Amery Memorial Day Program 

A Salute to Veterans

Monday, May 27, 2019

The Parade will form at the Central Avenue Bridge at 10:00 a.m. All Legionnaires, V.F.W. Post & Auxiliary Units, Veterans of all conflicts, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Fraternal and Civic Bodies, Band Members and all other units will meet as per above.

The program begins at the Central Avenue Bridge at 10:45 a.m. honoring those veterans lost at sea. 

Placing of Wreaths Auxiliary members: Judy Sanders & Shirley Thompson.


Master of Ceremonies D. Gilliespie & B. Hegg

InvocationPastor Tim Bjorge

“Star Spangled Banner”Cadet Band, 

Meredith Enjaian, Director

Pledge of AllegianceBoy Scouts – Scout, Zach Silfic

“Armed Forces on Parade”Cadet Band, 

Meredith Enjaian, Director

AddressGae Magnafici, Wisconsin State Representative

Placing of CrossesV.F.W. Auxiliary – 

Alice Golden & Bobbi Starsky

Reading of Veterans names deceased 

from Polk Co. last yearAux. Debra Handy

“Salute to Freedom”Cadet Band, 

Meredith Enjaian, Director 

Rifle SquadV.F.W. & American Legion

TapsCadet Band Members: 

Tia Lochner & Kobe Stinson

Raising of the Flag

BenedictionPastor Tim Bjorge 

 Following Memorial Day Services, all veterans and their families are invited for appetizers and refreshments at the VFW Hall, 730 North Wisconsin Ave., Amery.


To the memory of its deceased veterans, Amery will humbly pay tribute Friday, May 24, and Monday, May 27, in exercises to be conducted by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7929 and Auxiliary, Larson Torgerson Post 169 American Legion. 


All post members will meet at the American Legion hall at 6 p.m. Friday, May 24, for visiting cemeteries in the Amery area. Wear your Post cap, white shirt, dark pants, Black Scarf & Braids. Military Honors will be conducted at each cemetery to Honor our departed comrades. Taps played by Cadet Band members David Williamson & Navaeha Zacharias. 

Please note times for each cemetery

South Detail: East Lincoln 6:30 p.m.; Maplehill 6:50 pm, East Immanuel Lutheran 7:10 pm, Wagon Landing 7:25 pm, Little Falls 7:45 pm, Deronda 8:00 pm, Garfield (Trinity) 8:20pm.

North Detail: Apple River Free Mission 6:30 pm, St. Mary’s Range 6:55 pm, Elim-Range 7:15 pm, Shiloh 7:35 pm, Balsam Lutheran 8:00 pm, Volga 8:20 pm, and Fox 8:30 pm.

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