Memorial Day at Grand View

Published May 28, 2018 / by Steve Berentson

Among Memorial Day events in the Anacortes area today was a ceremony at Grand View Cemetery, hosted by American Legion Post #13. About three dozen people attended the event, which featured remarks by Walter Garland and songs led by Betsy Mosely. Others among those pictured here are Pat and Betty Mooney, Bob Wentworth, Brad and Annabelle Fox, Larry Collings, Chuck Tollefson, Gary Walter and Ken and Anita Holzemer.

 

About Steve Berentson
A fourth generation Skagit County native who was moved kicking and screaming from this island community in 1960. I finally reclaimed an Anacortes address in 1980, and I have been in constant celebration of my return since that time. Many of us who call Anacortes home love Fidalgo Island for its natural assets: among them are rugged beaches, pristine lakes, thousands of acres of forestland and some awesome views of the Skagit Valley and surrounding islands. Another element of my love affair with this community is its people, both natives and immigrants. They will “star” in many of my journal entries.

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