Colfax observes fallen veterans on Memorial Day

Ceremony graced with one of the largest attendance turn-outs to date


Olivia Harnack | The Gazette

Singers Craig and Kristina Wilson perform "America the Beautiful" during the Memorial Day Ceremony.

COLFAX - Warm and sunny weather shed some light on the somber mood Monday, May 30, as locals gathered for the Remember and Honor Memorial Day Ceremony at the Colfax Cemetery. Over eighty locals surrounded the VFW War Memorial to pay respects to the fallen 309 veterans buried at Colfax Cemetery.

"Today was one of the largest crowds we've had in the past 23 years that I have been doing this," said Event Coordinator and Colfax Funeral Director Craig Corbeill. "I think the cemetery looks especially beautiful this year, and it takes a lot of hard work to get it to look this way, and we are esp...

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