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Memorial Day ceremony is Monday, May 27 at Mountain View Cemetery

Public invited to program

  • Monday, May 20, 2019 9:53pm
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The public is invited to attend a special Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 27, at 10 a.m. in the Memorial Flag Plaza at Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn.

The ceremony will begin with the pledge of allegiance, led by Troop 398, and the national anthem by soloist Geoffrey Klerekoper. The invocation will be given by Rev. Dr. Tim Klerekoper, followed by sentiments from Mayor Nancy Backus and Post Commander Tony Whetstine of VFW Post 1741, Auburn. The Inter-tribal Warrior Society will perform a rifle salute.

The cemetery will also offer extended hours during the Memorial Day weekend:

• Saturday, May 25, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

• Sunday, May 26, noon-4 p.m.

• Monday, May 27, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

For more information, call 253-931-3028 or visit Mountain View Cemetery.

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ROBERT WHALE, Auburn Reporter
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