The North Bend Eagle


Memorial Day programs include flyover

Published 5/23/18

Local veterans have Memorial Day services planned at several area cemeteries for Monday, May 28. There will be a KC-135R Strattotanker flyover at Woodland Cemetery provided by the Lincoln Air National Guard at 11:30 a.m. SMSgt Jeff Van Nortwick of North Bend is a member of the crew.

The services are being conducted by the American Legion Post 340 of Morse Bluff, North Bend’s VFW Post 8223 and the Jeffrey Mines AmVets Post 20.
All veterans are invited to meet for a 7 a.m. breakfast at the Legion Hall in Morse Bluff. Those participating in the cemetery salutes will divide with one group going to 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 near Linwood at 8:15 a.m. and at Dawson Cemetery at 9 a.m. Paul Shavlik will be the featured speaker.

The two groups will reassemble at Killian Cemetery at 10 a.m. and Woodland Cemetery at 11 a.m. A veteran will do a reading at Woodland Cemetery. The 2017 Girls State representative, Mackenzie Brabec, will be the featured speaker at Fleming, Cedar Hill and Killian cemeteries.

Kyle Krula, Ethan Emanuel, Savannah Sindelar, Abby Johnson, Tyler Wesely and Wendi Emanuel will serve as buglers at these services.

There will be a Mass at 8 a.m. at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cedar Hill, and a 10 a.m. at Woodland Cemetery led by St. Charles Catholic Church.

After all the ceremonies, there will be a pot luck at the VFW Hall in North Bend for veterans, their families and other participants in the ceremonies.


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