Resch to serve as parade grand marshal

This year's Memorial Day parade grand marshal will be WWII veteran Francis (Buzzy) Resch. He was born in 1923, grew up in the area and attended Central Catholic High School, quitting after the 10th grade. He entered the U.S. Army on April 12, 1943, and attended Boot Camp in Fort Bliss, Texas. He was sent overseas and was in the third wave when he landed on Normandy beaches on June 9, 1944.