Three weeks late! First, I would like to thank the Coeur d’Alene Press and staff writer Devin Weeks for the excellent coverage of Wreaths Across America ceremony at Coeur d’Alene Memorial Gardens and Rathdrum Pinegrove cemeteries on Dec. 15.
As group fundraiser for Rathdrum, I would like to thank the following: City of Rathdrum, Ft. Sherman DAV Aux, Coeur d’Alene VFW Aux, Lt G Farragut DAR Coeur d’Alene, Rathdrum Grange, Seldnart LLC (Beckey Randles), Lakeland Immediate Care, Dianna H, Rathdrum Lions Club members R&Y Hallock, Judy Cooper, N&C Heitistuman, Barb Mclean, Patti Patterson, D&J Wilcox. American Legion Post 154 Dee Sasse, plus Fred Meckel and Anita Kronvall. Soloist Senea Haidari (National Anthem) and Holly McClure (God Bless America).
As past location leader, THANK YOU! Rathdrum Park & Rec, American Legion Post 154 Honor Guard and Chaplain Helen Kinder, John McMlure, Frank Bega, Fred Meckel, Dee Sasse, Lew Allert, Lonnie Morse, Shane Avriett, Terry Crawford, April Meckel and Anita Kronvall and all the people who helped lay the Veterans Wreaths.
LEROY C. KRONVALL
Maj. USAF, Retired