Ceremonies at King, Spooner and Union Grove

Contact:

Carla Vigue, Director at (608) 266-0517

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MADISON — The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs today announced Memorial Day observances at the state’s three Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemeteries.

The theme of this year’s Memorial Day ceremonies is Remembering WWI in observation of the centennial of World War I. Ceremonies will include guest speakers, special music and a ceremonial rifle salute. Details in the links below.

Veterans, their families, and the public are invited to attend. Ceremonies are as follows:

Saturday, May 27th at 1:00 p.m.
Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
N4063 Veterans Way, Spooner (just off Highway 53)
Featured speakers: State Senator Janet Bewley and Elizabeth Benn, Council on Veterans Programs

Sunday, May 28th at 11:00 a.m.
Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
21731 Spring Street, Union Grove (adjacent to the Wisconsin Veterans Home)
Featured speakers: Governor Scott Walker, U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin, Speaker of the Wisconsin State Assembly Robin Vos and U.S. Navy Command Master Chief Shawn Isbell

Monday, May 29th at 10:30 a.m.*
Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery
N2665 County Road QQ, King
Featured speakers: State Representative Kevin Peterson and Wisconsin Veterans Museum Director Michael Telzrow
*a short lakeside service will take place at the Marden Center at 9:30 a.m.

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