…Services will be held at the Ely Cemetery, beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Editor, Ely Echo,
Memorial Day Services sponsored by the VFW Post 2717 and American Legion Post 248 and American Legion Auxiliary are set for Monday, May 31, 2021.
As in the past, the services will be held at the Ely Cemetery, beginning at 10:30 a.m. The entire program will be broadcast by WELY at 94.5 FM.
The featured speaker this year will be David Merhar, Colonel (Ret), U. S. Army.
The Bob Niskala Family, accompanied by the Ely Area Scouts and American Legion Auxiliary will place a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Ely Area Scouts have helped in the placing of flags on the graves of the veterans buried in the cemetery.
If others would like to assist the Scouts, the placing of flags will begin about 9:00 a.m. on the Saturday before Memorial Day, May 29, 2021.
Gerald Tyler, Adjutant
American Legion Post 248