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November 12, 2012

Logansport man at 100 years old: The Grand Marshal

Marshal of today’s Veterans Day Parade turns 100

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LOGANSPORT —

He said there will be a gun salute, Taps and the National Anthem will be played by local high school bands before the procession to the Logansport City Building begins. 

Mayor Ted Franklin and Timothy Banter Sr., a 25-year Naval retiree, will be speaking in front of the City Building, Lowry said. 

Lowes was married to his late wife, Kathryn, for 75 years and has one son named Jim. Lowes worked as a salesman for Baker Specialty and Supply Company for 36 years.

Lowes said his family is coming to see him today and he is excited to see them. He said he is looking forward to the parade. 

“The purpose of Veterans Day is to honor all veterans and make sure younger residents know what veterans have done for this country,” Lowry said. “They deserve to be honored.”  

Amie Sites is a reporter at the Pharos-Tribune. She can be reached at 574-732-5150 or amie.sites@pharostribune.com.

What: Veterans Day Parade 

Where: Ceremony at Cass County Government Building, 200 Court Park before proceeding to the City Building, 601 E. Broadway 

When: Today, 10:15 a.m. 

Time of events: 

Parade line up 9:45 a.m. 

Ceremony at Cass County Government Building at 10:15 a.m. 

Program at the Logansport City Building at 11 a.m. 

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