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The North Bend Eagle


Veterans organize Memorial Day events

by Mary Le Arneal
Published 5/26/10

Memorial Day services have been planned at several cemeteries for Monday, May 31, according to representatives of the Morse Bluff Legion Post 340.

Memorial Day services
8 a.m. Fleming Cemetery
8:15 Linwood Hill Cemetery
9 a.m. Cedar Hill Cemetery
9 a.m. Dawson Cemetery
10 a.m. Killian Cemetery
11 a.m. Woodland Cemetery
11:45 North Bend Veterans' Park

The services are being sponsored by the Legion as well as VFW Post 8223 and the Jeffrey K. Mines AmVets Post 20, both of North Bend.

Participants will meet for a 6:30 a.m. breakfast at the Legion Hall in Morse Bluff, then divide into two groups. One group will lead services at Fleming Cemetery at 8 a.m. and at Cedar Hill Cemetery at 9 a.m.

The other group will take part in services at National and Catholic cemeteries on Linwood Hill at 8:15 a.m. and at Dawson Cemetery, west of Linwood at 9 a.m. Paul Shavlik will be the featured speaker.

Both groups will unite for a program at Killian Cemetery, southwest of Morse Bluff at 10 a.m., at Woodland Cemetery, northeast of North Bend at 11 a.m. and Veterans’ Memorial Park in North Bend at 11:45 a.m.

There will be a veteran presenting a reading at Woodland Cemetery. Speaking at Veteran’s park will be David Rangeloff. Hannah Minarick will be the featured speaker at Fleming, Cear Hill and Kilian cemeteries.

Buglers who will take part at the numerous services include Wendi Emanuel, Kyle Krula, Seth Feala, Luke Dolezal, Desirae Sindelar and Jesse Sindelar.

St. Charles Catholic Church will hold a 10 a.m. Mass at Woodland Cemetery.
Veterans and other participants and their families will conclude the morning’s activities with a potluck lunch at the VFW Hall in North Bend.

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