Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal Kristine 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 Journal War veterans grave sites were decorated with small American Flags at each cemetery.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal A 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 Journal Penny 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 Journal Richard "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 Journal Retired Admiral Bonnie Potter led the ceremony at the New Auburn Cemetery, as various area leaders spoke.
Michael Kirby/Auburn Journal A 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.