Former Kansas football All-American George MrKonic died on May 23 after a long battle with cancer. He was 81.
Leonard Monroe, Lawrence, a Korean War veteran, stands by the gravestone of his brother Raymond Monroe, a World War II veteran, during an American Legion Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 30 at Oak Hill Cemetery.
From left Lani Rothwell, her grandson, Zander Duran, and Timothy Rothwell, Lawrence, lay flowers at the gravestone of Timothy's father, WWII veteran Wilbur Rothwell, before a VFW Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 30, 2011 at Memorial Park Cemetery.
Austin Lang, Topeka, gives a thumbs up as he walks the rows of veterans' grave during an American Legion Memorial Day ceremony Monday, May 30, 2011 at Oak Hill Cemetery. Lang's grandfather, Dale Nitz, who served in WWI, is buried in the veterans' plot at Oak Hill.