Medina vets made sure flags were at veterans’ graves for Memorial Day

Posted 28 May 2018 at 2:55 pm

Photos by Ginny Kropf

MEDINA – Veterans from the American Legion and VFW in Medina met at the VFW Saturday morning before leaving to place flags on the graves of veterans in five local cemeteries. Kneeling are, from left, Tony Vicknair, Veterans’ Service Director Earl Schmidt, E.L. “Tinker” Young, Ken Schaal and Jim Allport. Standing are Tom Walders, Dave Kusmierczak, Dave Barhite, Glenn Whitmore, Jim Freas, Johann Anderson, Dan Anderson, Mark Traxler and Steve Johnson.

Dave Kusmierczak, Jim Freas and Tony Vicknair place flags on the grave of veterans at Millville Cemetery on Saturday morning. This has been an annual tradition over Memorial Day weekend for many years. They also visited West Shelby, Shelby Basin, West Ridgeway and Bates Road cemeteries, as well as several smaller plots.

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