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Memorial Day services

Memorial Day is Monday, and many organizations in the county are planning services and other events for the holiday. All services are Monday unless otherwise noted.

Burns

Burns Senior Center will have a Memorial Day event at 11 a.m. Saturday.

Cedar Point

Cedar Point Cemetery will host a Memorial Day service at 9 a.m.

Florence

A service will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the Mount Calvary Cemetery.

Another service will be at 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Moon-Hee Chung, of Florence and Aulne United Methodist churches, will give the address.

Grant Township

Grant Township Cemetery will not have organized services.

Hillsboro

The Hillsboro chapter of the American Legion will have a Memorial Day service at 10:30 a.m. at Memorial Park in Hillsboro.

Retired Army Master Sgt. Roger Sinclair of Hillsboro will speak at the service, which will also include a roll call of departed soldiers and a rifle salute.

A steak dinner will be at noon at the American Legion hall for members and guests. The dinner will cost $12.

Lincolnville

The Rev. Alan Stahlecker of St. John’s Lutheran Church will give an address at Memorial Day services 10:30 a.m. at Lincolnville Cemetery.

There will be a rifle salute and playing of “Taps.” The Fenske Family will lead singing.

Lost Springs

Lost Springs Cemetery will have Memorial Day services at 10 a.m., arranged by the American Legion Auxiliary. Bill Novak II will speak.

Marion

The Rev. Brett Heubner of Our Savior Lutheran Church will deliver a short address and prayer at 10 a.m. at Marion Cemetery. The service will be at the Civil War Monument.

A trumpet trio will play the national anthem. Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary will decorate the memorial in honor of the dead of all wars.

An honor guard will present military honors in memory of departed comrades and the trumpet trio will play “Taps.”

After the service, Marion Kiwanis Club will provide refreshments at Marion Elementary School.

Peabody

American Legion Post 95, American Legion Post 95 Auxiliary, Elmer S. Madsen V.F.W. Post 6229, and Sons of the American Legion Post 95 will sponsor a Memorial Day Service at 10 a.m.

Pastor Jim Pohlman of Peabody Christian Church will give the invocation, memorial address, and benediction.

Members of the Peabody-Burns High School band will play the “Star-Spangled Banner,” “Amazing Grace,” “America the Beautiful,” and “Taps.”

The service will be followed by the annual Memorial Day dinner at the Brown Building from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Ramona

The Rev. Clark Davis will give an address at the Memorial Day service at 10:30 a.m. at Lewis Cemetery.

Jean and Jill Brunner will sing, and Cole Svoboda will play “Taps.” A picnic will follow the service.

Last modified May 27, 2010

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