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Lossing memorial dedicated

Patriot Guard riders mounted on motorcycles from around the area rode into Blackduck's Lakeview Cemetery where the statue and marker to Clarence Lossing, who died in Viet Nam was dedicated to him and all veterans in ceremonies Aug. 21.1 / 4
Facing the crowd of some 200 people attending dedication ceremonies, more than 30 bikers in the Patriot Guard riders holding American flags offered a colorful background as speakers told of the life and death of Clarence Lossing.2 / 4
Some of the 200 or more attending the memorial dedication honoring veterans buried at the cemetery included Lossing's brother, Loren, and members of Blackduck American Legion Post 372, who organized the observance.3 / 4
Paying respects to one of their own, eight Viet Nam veterans who served with Clarence Lossing stand during the hour-long ceremony marking the dedication of a statue and marker honoring him and all 300 or more veterans buried at Lakeview Cemetery.4 / 4