Among the observances of Memorial Day around the state was the annual Governor’s Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Statehouse, presided over this year by Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor.
Veronica Mora of Perrysburg lost her husband, Army Sgt. Arthur Mora Jr., to an explosion in Iraq in 2005. Mora now leads the Gold Star Wives of America’s Toledo chapter and spoke to the crowd about how Memorial Day means to her.