Memorial Day 2006: Honoring those who served and their families

Patrick Fisher, Staff Writer

Memorial Day is a day to honor not only those who lost their lives in service for the United States, but to also honor their families.

That was the message from Senior Master Sgt. Linda Dvorak (retired) of the Minnesota Air National Guard, main speaker at New Prague’s annual observance of the national holiday on Monday at the Veterans Memorial in Memorial Park. Her speech came near the end of a morning of events where families and area veterans honored comrades.

The day began at 9 a.m.

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