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Published: 5/26/2013 - Updated: 1 year ago


2013 Memorial Day parade and service

The annual Memorial Day parade was held Saturday, May 25, 2013, in downtown Toledo. Part of the ceremony included a memorial service at the Civic Center Mall. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

The annual Memorial Day parade is lead by the Toledo Police Department's motorcycle unit. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The annual Memorial Day parade is lead by the Toledo Police Department's motorcycle unit.
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Members of the United States Marine Corps carry the flags during the Memorial Day parade. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Members of the United States Marine Corps carry the flags during the Memorial Day parade.
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The Toledo Police Department's honor guard. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Toledo Police Department's honor guard.
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The Lucas County Sheriff department's honor guard. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Lucas County Sheriff department's honor guard.
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Grand Marshalls for the parade are U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Charles Bright, left, and Senior Chief Petty Officer Jay Galazin. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Grand Marshalls for the parade are U.S. Coast Guard Lt. Cmdr. Charles Bright, left, and Senior Chief Petty Officer ...
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Joshua, 4, left, and Rebekah Childress, 9, of Toledo watch as an Army vehicle moves past. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Joshua, 4, left, and Rebekah Childress, 9, of Toledo watch as an Army vehicle moves past.
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Brittnie Childress, 9, of Toledo, waves after the Springfield H.S. band passed. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Brittnie Childress, 9, of Toledo, waves after the Springfield H.S. band passed.
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UAW Local 12's Veterans Committee was one of many civic groups in the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Photo UAW Local 12's Veterans Committee was one of many civic groups in the parade.
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Watching the parade along Summit Street are, from left and front: Sandy Lyell, Pam Brenneman, Betty Solener, and her sister-in-law Cindy Solener, all of Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Watching the parade along Summit Street are, from left and front: Sandy Lyell, Pam Brenneman, Betty Solener, and her sister-...
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Bowsher High School band bass drummer Dorian Law. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bowsher High School band bass drummer Dorian Law.
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Jonyce Garth, 8, left, and her aunt Anita Rivas, after the miniature cars of the Zenobia Shriners performed in front of them. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Jonyce Garth, 8, left, and her aunt Anita Rivas, after the miniature cars of the Zenobia Shriners performed in front ...
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U.S.A.F. Vietnam veteran Roger Ramirez, of Holland, who served in a rescue unit, left, and his grandson Drew Homan, 11, of Toledo, at the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Photo U.S.A.F. Vietnam veteran Roger Ramirez, of Holland, who served in a rescue unit, left, and his grandson ...
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American flags are distributed along the route on Jackson Avenue. Enlarge | Buy This Photo American flags are distributed along the route on Jackson Avenue.
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The Anthony Wayne band in performs in the parade downtown. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Anthony Wayne band in performs in the parade downtown.
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Tyniyah Thomas, 7, left, and her grandfather Lloyd Blake, both of Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Tyniyah Thomas, 7, left, and her grandfather Lloyd Blake, both of Toledo.
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Danaiya Witcher, 7, left, and her sister Danijha, 8, along the parade route. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Danaiya Witcher, 7, left, and her sister Danijha, 8, along the parade route.
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The Perrysburg H.S. band was one of the area schools represented in the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Perrysburg H.S. band was one of the area schools represented in the parade.
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Noah Thompson, 2, and dad Marshall Thompson watch the parade. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Noah Thompson, 2, and dad Marshall Thompson watch the parade.
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Randy Klaus of Toledo, salutes the flag as it passes him in the parade. Klaus served in the U.S. Navy from 1960-1975, and was serving on the USS Randolph, the primary recovery ship for John Glenn after his-and the U.S.'s-first orbital flight, in February, 1962. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Randy Klaus of Toledo, salutes the flag as it passes him in the parade. Klaus served in the U.S....
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Todd Hagemeyer of Toledo, with his son Josh, 2, and dog Moses. At right, standing, is Roger Phillips, 4, also of Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Todd Hagemeyer of Toledo, with his son Josh, 2, and dog Moses. At right, standing, is Roger Phillips, 4, also of Toledo.
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Terry Smith, of Woodville, at the memorial on the Civic Center Mall in Toledo. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Terry Smith, of Woodville, at the memorial on the Civic Center Mall in Toledo.
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Part of the memorial service tableau. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Part of the memorial service tableau.
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Marine Sgt. Steven Kosinski salutes as the flag is raised at the beginning of the memorial service. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Marine Sgt. Steven Kosinski salutes as the flag is raised at the beginning of the memorial service.
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Toledo Mayor Mike Bell, left, and city council president Paula Hicks-Hudson with flowers for fallen veterans. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Toledo Mayor Mike Bell, left, and city council president Paula Hicks-Hudson with flowers for fallen veterans.
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Korean War veteran Edward A. Auerbach, a member of the Korean War Veterans Association Chapter # 131, salutes after placing a wreath in remembrance of the Korean War dead. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Korean War veteran Edward A. Auerbach, a member of the Korean War Veterans Association Chapter # 131, salutes after placing ...
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Gold Star Wives of America Sandra Hensley, of Holland, left, accompanies Veronica Mora and her son Topher Mora, 7, as they place a wreath during the ceremony. Topher is carrying photos of his late father, Sgt. Arthur Mora, U.S.Army. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Gold Star Wives of America Sandra Hensley, of Holland, left, accompanies Veronica Mora and her son Topher Mora, 7, as ...
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Heroes in Action members Kim Sheehan, left, and Dawn Heisler, both of Toledo, carry a wreath to place at the memorial site. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Heroes in Action members Kim Sheehan, left, and Dawn Heisler, both of Toledo, carry a wreath to place at the memorial site.
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Lt. Cmdr. Charles Bright, U.S.C.G., speaks at the memorial. He and Senior Chief Petty Officer Jay Galazin were the grand marshalls of this year's parade. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Lt. Cmdr. Charles Bright, U.S.C.G., speaks at the memorial. He and Senior Chief Petty Officer Jay Galazin ...
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Veronica Mora and her son Topher Mora, 7,  left, and daughter Celina Mora, 9, during the service. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Veronica Mora and her son Topher Mora, 7, left, and daughter Celina Mora, 9, during the service.
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