Memorial Day Observance Program 2022

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The Lincoln Memorial Day Observance Association invites you to honor and remember those who have sacrificed to serve our country. 

Music, flags, Color Guards and acknowledgement of Veterans are common to all the programs.

Please bring your lawn chair.  

Inclement Weather, Move to Auld Pavilion

Download the Memorial Day 2022 Program(PDF, 290KB).


2022 Program

7:30 PM

Music & Sound: Chris Myers, Lincoln Parks & Recreation

8:00 PM

Ringing of the Liberty Bell:  Shawn Quinn, Lincoln Parks & Recreation

Posting The Colors:  VFW 131, 3606, 7722

Welcome & Introductions: Sändra Washington, Lincoln City Council Director

National Anthem:   Catherine Bobst, Emily Chapman, Bryson Cole

Pledge of Allegiance:   Marcy Haas, Veterans Memorial Garden Advisory Council, Events Committee ChairEvents Committee Co-Chair

Invocation:  Daniel K. Schroeder, PhD, Lincoln-Lancaster Chaplaincy Corps

History of Memorial Day:  Diane Bartels, Veterans Memorial Garden, Events Committee, LMDOA

Acknowledgement of Veterans:  Brendan Moore, LMDOA Co-Chair Veterans Memorial Garden Advisory Council, Facilities Committee Chair

Explanation of Acquiring Names:  Ron Ruff, LMDOA

CandleLight Service:  Erica Kutter, Treasurer, Blue Star Mothers Nebraska Chapter 2

Reading of Names 2021:   Diane Bartels, Brendan Moore, Lisa Compton, Joyce Peck, Ron Ruff, Merle Thompson, Shannon White, Honorary Ed Hoffman & Merle Rudebusch

Song: “God Bless America”, Catherine Bobst, Emily Chapman, Bryson Cole

Reading of Names 2021:  Diane Bartels, Brendan Moore, Lisa Compton, Joyce Peck, Ron Ruff, Merle Thompson, Shannon White, Honorary Ed Hoffman & Merle Rudebusch

Taps: Parker Averill & Kevin Murray

Retiring The Colors:  VFW 131, 3606, 7722

Benediction: Daniel K. Schroeder, PhD, Lincoln-Lancaster Chaplaincy Corps

Closing:  Lynn Johnson, Lincoln Parks & Recreation Director VMGAC Chair 

 

Inclement Weather, Move to Auld Pavilion

 


Other Memorial Day Observance Events:

8:30 am:  Wyuka Cemetery Funeral Home: Wreath Casting Honoring Those Lost at Sea

9:00 am:  Wyuka Cemetery Funeral Home Program: Wyuka Cemetery & Funeral Home Program

11:30am:  Lincoln Memorial Park Funeral Home Program

Guest Speaker: Retired USAF Col Kenneth J. Brownell

 

When

  • Monday, May 30, 2022 | 08:00 PM

Location

Veterans Memorial Garden in Antelope Park, 3200 Veterans Memorial Drive, Lincoln 68502  View Map

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