Monday May 26 2008 comments Auburn remembers its Fallen Soldiers By: Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal -A +A Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalKristine Mason (R) and Mona Floyd (L) placed a wreath of flowers on the Auburn Area War Memorial Monday during ceremonies held for Memorial Day to honor veterans and fallen soldiers. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalWar veterans grave sites were decorated with small American Flags at each cemetery. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalA wreath was placed at the base of the Auburn Area War Memorial at the New Auburn Cemetery Monday during Memorial Day ceremonies. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalPenny Lucas (L) and Earl Montgomery members of the Auburn Area Color Guard, honored the areas fallen soldiers with a 21 gun salute. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalRichard "Doc" Bowen attended Monday's Memorial Day ceremonies. Bowen served in WWII as a medic in the 5th Marine Division and was in the battle of Iwo Jima. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalRetired Admiral Bonnie Potter led the ceremony at the New Auburn Cemetery, as various area leaders spoke. Michael Kirby/Auburn JournalA Memorial Day wreath was laid at the Auburn Area War Memorial at the New Auburn Cemetery during Monday's ceremonies. Don Roby played Amazing Grace on the Bagpipes as the service ended. A rifle and helmet symbolizing the fallen soldier stood nearby.