Images: Memorial Day events in the suburbs and around the country

 
 
Updated 5/25/2020 4:42 PM

Residents in the Chicago suburbs and from around the country celebrate the 2020 Memorial Day in various ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

World War II Army Air Corps veteran Ed Mampre, 96 of Elk Grove Village, waves as a Memorial Day drive-by parade passes by Monday to honor him and two other veterans.
  World War II Army Air Corps veteran Ed Mampre, 96 of Elk Grove Village, waves as a Memorial Day drive-by parade passes by Monday to honor him and two other veterans.
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World War II Army veteran John Lobenberg, 98, second from right, waves as a drive-by parade passes his Crest Avenue home Monday in Elk Grove Village.
  World War II Army veteran John Lobenberg, 98, second from right, waves as a drive-by parade passes his Crest Avenue home Monday in Elk Grove Village.
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Members of the classic car group "Those Guys" participated in a drive-by parade Monday to honor three WWII veterans in Elk Grove Village.
  Members of the classic car group "Those Guys" participated in a drive-by parade Monday to honor three WWII veterans in Elk Grove Village.
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World War II Army engineer Raymond Panek, 93, right, waves with his wife, Jackie Panek, during a drive-by parade Monday for WWII veterans in Elk Grove Village.
  World War II Army engineer Raymond Panek, 93, right, waves with his wife, Jackie Panek, during a drive-by parade Monday for WWII veterans in Elk Grove Village.
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South Elgin resident Jacquie Swanson pauses to take a photo of the veterans's memorial during a drive-through Memorial Day event at Bluff City Cemetery in Elgin on Monday. Swanson remembers her father, husband and cousin who served in the Army and have all passed away.
  South Elgin resident Jacquie Swanson pauses to take a photo of the veterans's memorial during a drive-through Memorial Day event at Bluff City Cemetery in Elgin on Monday. Swanson remembers her father, husband and cousin who served in the Army and have all passed away.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
A display of American flags was one element of Monday's drive-through Memorial Day event at Bluff City Cemetery in Elgin.
  A display of American flags was one element of Monday's drive-through Memorial Day event at Bluff City Cemetery in Elgin.
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Vehicles pass by the veteran's memorial during a drive-through Memorial Day event at Bluff City Cemetery in Elgin on Monday.
  Vehicles pass by the veteran's memorial during a drive-through Memorial Day event at Bluff City Cemetery in Elgin on Monday.
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A fife and drums corps plays as President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in a Memorial Day ceremony at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Monday, May 25, 2020, in Baltimore.
A fife and drums corps plays as President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in a Memorial Day ceremony at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Monday, May 25, 2020, in Baltimore.
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A motorcade of veterans stops outside the VA Medical Center as wreaths are lain beside memorial stones on the premises, Monday, May 25, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
A motorcade of veterans stops outside the VA Medical Center as wreaths are lain beside memorial stones on the premises, Monday, May 25, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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United States Marine Corps veteran John Kline wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus, pays his respects at the Korean War Memorial, in Philadelphia, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020.
United States Marine Corps veteran John Kline wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus, pays his respects at the Korean War Memorial, in Philadelphia, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020.
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A bugler plays Taps as a motorcade of veterans stops outside the VA Medical Center for a wreath laying ceremony beside memorial stones on the premises, Monday, May 25, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
A bugler plays Taps as a motorcade of veterans stops outside the VA Medical Center for a wreath laying ceremony beside memorial stones on the premises, Monday, May 25, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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Vietnam veteran Thomas Nienalt, wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus, salutes at the Vietnam War Memorial, in Philadelphia, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020.
Vietnam veteran Thomas Nienalt, wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus, salutes at the Vietnam War Memorial, in Philadelphia, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020.
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United States Marine Corps veteran Ralph Reilly and his wife Kathleen, wearing a protective face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, reads each of the names etched on the Vietnam War Memorial, in Philadelphia, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020.
United States Marine Corps veteran Ralph Reilly and his wife Kathleen, wearing a protective face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, reads each of the names etched on the Vietnam War Memorial, in Philadelphia, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020.
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Maureen O'Neill and her daughter Adalina, 8, wearing protective face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, make a rubbing of her uncle's friend's name at the Vietnam War Memorial, in Philadelphia, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020.
Maureen O'Neill and her daughter Adalina, 8, wearing protective face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, make a rubbing of her uncle's friend's name at the Vietnam War Memorial, in Philadelphia, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020.
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Vietnam Veteran Kitch Kichula, wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus, pays his respects at the at the Vietnam War Memorial, in Philadelphia, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020.
