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Memorial Day services planned

Several communities in Marion County will have Memorial Day events Monday.

  • In Hillsboro, the American Legion will conduct a ceremony at 10 a.m. at Memorial Park. Complete with a speaker, gunfire, and patriotic songs performed by high school singers, the ceremony will be followed by a steak dinner at the American Legion hall. Tickets are available for $18 through Friday at the Legion Hall or Hillsboro Hardware.
  • In Pilsen, ceremony will be conducted at 9:30 a.m. by Lincolnville American Legion.
  • In Ramona, services will be 10:30 a.m. at Lewis Cemetery. A community meal will be at noon in the Lutheran Church parish hall. Chicken, bread, and drinks will be provided. Members of the public are being asked to bring salads or dessert. Donations will be accepted.
  • Florence American Legion will conduct four ceremonies.
  • 9:30 a.m. at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Florence.
  • 10 a.m. at Cedar Point Cemetery.
  • 11 a.m. at Hillcrest Cemetery in Florence, followed by a luncheon at the Legion Hall.
  • 2 p.m. at Marion Cemetery.

Last modified May 22, 2024