Memorial Day Ceremonies

Memorial Day Ceremonies

Monday, May 29, 2023 (9:00 AM - 11:30 AM) (CDT)


Memorial Day Program – Clintonville, WI - Monday, May 29th, 2023 

Master of Ceremonies: Jim Carmody, 1st Vice Commander, American Legion Post # 63 Officer of the Day: William Werth, Commander, American Legion Post # 63 Keynote Speaker: Navy Veteran Jim Vissers, served seven years on the USS Wasp Gold Star Mother:Beth Karlson (Mother of Warren S. Hansen, killed in Mosul, Iraq, Nov 15, 2003) 

9:00 AM: Wreath Laying Ceremony, Memorial Circle Bridge. VFW Post # 664 & American Legion Auxiliary Post # 63 and VFW Post # 664 Poppy Princess Khloe Pszanka 

10:00 AM: Memorial Day Program begins at Graceland Cemetery Greeting:Jim Carmody Invocation: Rev. Caleb Rothfuss, Pastor, St. Paul Lutheran Pledge of Allegiance :All join in National Anthem: Dawn White Introductions: Jim Carmody Reading of Names: Jim Carmody Ringing the Bell: Penny Peeters, member of American Legion Post # 63 Gettysburg Address: Tom Martin, President of Village of Embarrass Keynote Speaker: Jim Vissers Placing of Wreath of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier: Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW Post # 664 Auxiliary Poppy Princess Khloe Pszanka Honors to the Fallen: Firing Squad salute and TAPS . Commanded by U.S. Army Platoon Sergeant First Class (Retired) Ted Kirmse, Senior Vice Commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars VFW Post # 664. TAPS by Joey Shelton Benediction:Pastor Caleb Rothfuss

11:15 AM: Observance Complete 

11:30 AM: Approximately Repeat Memorial Day Service at Riverside Cemetery (High Street) , in Embarrass

Event Contact
Tina Schulke
Monday, May 29, 2023 (9:00 AM - 11:30 AM) (CDT)
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