Custer County Prepares for Memorial Day Services

CUSTER COUNTY–In honor of Memorial Day this coming Monday, May 27, communities throughout Custer County are hosting services to honor those who have served in our country’s military.

The Disabled American Veterans, American Legion, Legion Riders, and Veterans of Foreign Wars will be hosting a Memorial Service at the Broken Bow Cemetery at 10 a.m. on Monday. In case of inclement weather, the service will be at the Veterans building.

The Callaway American Legion is hosting its annual Memorial Day service at 11 a.m. at the Rose Hill Cemetery; the public is invited to attend.

According to the Custer County Chief, Arnold is hosting a Memorial Service at 10 a.m. at the Arnold Cemetery with Honor Guard at 9:45 a.m.

American Legion members at the Broken Bow Memorial Day service, May 2017.

The Ansley American Legion will hold a service at the Westerville Cemetery at 10 a.m. and at the Ansley Cemetery at 11 a.m., also according to the Custer County Chief.  A free-will donation meal will take place at the Ansley Community Center from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

According to the Callaway Courier, the Oconto American Legion will not host its annual Memorial Day ceremony this year, in part due to weather and because there is not enough help to make it happen.

Mason City Cemetery will have a Memorial Service at 2 p.m.

The Annual Callaway Good Life Center (CGLC) “Walkway of Flags” Fundraiser is going on now. Honor a loved one or their memory on the Walkway of Flags. Sponsor a flag in honor of armed forces, servicemen and women, friends, family members, and loved ones for $25 each.

The staff will tag your sponsored 12” x 18” flag with the name of your honored individual and place with the others along the walkway beginning May 24 through May 29.

The Custer County Courthouse and offices will be closed on Monday, May 27 in honor of Memorial Day.