Petersburg American Legion Post 334 hosted the annual Memorial Day service on Monday, May 30. Post Commander Hank Thieman welcomed those attending. Colors were advanced by Legion members and the Boy Scout troop. Amanda Ketteler, daughter of Randy and Margo Ketteler, sang the National Anthem.
During the service, eal Claar was recognized. Neal sustained serious injuries while serving in Afghanistan. “Neal has made a remarkable recovery, and we must always remember he was fighting for our country,” said Thieman. Claar is in the final stages of recovery. He said the support of the community, family and friends have helped tremendously.
More details in the June 1 Petersburg Press Print and Electronic Editions.