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<p>photos by KENNETH FRY</p><p>Breck Brammer places a finished Christmas wreath onto a wagon Saturday morning at Fairview Cemetery. The Crawford County Leadership Alumni Association organized the event to place the holiday wreaths on the graves of soliders buried at the historic cemetery in Van Buren.</p>

photos by KENNETH FRY

Breck Brammer places a finished Christmas wreath onto a wagon Saturday morning at Fairview Cemetery. The Crawford County Leadership Alumni Association organized the event to place the holiday wreaths on the graves of soliders buried at the historic cemetery in Van Buren.

<p>Christa Nishmuta finishes a wreath.</p>

Christa Nishmuta finishes a wreath.

<p>The Women’s Literary Club of Van Buren provided donuts for the volunteers. With a box of the goodies are Liz Balls (left) and Lynne Rotert. Sweet Bay furnished hot chocolate.</p>

The Women’s Literary Club of Van Buren provided donuts for the volunteers. With a box of the goodies are Liz Balls (left) and Lynne Rotert. Sweet Bay furnished hot chocolate.

<p>Placing a wreath at a tombstone are Kallie McMillan (left) and Daria Wiederkehr.</p>

Placing a wreath at a tombstone are Kallie McMillan (left) and Daria Wiederkehr.

<p>Terry Bogner and sister Tonia Fry helped at the event.</p>

Terry Bogner and sister Tonia Fry helped at the event.

<p>Melissa Wiederkehr and Joann Neal place a bow on a wreath.</p>

Melissa Wiederkehr and Joann Neal place a bow on a wreath.

<p>Bryson Rotert (left) and Grier Riffle pulled a wagon full of wreaths to be placed on the graves of the soldiers.</p>

Bryson Rotert (left) and Grier Riffle pulled a wagon full of wreaths to be placed on the graves of the soldiers.

<p>Hays Denny of Boy Scout Troop No. 16 in Alma assisted in placing wreaths at Fairview Cemetery.</p>

Hays Denny of Boy Scout Troop No. 16 in Alma assisted in placing wreaths at Fairview Cemetery.

<p>Vickie Davis was one of the many volunteers putting ribbons on wreaths.</p>

Vickie Davis was one of the many volunteers putting ribbons on wreaths.

<p>The Crawford County Leadership Alumni Association organized an effort to place Christmas wreaths on the graves of soliders buried at the historic Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren Saturday morning. Volunteers from throughout the community ralied to help with the effort.</p>

The Crawford County Leadership Alumni Association organized an effort to place Christmas wreaths on the graves of soliders buried at the historic Fairview Cemetery in Van Buren Saturday morning. Volunteers from throughout the community ralied to help with the effort.

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