South Milwaukee Memorial Day Events

South Milwaukee will honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice with the annual Memorial Day ceremony set for  Monday, May 29.

At 10:35 a.m., there will be a procession from American Legion Post 27 to the Veterans Memorial at 10th Avenue north of Rawson.

A ceremony starts at 11 a.m., with a welcome, opening prayer, a guest speaker, guest singer of the National Anthem, laying of the wreaths, and a closing prayer.

Lunch will follow at the post, 920 Monroe Ave.

Thanks to the South Milwaukee Veterans Council for organizing this event. The council is a corporation of five chartered veterans service organizations in South Milwaukee: the American Legion Post 27, AmVets Post 4, Catholic War Veterans Post 672, Polish Legion of American Veterans Post 49, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3742.

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  1. SM Guy

    Over the years I’ve heard a couple of comments about the lunch afterwards. Is it for the participants, veterans, or the community in general?

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