Farmington honors veterans who gave all
Crowd gathers to remember the fallen
A large crowd of all ages gathered at the Corinthian Cemetery in Farmington for Memorial Day ceremonies May 28.
Rev. Jamie Thompson led prayer, and speakers included Farmington Mayor Todd Larson, Annette Kuyper, military outreach director with the Minnesota Veterans Affairs Department, and Maj. Kent Porter, president of the Minnesota National Guard Association and executive officer of the First Battalion, 151st Field Artillery.
The event, sponsored by the Farmington VFW Sypal/Lundgren Post 7662 and theClifford Larson American Legion Post 189, Farmington, included the traditional reading of “In Flanders Field,” and Farmington High School band students punctuated the service with patriotic music.