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Memorial Services

Memorial Day

Annual Memorial Day Services 2023

Legion and Legion Auxiliary of the J.A. Folwell Post Unit 174

7:30 a.m. Strawn Cemetery

  • Welcome by Deb Honegger
  • Invocation by Father Archer
  • Raising the Flag
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Placing of the Auxiliary Wreath
  • Short message by Father Archer
  • Reading of the names of the deceased veterans in Strawn Cemetery
  • Salute by Post 174 Honor Guard
  • Benediction by Father Archer
  • Taps

8:00 a.m. Forrest Cemetery

  • Welcome by Deb Honegger
  • Raising the Flag by Marcus and Ben Maier
  • The flag is raised to full mast and then lowered to half-mast while the Prairie Central Band has a drum roll. When the flag is secured, the band plays the “Star Spangled Banner”
  • Pledge of Allegiance
  • Placing of the wreath
  • Music by Prairie Central Band
  • Message by Ben Klekamp, principal of the Upper Elementary
  • Salute by Post 174 American Legion Honor Guard. Taps by band member
  • Benediction by Deb Honegger
  • Band plays a song after the prayer
  • Breakfast is served at the Post home in Forrest following the service

Annual Wabash Festival

East Krack Street / Railroad Park
Last Saturday of September

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