Memorial Day service at Forest Hill Cemetery in Duluth

VFW Post #137 held a modified service at Forest Hill Cemetery on Monday morning. The service is usually overflowing with people but saw less than 100 this year with about a third of them donning face coverings. 

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Brad Rauzi, a captain in the U.S. Army Reserve, took a knee at the Forest Hill Cemetery on Memorial Day while remembering his Uncle and Father who both served in the military and have since passed on.
A woman sat at a distance to watch the modified Memorial Day service at Forest Hill Cemetery on Monday morning.
Members of the Duluth honor guard out stretched their arms to ensure they stood six feet apart during the modified Memorial Day service at Forest Hill Cemetery on Monday morning.
(Left) Allen Young and Mark Wasserbauer, VFW Post 137 Commander and Vice Commander, respectively, bowed their heads in a moment of silence during a modified Memorial Day service at Forest Hill Cemetery on Monday morning.
While some people chose to wear masks and social distance at the Memorial Day service, others chose to stand close to one another with no face coverings.
Members of the Duluth honor guard performed a 21-gun salute during a modified Memorial Day service at Forest Hill Cemetery on Monday morning.
James Greenfield stood at attention during the playing of "Taps" by a member of the Duluth honor guard during a modified Memorial Day service at Forest Hill Cemetery on Monday morning. Greenfield spent 37 years in the U.S. Air Force and retired as a Chief Master Seargant.
Brad Rauzi, a captain in the U.S. Army Reserve, stood at attention during the performance of "Taps" at Forest Hill Cemetery on Memorial Day while remembering his Uncle and Father who both served in the military and have since passed on.
Nancy and Lynn Duncan sat at a distance to watch the modified Memorial Day service at Forest Hill Cemetery on Monday morning.
Carol Anderson visited the grave of her son, Scott Douglas, at Forest Hill Cemetery on Memorial Day. Scott served in the 148th Fighter Wing in the Minnesota Air National Guard.
Carol and Paul Anderson held each other as they walked away after visiting the grave of their son, Scott Douglas, at Forest Hill Cemetery on Memorial Day. Scott served in the 148th Fighter Wing in the Minnesota Air National Guard.
Flags were placed along the tomb stones of veterans and their spouses in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Duluth, MN for Memorial Day.
Flags were placed along the tomb stones of veterans and their spouses in the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Duluth, MN for Memorial Day.
Clarence R Manz sat in front of the tombstone of his wife, Sharon, at the Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Duluth, MN on Monday morning. Sharon passed away on December 31, 2018 at the age of 70 from a rare degenerative brain disease. The couple met in a coffee shop in a Walgreens on the East End of Duluth in the fall 1967 and were married the next spring. Clarence served eight years in the air force and fought in Northern Thailand during the Vietnam War.