Post 572, Parma, Ohio, honors first commander 1945-1946

Joseph J. Jacubic Post 572 - Parma, OH

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Commander Post 572 (left) Tony Kessler, Mike Zaredecky (center) Commander 13th District Dave Donaldson

On Wednesday, July 19, American Legion Post 572 honored Mike Zaredecky, 99 years old, Army veteran and Post 572's first commander from 1945-1946, also with 72 years' continued service as an American Legion member. Mike also served as a deputy bailiff for the Parma courts.
Mike was taken from his home and given an escort by the Parma Police and 35 Legion Riders from various posts. He was honored with a dinner and awards from the post commander, Tony Kessler, and 13th District Ohio Commander David Donaldson.

Submitted by:
James Lockyer, Post 572 historian and 13th District historian

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