Wednesday May 27 2009 comments Memorial Day in Lincoln By: by Karina Williams, Gold Country Media -A +A Many gravesites were covered in red, white and blue to honor past veterans. This gravesite at the Manzanita Cemetery in Lincoln is decorated for Wayne Reed, who was born on Aug.16, 1937 and died on July 15, 1988. Veterans and currently enlisted military, From left, Doug Bridgeman, Staff Sgt. Shawn Tostado, Sam Silvas, John Perkins, Mike Flores and Manuel Nevarez give a 21-gun salute at the Sheridan Cemetery on Memorial Day in honor of fallen solders. Manuel Nevarez leads the Honor Guard at First Street Cemetery as Color Guard members and Petty Officers Randy and Dina Flower walk behind as the services begin. Bud Duncan Jr., senior vice commander of American Legion Post 3010, places an American Flag on the Memorial at the Manzanita Cemetery. Jim and Joyce Bachman, of Lincoln have family buried at the Manzanita Cemetery and attend the Memorial Day Service there every year. A small group of supporters gathered at the First Street Cemetery for the Memorial Day services. Brandon Cuenca, 12, with Boy Scout Troop 160, performed Taps beautifully for the Memorial Day services at three local cemeteries. Barry Brake, left, a Semper Fi Association member, and Bob Bruce, commander of the American Legion Post 264, a Color Guard member, participate in the Memorial Day services at three local cemeteries. Bud Duncan Jr., Senior Vice Commander of the Lincoln American Legion post 3010, salutes the American flag with fellow veterans during the playing of ?Taps? at the Sheridan Cemetery.