singing the national anthem, Mayor John Morrison saying a few words of welcome, and Randy Bohac providing the beginning prayer and benediction.

VFW member Larry Engstrom raised the flag to full staff, and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary placed a wreath to honor all those who served in the military.

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