Honoring those who serve in Siouxland, Marcus

29 May

I went for a drive Sunday afternoon to get out and look around as spring moves into summer and the lure of bright, puffy clouds in a blue sky was also alluring. I drove a ways and ended up in Marcus, Iowa. I had visited this small community once before during a summer fair. The community was quiet, but decorated for honoring those who serve on Memorial Day. And these folks will honor those from their community and surrounding area who answered a call to serve their country. Every year, and other times throughout the year these people are honored. But sometimes on wonders if that is enough in recognizing their service.

Jerry Mennenga

Sioux City, Iowa

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