Auburn to hold Memorial Day ceremonies at cemetery, park

The public is invited to attend a special Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday in the flag plaza at Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn, 2020 Mountain View Drive.

  • Monday, June 2, 2008 6:43pm
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Honoring the military during the Memorial Day Service last year at Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn were Sonny Bargala

The public is invited to attend a special Memorial Day Ceremony at 10 a.m. Monday in the flag plaza at Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn, 2020 Mountain View Drive.

The Memorial Day Ceremony will include comments by Auburn Mayor Peter Lewis, a solo performance of “God Bless America,” invocation by Chaplain Michael Hursh, a color guard presentation by Boy Scout Troop 398, comments from commander Michael Sepal of Auburn’s VFW Post 1741, and a rifle salute and taps by the Inter-Tribal Warrior Society.

The cemetery also is offering special office hours during the Memorial Day weekend to assist families. Office hours will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today; 12 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday.

The cemetery will display more than 50 American Flags on the grounds and each veteran’s gravesite is decorated with a small flag.

For more information, please call 253-931-3028 or visit www.mtviewcemeteryauburn.gov.

Mountain View Cemetery is a self-supporting municipal cemetery operated by the City of Auburn and has been serving the community for more than 100 years.

In addition, the public is invited to the American Legion Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony set for 11 a.m. Monday at Veterans Memorial Park, 411 E St. N.E., Auburn.

The ceremony will include comments, a rifle salute and taps by the Inter-Tribal Warrior Society.

For more information, call

253-939-5789 or visit auburnpost78@yahoo.com.

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