Memorial services planned across Osage County

With Memorial Day on Monday, May 29, 2017, area service organizations are preparing cemeteries to honor veterans, and have scheduled memorial ceremonies during the weekend holiday. Osage County News has been notified of the following ceremonies and activities:

Overbrook

American Legion Post 239, Overbrook, welcomes volunteers to help set up the Avenue of Flags at 7 a.m. Saturday, May 27, at Overbrook Cemetery, and take them down at 3 p.m. Monday, May 29.

The Legion Honor Guard will hold the Memorial Day service at 12:30 p.m, Sunday, May 28, at Overbrook Cemetery.

  • 12:30 p.m. Sunday, May 28 – Overbrook Cemetery

Lyndon

American Legion Post 125, Lyndon, will hold memorial ceremonies at area cemeteries on Monday, May 29, 2017, beginning at 10 a.m. at Lyndon Cemetery and will also participate in the countywide memorial celebration at 11 a.m. at Pomona Lake Dam.

  • 10 a.m. Monday, May 29 – Lyndon Cemetery
  • 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 29 – Vassar Cemetery
  • 11 a.m. Monday, May 29 – Pomona Lake Dam (with other area Legions)
  • 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 29 – Oak Hill Cemetery, Quenemo

Quenemo

The Oak Hill Cemetery Association will have a Memorial Day ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Monday, May 29, at Oak Hill Cemetery, Quenemo. Lyndon American Legion Post 125 will present the colors and Brother Don Brannan will offer the prayer and preside over the service.

Osage City

American Legion Post 198 Osage City will host a Memorial Day Weekend Pancake Feed 6:30-10 a.m. Saturday, May 27. Volunteers are welcome to help raise and lower flags for the Avenue of Flags at the Osage City Cemetery. The schedule is: Sunday, May 28, flags up at 7 a.m., flags down at 7 p.m.; Monday, May 29, flags up at 7 a.m., flags down at 5 p.m. Flags will be folded at the legion hall after taking them down on Monday. Volunteers are always welcome and needed and do not need to be
a member to help. In addition, the post will have poppy sales Saturday at the pancake feed and Sunday at Jerry’s Thriftway, Osage City.

The post will have memorial services on Monday, May 29 -10 a.m. at the Osage City Cemetery and 11 a.m. at Pomona Dam for the countywide service.

  • 10 a.m. Monday, May 29 – Osage City Cemetery
  • 11 a.m. Monday, May 29 – Pomona Dam (with other area Legions)

Scranton, Carbondale

Edward Ted Rowe VFW Post 2709, Scranton, and its Auxiliary will hold memorial services on Monday, May 29, at Carbondale and Scranton cemeteries:

  • 10 a.m. Monday, May 29 – Carbondale Cemetery
  • 11 a.m. Monday, May 29 – Scranton Cemetery


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