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2018  Memorial Day Programs


Memorial Day Programs

Monday, May 28

We gather each year on Memorial Day to mark the

memory and salute the sacrifi ce of those who have

given their most personal possession—life itself—that

we might remain free.


10:30 a.m.

Advance the Colors Bertha Legion & Auxiliary Post 366

National Anthem Bertha-Hewitt Band

Pledge of Allegiance

Invocation Marvin Runyan, Legion Chaplain

Introduction Wayne Uberto, Legion Commander

Th e Address Rita Anderson

Song Bertha-Hewitt Band

Reading of those who have

passed in the last year Wayne Uberto, Legion Commander

Placing of the Memorial

Wreath Jo and Tom Fern

Present check Wayne Uberto, Legion Commander

Salute to the Dead Firing Squad


Words from the

Commander Wayne Uberto

Benediction Marvin Runyan

Retire the Colors Legion & Auxiliary

Th e program will be held in the new auditorium at the Bertha-

Hewitt School. Aft er the program, the American Legion

will be serving a free lunch at the Bertha Community Center.

CLARISSA • 9 a.m.

Clarissa Legion Post 213

Ceremonies conducted by Legion Commander Butch Booker

and Auxiliary President Barb Petersen

8 a.m. — Coff ee and donuts will be served to Veterans and

their families at the Legion Hall.

9 a.m. Naval service at city park

9:15 a.m. Program at Lions shelter

Aft er the program, we will proceed to the Woodman Cemetery

for a remembrance observance at the gravesite of Russel


Conclusion Memorial Day observance at the

CTCCC with a fl ag raising and Taps

EAGLE BEND • 10:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. At the GAR Cemetery

Firing squad


Flags fl ying at GAR Cemetery in honor of Norman Beach,

Norman Nelson and Ralph Notch.

11 a.m. Program at the VFW Club

BROWERVILLE • 10:30 a.m.

10 a.m. Parade will begin at the high

school and go to the Evergreen


Master of Ceremonies Bob Schueller

National Anthem Browerville High School Band

Invocation Father Mitchell Bechtold

Pledge of Allegiance Public

Selection Browerville High School Band

A Poem to our Veterans Josie Brichacek

Speaker of the Day TBD

Minnesota Army National Guard

Tribute Over the Graves Commanders & Presidents

Veterans of Foreign

Wars Post 8391

American Legion Post 293

Benediction Father Mitchell Bechtold

Salute to the Dead Post 8391 and Post 293 Firing Squad

Taps Jacob Polovick

Lunch to follow the program at the Vet’s Club. In case of inclement weather, the program will be held at the Christ the King Elementary School gymnasium.

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