Memorial Day services planned
Services for Memorial Day have been set for Monday, May 27 in communities throughout the region to pay tribute to Americans who have fallen in battle.
Legion Post 40 will host Grant’s service at 10 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery southwest of Grant, with Stephanie Larson serving as emcee.
Robert Kentner will be this year’s guest speaker.
Coffee/rolls will follow at the legion hall.
Memorial Day service in Madrid will begin with the annual pancake feed from 6:30-8 a.m. at the legion hall.
The service will start at 9 a.m. at Madrid Cemetery with Father Bernard Lorenz speaking.
The annual Elsie Memorial Day service will begin at the Elsie Cemetery, east of town, at 10 a.m. with John Peterson as the speaker.
The Venango Legion Post 270 will host their Memorial Day service at 10:30 a.m. at the Venango Cemetery.
Speaker will be the Honorable Dan Kaup, retired judge of the Colorado 8th Judicial District Court. He is married to Cheryl (Dudden) Kaup.
A free-will lunch will be served at the legion hall following the service.
At 10:30 a.m. CT the Wallace American Legion Post 213 will hold their service at the cemetery south of Wallace.
Wallace graduate Micah Swedberg will be speaking.
A free-will hamburger and hot dog feed will be held at the legion hall in Wallace following the service.