WEST MONROE (KTVE/KARD) -- The family of a West Monroe veteran was presented a special flag by Senator David Vitter, (R) La., on Tuesday.
Marine Veteran Elzie Fitzgerald passed away on July 30th.
The ceremony took place at the pavilion at 7th Square with several members of his friends and family.
Fitzgerald served as a member of the Veterans Consolidated Rites Association and was active in getting the new War Veterans Cemetery in Rayville established.
On Tuesday, Vitter presented to Fitzgerald's wife a flag that was flown over the U.S. Capital in his honor.
Fitzgerald was also a long-time member of the West Monroe Lions Club and Shriners Club.
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