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Memorial Day Services

Following is the schedule of events for Memorial Day services at Alma on Monday, May 27, 2024, sponsored by American Legion Post 224 and Auxiliary. The public is encouraged to attend all services held in honor of the men and women who gave their lives so that all may enjoy the freedoms we enjoy today as United States citizens.


Honor Guards

8:00am -- Assemble at the Alma Legion Hall
8:30am -- Departs for local cemeteries

Squad No. 1

8:45am -- Herold Cemetery
9:00am -- Cream Cemetery
9:15am -- Lincoln Cemetery

Squad No. 2

8:45am -- Mill Creek Cemetery
9:00am -- Tell Cemetery
9:20am -- Alma Memorial Cemetery

(There will be no parade -- Rides to cemetery will be available to Legion & Auxiliary members if needed)

10:30am -- Departs for Alma Cemetery

Program At Alma Public Cemetery

Welcome -- Gary Jepsen, Post 224 Commander
Prayer -- Charles Michaels, Acting Post 224 Chaplain
Musical Selection -- Alma High School Band
Speaker -- Rick Champeny, City of Alma Mayor
Musical Selection -- Alma High School Band
Reading of names of Deceased Veterans -- Legion Member

Memorial Wreath -- Junior Auxiliary members
Silence -- 30 Second in Honor of Dead
Reading: "In Flanders Fields" -- Karla Hoksch, Auxiliary Unit 224 President
America's Answer to "In Flanders Fields" -- Junior Auxiliary member
Star Spangled Banner -- Alma High School Band
Salute to the Dead -- Post 224 Honor Guard
Taps -- Post 224 Honor Guard Bugler
Echo -- Alma High School student
Closing -- Gary Jepsen, Post 224 Commander

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