Dawn Bastian, along with Dian Clark, places roses on graves of fallen veterans to the song “Faded Coat of Blue” during the Clarkston Memorial Day Service at Lakeview Cemetery. They were dressed in 19th century black veils and gowns, as mourners did after the Civil War. Photos by Phil Custodio
A crowd gathered in Depot Park and Lakeview Cemetery, Monday, to kick off the summer season with a Memorial Day Service, hosted by American Legion Post 63 of Clarkston.
The Post 63 Honor Guard led a march, including veterans, Terry Shelswell’s military vehicles, and the Clarkston High School Marching band, from the park to the cemetery. The ceremony was in memory of fallen veterans, and to honor all those who served.