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Memorial Day VFW ceremony honors those lost in service to their country
The Sandy Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4273 held a Memorial Day Service at Fir Hill/Scandinavian Cemetery on University Avenue on Monday, May 30.
The ceremony drew about 75 attendees who paused to honor and remember those who gave their lives in military service to the United States. Senior Vice Commander Allen Anderson led the half-hour service, which included a special prayer for the fallen and their families by VFW Chaplain Jim Mitchell.
VFW Post 4273 leaders also placed a wreath and flowers on the grave of United States Navy and Korean War Veteran Alan L. Gunderson, who was a past commander for the post.