Vietnam Veteran Kitch Kichula, wearing a protective face mask as a precaution against the coronavirus, pays his respects at the at the Vietnam War Memorial, in Philadelphia, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020.
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Retired U.S. Navy Yeoman First Class Mark Stallins, left, consoles a woman after he played Taps at the gravesite of her relative at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Sheridan, Colo., Monday, May 25, 2020.
Retired U.S. Navy Yeoman First Class Mark Stallins, left, consoles a woman after he played Taps at the gravesite of her relative at Fort Logan National Cemetery in Sheridan, Colo., Monday, May 25, 2020.
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A woman places a rose on a tombstone for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020, at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery in Mims, Fla.
A woman places a rose on a tombstone for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020, at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery in Mims, Fla.
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Visitors crowd along a row of gravestones in Fort Logan National Cemetery Monday, May 25, 2020, in Sheridan, Colo.
Visitors crowd along a row of gravestones in Fort Logan National Cemetery Monday, May 25, 2020, in Sheridan, Colo.
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A woman and boy stand before a grave in the rain as they visit Cape Canaveral National Cemetery for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020 in Mims, Fla.
A woman and boy stand before a grave in the rain as they visit Cape Canaveral National Cemetery for Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020 in Mims, Fla.
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A visitor walks among the gravestones at Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Monday, May 25, 2020, during Memorial Day in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
A visitor walks among the gravestones at Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Monday, May 25, 2020, during Memorial Day in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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Retired U.S. Navy Yeaoman First Class Mark Stallins performs "Taps" at a gravesite in Fort Logan National Cemetery during Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020, in Sheridan, Colo.
Retired U.S. Navy Yeaoman First Class Mark Stallins performs "Taps" at a gravesite in Fort Logan National Cemetery during Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2020, in Sheridan, Colo.
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World War II era planes form a missing-man formation as they make a Memorial Day flyover at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Monday, May 25, 2020. Public Memorial Day events at the cemetery were canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
World War II era planes form a missing-man formation as they make a Memorial Day flyover at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Monday, May 25, 2020. Public Memorial Day events at the cemetery were canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A United States flag is placed beside a gravestone at Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Monday, May 25, 2020, during Memorial Day in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
A United States flag is placed beside a gravestone at Cypress Hills National Cemetery, Monday, May 25, 2020, during Memorial Day in the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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A woman sits among headstones during a Memorial Day visit at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Monday, May 25, 2020. Public Memorial Day events at the cemetery were canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A woman sits among headstones during a Memorial Day visit at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Monday, May 25, 2020. Public Memorial Day events at the cemetery were canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A man sits among headstones during a Memorial Day visit at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Monday, May 25, 2020. Public Memorial Day events at the cemetery were canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A man sits among headstones during a Memorial Day visit at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, Monday, May 25, 2020. Public Memorial Day events at the cemetery were canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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A man wears a face mask as he and others visit the Vietnam Memorial on Memorial Day in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2020.
A man wears a face mask as he and others visit the Vietnam Memorial on Memorial Day in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2020.
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A man wears a face mask as he and others visit the Vietnam Memorial on Memorial Day in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2020.
A man wears a face mask as he and others visit the Vietnam Memorial on Memorial Day in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2020.
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A boy wears a mask as he visits the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall on Memorial Day in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2020
A boy wears a mask as he visits the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall on Memorial Day in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2020
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A man wears a mask as he visits the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall on Memorial Day in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2020.
A man wears a mask as he visits the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the National Mall on Memorial Day in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2020.
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A man stands amongst memorial headstones on Memorial Day at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Mich., Monday, May 25, 2020.
A man stands amongst memorial headstones on Memorial Day at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Mich., Monday, May 25, 2020.
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