Ethan Claude, 13, lays a wreath Friday at St. Mary's Cemetery in Willmar as his brothers Andy, 11, left, and Roger, 8, look on. The Boys Scouts, with Pack 432 of Willmar, were helping Ron Mackedanz lay wreaths at local gravesites. Tribune photo by Ron Adams
Vietnam veteran seeks funds for memorial Christmas wreaths
WILLMAR -- Last year, Vietnam War veteran Ron Mackedanz of Kandiyohi placed about 120 donated Christmas wreaths at gravesites of fallen soldiers from Kandiyohi County.
This year, with the help of donations from churches, individuals and organizations, Mackedanz hopes to buy and place 500 wreaths at gravesites of the county's fallen soldiers.
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