Memorial Day in Groveport

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Messenger photos by Rick Palsgrove
Alyssa Pfaub (left) of the Groveport Madison High School Marching Band plays “Taps” at the end of the Memorial Day ceremony in Groveport Cemetery on May 27. In the background is the rifle squad from American Legion Robert Dutro Post 486. Robert Dutro Post 486 hosted and presented the ceremony.
Veterans stand in prayer during the ceremony. Standing with them in prayer is U.S. Congressman Steve Stivers (left).
U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Gene Harmon placing the memorial wreath.
Boy Scout Ean Showman of Troop 71 places a flower on the grave of a veteran at the start of the ceremony. There are more than 140 veterans buried in the Groveport Cemetery.
The Groveport Madison High School Marching Band performed patriotic songs during the ceremony.

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