Memorial Day services honor fallen heroes

FLYING FLAGS–can be seen at many cemeteries throughout Baraga County after Memorial Day services were held on Sunday, May 29, and Monday, May 30. Many community members came out to honor, remember and pay tribute.

by Melissa Newland
Memorial Day services were held at local cemeteries throughout Baraga County this past weekend to commemorate “all departed warriors, men and women, who so proudly served their country, valiantly defending the principles of justice, freedom and democracy in all of our country’s conflicts and wars.” Cemetery Military Honors for Herman, Pequaming, Aura and Skanee were all done Sunday, May 29, 2022 starting at 10 a.m. in Herman, 10:45 in Pequaming, 11:15 in Aura and at 12:15 a.m. in Skanee by the Foucault Funke Post 444 Baraga American Legion. Many community members were out and about paying tribute to those fallen and hearing the history of what Memorial Day means and its origins by Joseph O’Leary. To read more, subscribe to the L’Anse Sentinel online, or buy a print copy at our local retailers.