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Fond du Lac area Memorial Day events

7:45 PM, May 26, 2013  |  Comments
Navy veteran Cliff Teletzke of Waupun sailed on the Navy destroyer USS Stembel during the Korean War.
Navy veteran Cliff Teletzke of Waupun sailed on the Navy destroyer USS Stembel during the Korean War.
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Stevens Point

A Memorial Day observance ceremony will be held at 10:15 a.m. today at Pfiffner Pioneer Park. The city of Stevens Point band will perform a number of patriotic selections, Faith Mai, Michael McKenna, Andrew Narlock and Rev. Charles Smart will be featured speakers. A number of honor guards will present colors and a Vietnam veteran pilot will perform a flyover and drop a wreath onto the Wisconsin River to honor service members who lost their lives at sea. Free brats and hot dogs will be available at Bukolt Park starting at 11:30 a.m. until they run out.

Plover

A series of honors will be performed at local cemeteries in Plover starting at 8 a.m. . The services are as follows: 8 a.m., McDill Cemetery, County Highway Trunk H; 8:30 a.m., Liberty Corner Ceremony, County Highway Trunk J; 8:50 a.m., Maine Cemetery, South Hoover Avenue; 9:10 a.m., Korean War Memorial, Lake Pacawa in Plover; 9:40 a.m., Rest Lawn Cemetery, Highway 54 in Wood County; 10 a.m., Meehan Cemetery, Highway 54 and Meehan Drive; 10:20 a.m., St. Bronislava Cemetery, Highway 54, Plover; and 11a.m., Plover Village Memorial, off Post Road. Ceremonies will conclude at Veterans Memorial Park in Plover. A potluck will follow at the Plover VFW Clubhouse.

Amherst

A Memorial Day celebration will be held 9 a.m. at the Amherst High School Gym in Amherst. The program will feature patriotic music, honors to gold star mothers and families who've lost veterans. A solemn processional will follow the celebration, which will lead to the Greenwood Cemetery for taps.

Almond

A Memorial Day parade and potluck will be held at the Legion Hall at 10 a.m.

Bancroft

St. Martin's Cemetery will host a veterans service and memorial dedication 10 a.m. Refreshments will follow.

Rosholt

Honors will be performed at local cemeteries from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.

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