Celina native LaVern Pax is shown on Memorial Day in 1958 walking guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier prior to interment of remains from World War II and the Korean War. Pax, who spent his early years in Celina before the family moved to St. Marys, will lay wreaths during two ceremonies at the landmark Arlington National Cemetery this Memorial Day weekend.
Celina native LaVern Pax will spend Memorial Day at a place he knows very well - the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. He cannot think of a better place to celebrate freedom and salute the brave men and women who served their country in good times and bad. [More