Independence Post 186 to host Memorial Day services


Independence’s Sura-Wiersgalla American Legion Post 186 will be hosting Memorial Day ceremonies in various cemeteries this year.

The full ceremony will be held at Ss. Peter and Paul Cemetery at 10 a.m. with gun salutes at Greenwood Cemetery at 9 a.m. and Bethel Cemetery at 9:15.

Attendees of the ceremonies are advised to stay in their vehicles and tune their radios to FM 90.1 to listen to the SSPP ceremony. 

The guest speaker at the SSPP ceremony will be Steve Young, Trempealeau County Veterans Service officer. Katie Lee will read the Roll Call of Gold Star Mothers. 

There will be no lunch offered this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 





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