The North Bend Eagle


Memorial Day services planned

by Mary Le Arneal
Published 5/23/12

Memorial Day services have been planned at several cemeteries for Monday, May 28, according to representatives of the Morse Bluff American Legion Post 340.

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

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.

The Nebraska Air National Guard 155th Air Refueling Wing will be back for a fly over after missing last year when they were ordered overseas in support of operations in the Middle East. They will fly over Woodland Cemetery at 9:47 a.m. in salute of the state’s fallen veterans.

Both groups will unite for programs 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. Major Mike Eason, U.S. Army, will be the speaker at Veteran’s Park. Taylor Ruzicka will be the featured speaker at Fleming, Cedar Hill and Killian cemeteries.

Kyle Krula, Seth Feala, Desirae Sindelar, Jesse Sindelar, Bernie Wochnick and Wendi Emanuel will serve as buglers.

At 8 a.m. there will be a mass at Sacred Heart Church at Cedar Hill. 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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