California High Speed Rail – Palmdale – Banner
Samuel Dixon – Rubber Ducky – 2015 – Banner
SCV Senior Center – Touch A Truck 2015 – Banner
Oakmont of Santa Clarita – Banner
Valencia Town Center – Farmer’s Market – Banner
Simply Taylored – Banner
All Americans Bail Bonds – Banner
Adage IT – Banner
Disneyland – Diamond Celebration – Banner
Green Convergence – Sun Power – Banner
IHOP – Banner
Nothing Bundt Cakes – Banner
Santa Clarita Transit – Dump the Pump – Banner
Beyond Harmony – Banner
AV Party Rental – Banner
Academy Swim Club – Banner
Bouquet Gardens – Banner
Olive Terrace Bar and Grill – Banner
Galpin Motors – Banner
College Of The Canyons – Banner
Union Bank – Banner
Newhall Land – 2015 – Banner
Action Family Counseling – Banner
Safety Town – Banner
Facey – Banner
Santa Clarita Autosound – Banner
Brent’s Carpet One – Banner
Santa Clarita Ballet – Little Mermaid – Banner
Gerard Cosmetics – Banner
Hugo Naturals – Banner
Patterson’s Collision Center – Banner
Newhall Land – Banner
It is forecast to be Clear at 7:00 PM PDT on June 01, 2015
Home » Santa Clarita News » Fallen Marine Honored

Fallen Marine Honored

suturmem1The funeral service for fallen Marine Pfc. Jake Suter, who was killed in Afghanistan last week, was held at Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on McBean Parkway.

The service was followed by a procession, which ended at Jake Kuredjian Park on Pico Canyon Road.  There a tent was set up for the family, while more than 200 residents paid their respects.

Patriot Guard Riders lead the procession to the park and lined both sides of the tent while the service was being held.

The Ventura Girlz, made up of local residents Molly and Lindsey Ryan and Hayley and Kelsey Smith, sang “Amazing Grace” to open the memorial and later sang “God Bless the USA.”

Congressman Buck McKeon and Santa Clarita City Councilman Bob Kellar spoke about the sacrifice Suter and his family had made for their country.

The All Veterans Burial Squad, which is made up of veterans from across the San Fernando Valley and accompanying areas, provided a 21-gun salute as well as the playing of taps.

A number of local servicemen dressed in their formal uniforms came to the memorial as well.

Michelle Unthank, Suter’s mother, was given a flag, which was flown over the Capitol, as well as Gold Star pins from the Blue Star Mothers of the Canyons.suturmem14

Parents of other fallen soldiers from Santa Clarita, including the parents of Spc. Ian Geleg who was killed in March, exchanged long hugs with Unthank and her husband.

The family said they will hold a private burial service out of state.




Fallen Marine Honored

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

About KHTS AM 1220

Academy Swim Club – News Banner
Hugo Naturals – News Banner
AV Party Rental – News Banner
Action Family Counseling – News Banner
All American Bail Bonds – News Banner
College Of The Canyons – News Banner
Beyond Harmony – News Banner
Olive Terrace Bar and Grill – Tile
Beyond Harmony – Tile
Broadscast – Tile
Galpin Motors – Tile
Oakmont of Santa Clarita – Tile
Newhall Land – Tile