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Memorial Day Ceremony

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Monday, May 27, 2013by millie.lange

Memorial Day Ceremony, hosted by Disabled American Veterans Chapter 7 & Ladies Auxiliary in Effingham, will be held Monday, May 27 at 10:30 a.m. at  Oakridge Cemetery. An additional ceremony will immediately follow at Woodlawn Cemetery. Master of Ceremonies will be Larry Wendt. Gold Star mothers are Gertrude Kenter, Lynn Donaldson and Kathy Sayne. Invocation will be by Father Vernon Olmer. Raising of the colors, John Althoff and Danny Althoff. National anthem by Pat and Julie Zuber. Guest speaker will be SGM. USA Ret. Donald J. Huskey. Patriotic Selection by Teutopolis High School band with band director Melissa Orndoff. Benediction will be by Father Olmer. A 21 gun salute, Bill Copple, Sergeant at Arms. Taps by Calvin Kreke. A meal will follow the ceremonies at the D.A.V. Club Room.