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Itasca celebrates anniversaries at Memorial Day Parade

Published: Friday, May 30, 2014 10:39 a.m. CDT
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Don Oberg (center), an original member of the Itasca Park District Board of Commissioners from 1964, celebrates with his family at the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday in Itasca. The park district celebrated its 50th anniversary by serving as one of the parade's grand marshals.
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Itasca Lions Club participates in the annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday in Itasca. In honor of the group's 75th anniversary, they served as one of the parade's grand marshals.

ITASCA – Itasca's annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday honored fallen veterans and celebrated the anniversary of two organizations in town.

The Itasca Park District and Lions Club marked their 50th and 75th anniversaries, respectively, by serving as co-grand marshals of the parade.

One of the park district's original commissioners Don Oberg attended the parade with his family.

Following the parade, a memorial service led by VFW Post 5167 took place at Usher Park in Itasca.

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