Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony
for "Detroit's Own - Polar Bears"
(339th Infantry Regiment, U.S. Army, World War I )

White Chapel Memorial Cemetery
Troy, Michigan

29 May 2000

The Color Guards get their flags crossed.

Oz Grobbel at the podium.

This year marked the 70th anniversary of the Polar Bear Monument
dedication on May 30, 1930.

A fine turnout on a beautiful day.


Additional Photos:
A group shot of the Grobbel Clan
The late Bob Grobbel and his wife Judy

View photos from other Memorial Day Ceremonies at White Chapel Cemetery:

27 May 2002
28 May 2001

View photos from the "Polar Bears" Plaque Dedication Ceremony at the Detroit Zoo (10 Nov 2001)

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Last revised: 06 July 2002
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