Memorial Day: It is never too late to honor our fallen troops

Bob Blevins, right, and Peter Kiser, left, lay a wreath upon the memorial to fallen members of the Meeker community during the Memorial Day observance held at Highland Cemetery on Monday morning. To the right is VFW Ladies Auxiliary member Dawn Jastrem, who assisted by carrying the wreath at both services on Monday. A good crowd gathered at the cemetery to observe the ceremony honoring those who gave their lives while in the Armed Forces in service to the United States.

Bob Blevins, right, and Peter Kiser, left, lay a wreath upon the memorial to fallen members of the Meeker community during the Memorial Day observance held at Highland Cemetery on Monday morning. To the right is VFW Ladies Auxiliary member Dawn Jastrem, who assisted by carrying the wreath at both services on Monday. A good crowd gathered at the cemetery to observe the ceremony honoring those who gave their lives while in the Armed Forces in service to the United States.
Bob Blevins, right, and Peter Kiser, left, lay a wreath upon the memorial to fallen members of the Meeker community during the Memorial Day observance held at Highland Cemetery on Monday morning. To the right is VFW Ladies Auxiliary member Dawn Jastrem, who assisted by carrying the wreath at both services on Monday. A good crowd gathered at the cemetery to observe the ceremony honoring those who gave their lives while in the Armed Forces in service to the United States.

Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5843, members of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary and members of the Meeker American Legion Post No. 74 marched in Highland Cemetery in Meeker to mark the beginning of the Memorial Day observance in Meeker. The ceremony was complete with laying a wreath on the memorial in the cemetery, a 21-gun salute and “Taps.”
Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 5843, members of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary and members of the Meeker American Legion Post No. 74 marched in Highland Cemetery in Meeker to mark the beginning of the Memorial Day observance in Meeker. The ceremony was complete with laying a wreath on the memorial in the cemetery, a 21-gun salute and “Taps.”
Rangely held two Memorial Day ceremonies—at the Veterans Memorial and at Rangely Cemetery on May 25—and one of the members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars to salute the flag was Rangely veteran Gary Hinaman.
Rangely held two Memorial Day ceremonies—at the Veterans Memorial and at Rangely Cemetery on May 25—and one of the members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars to salute the flag was Rangely veteran Gary Hinaman.
Bob Blevins, right, and Peter Kiser, left, lay a wreath upon the memorial to fallen members of the Meeker community during the Memorial Day observance held at Highland Cemetery on Monday morning. To the right is VFW Ladies Auxiliary member Dawn Jastrem, who assisted by carrying the wreath at both services on Monday. A good crowd gathered at the cemetery to observe the ceremony honoring those who gave their lives while in the Armed Forces in service to the United States.
Bob Blevins, right, and Peter Kiser, left, lay a wreath upon the memorial to fallen members of the Meeker community during the Memorial Day observance held at Highland Cemetery on Monday morning. To the right is VFW Ladies Auxiliary member Dawn Jastrem, who assisted by carrying the wreath at both services on Monday. A good crowd gathered at the cemetery to observe the ceremony honoring those who gave their lives while in the Armed Forces in service to the United States.