In honor of Memorial Day, graves of all the veterans at Edmonds Memorial Cemetery will be marked with a white cross and a miniature U.S. flag.
Edmonds artist Michael Reagan, who has been creating and distributing hand drawn portraits of service men and women killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, will talk about his “Fallen Heroes Project” during the 29th Annual Memorial Day Observance at Edmonds Cemetery and Columbarium at 11 a.m. Monday, May 30.
Longtime Edmonds resident and Cemetery Board Member Dale Hoggins will be the Master of Ceremonies. The Presentation of Colors will be conducted by the following groups: American Legion Post 66, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8870, Boy Scout Troop 301, Girl Scout Troop 42093, Cub Pack 331 and the Washington National Guard. Fred Apgar, member of the VFW Post 8860, will lead a POW/MIA Remembrance Service.
Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium
Location: 820 15th Street SW
Size: 5.5 Acres
Ownership: City of Edmonds, managed by Edmonds Memorial Cemetery Board through Parks and Recreation
Status: Regional Park, zoned public
Existing Facilities: Grav e sites occupied, pre-needs, and available lots. Grave sites and columbariums (2)
Planned Improvements: Expansion of columarium
Comments: The Edmonds Memorial Cemetery was given to the City in 1982 by Larry Hubbard. It was an historic IOOF site. The Cemetery Board manages the operations and maintenance of the site, securing funds for long-term and perpetual care.
This has been 365 things to do Edmonds, WA – See you next time and remember….It’s an Edmonds kind of day.
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