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Published: 5/26/2014


Perrysburg's parade: Memorial Day honored

Thousands of people gathered in downtown Perrysburg for the start of the Memorial Day Parade that wound its way to the Fort Meigs Cemetery on Monday, May 27, 2014. The memorials included a 21-gun salute in honor of the area's veterans. CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE AND START SLIDESHOW

The Zenobia Lancers ride in the Memorial Day parade. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Zenobia Lancers ride in the Memorial Day parade.
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Jamie Weidner, from left, daughter Johni Weidner, 9, husband Jamie Weidner, Nicholas Pett, 11, with parents Amy Pett, and father David Pett, stand for the raising of the flag. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Jamie Weidner, from left, daughter Johni Weidner, 9, husband Jamie Weidner, Nicholas Pett, 11, with parents Amy Pett, and father ...
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Drew Tompkins of Morenci, Michigan, left, and Robert May of Perrysburg, place a wreath.  The men are Civil War re-enactors. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Drew Tompkins of Morenci, Michigan, left, and Robert May of Perrysburg, place a wreath. The men are Civil War re-enactors.
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U.S. Army veteran John Parrish of Perrysburg, waves to spectators.  Parrish, who served in Korea, is a member of American Legion Post 28 and commander of VFW Post 6170.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo U.S. Army veteran John Parrish of Perrysburg, waves to spectators. Parrish, who served in Korea, is a member of ...
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Marine Cpl. Bob Romaker, 87, salutes during the playing of the National Anthem. Corporal Romaker, 88, served at Iwo Jima during World War II. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Marine Cpl. Bob Romaker, 87, salutes during the playing of the National Anthem. Corporal Romaker, 88, served at Iwo Jima ...
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Julianne Schramm, 9, left, tries to block the parade sounds as Marissa Engel, 9, center, and Ashley Miller, 9. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Julianne Schramm, 9, left, tries to block the parade sounds as Marissa Engel, 9, center, and Ashley Miller, 9.
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The Perrysburg High School Marching Band performs. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Perrysburg High School Marching Band performs.
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Grace Herron 9, of Perrysburg, is adorned with flags as she rides her bike. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Grace Herron 9, of Perrysburg, is adorned with flags as she rides her bike.
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Patricia Gaffney, with son Alexander Gaffney, 4, of Perrysburg, bows her head in prayer. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Patricia Gaffney, with son Alexander Gaffney, 4, of Perrysburg, bows her head in prayer.
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Melanie Teachout of Sylvania, left, and her sister, April Rector of Perrysburg, wave to participants. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Melanie Teachout of Sylvania, left, and her sister, April Rector of Perrysburg, wave to participants.
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The Perrysburg High School band performs. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Perrysburg High School band performs.
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Marine Cpl. Bob Romaker, left, and retired Gunnery Sgt. Juan Artiaga, prepare to raise the flag. Corporal Romaker, 88, served at Iwo Jima during World War II. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Marine Cpl. Bob Romaker, left, and retired Gunnery Sgt. Juan Artiaga, prepare to raise the flag. Corporal Romaker, 88, served ...
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Aaron Polaff, 13, center, plays his trombone with the Perrysburg Junior High School band. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Aaron Polaff, 13, center, plays his trombone with the Perrysburg Junior High School band.
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]Miranda Van Hoozen, 18, of Perrysburg, leads the Perrysburg Twirling Sophisticats down Louisiana Avenue. Enlarge | Buy This Photo ]Miranda Van Hoozen, 18, of Perrysburg, leads the Perrysburg Twirling Sophisticats down Louisiana Avenue.
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Richi St. Jean, 14, from left, David Fox, 13, (behind Richi) and Matt Fox, 17, wave flags as they ride on The Rotary Club of Perrysburg float. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Richi St. Jean, 14, from left, David Fox, 13, (behind Richi) and Matt Fox, 17, wave flags as they ride ...
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Zach Johnson of Perrysburg rides with a 1904 Russell steam engine. He is with the Five Point Steam Threshers. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Zach Johnson of Perrysburg rides with a 1904 Russell steam engine. He is with the Five Point Steam Threshers.
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U.S. Army veteran John Parrish of Perrysburg, waves to spectators.  Parrish, who served in Korea, is a member of American Legion Post 28 and commander of VFW Post 6170.  Enlarge | Buy This Photo U.S. Army veteran John Parrish of Perrysburg, waves to spectators. Parrish, who served in Korea, is a member of ...
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Bob Peeler, from left, Art Sobczak, Jack Shaffer, Bill King, Frank Brahier, and Eugene Mishka, members of American Legion Post 28 in Perrysburg, fire a rifle salute. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Bob Peeler, from left, Art Sobczak, Jack Shaffer, Bill King, Frank Brahier, and Eugene Mishka, members of American Legion Post ...
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