Memorial Day will be observed throughout the area
AREA — Local cemeteries and churches will honor those who lost their lives in service to the country during several Memorial Day services planned throughout the area Monday, May 29.
· Harlan, Vets Auditorium, 10 a.m. followed by ceremony at Harlan Cemetery. VFW will be putting up flags at 6 a.m. Monday and removing flags at 6 p.m. They would appreciate any volunteers willing to help at either time, and with folding flags at Vets Auditorium Monday evening.
· Danway Cemetery (Irwin/Kirkman), 9:30 a.m.
· Rose Hill Cemetery (Kirkman), 10:30 a.m.
· Oak Hill Cemetery (Irwin), 11 a.m.
· Union Cemetery (Defiance), 2 p.m. followed by lunch
· Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery (Jacksonville), 9:30 a.m.
· Bethany Lutheran Cemetery (Kimballton), 10:15 a.m.
· Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery (Kimballton), 11 a.m.
· St. Peter’s Church (Defiance), 8 a.m. Mass
· St. Joseph Church (Earling), 9:30 a.m. Mass
· Clay Township (Clay Hill and Oak Ridge), Elk Horn Cemetery, Taps, 11 a.m.
· St. Boniface Church (Westphalia), 10:30 a.m. Mass, followed by service at St. Boniface Cemetery
· Shelby Cemetery, 10 a.m.
· St. Mary’s Parish, Panama, 9 a.m. Mass
· Manilla Bandshell Memorial Park, 10 a.m.
· St. Mary’s Our Lady of Fatima (Portsmouth, 9 a.m. Mass, followed by service at cemetery. Coffee and donuts will be served in Parish Hall.