VIDEO — Waupun Memorial Day Ceremony 2024

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WAUPUN — The Memorial Day Ceremony was held at Shaler Memorial Park in Waupun Monday morning following the annual parade. The ceremony took just over one hour.

The full video can be found here:

0:00 Introduction
5:01 Introduction of Master of Ceremony, Todd Snow
7:13 Posting of the Colors
9:03 National Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance
11:26 Player by Pastor Barry Lang
12:45 “Proud to be an American” performed by Norman Jansma
16:54 Reading of the General Order #11
19:48 Names of veterans who passed this past year
22:25 Placement of flowers, wreath, and rifle
28:12 Presentation of the Veterans of the Year Awards
30:25 “My Country Tis of Thee” performed by the Waupun Jr./Sr. High School Band led by Michelle Naegele
32:04 Honor Guard rifle salute and Taps
35:57 Branches of the Military anthems by Waupun Jr./Sr. High School Band
40:46 Remarks from Mayor of Waupun Rohn Bishop
45:03 Remarks from Memorial Wall project director Frank Mesa
47:53 Remarks from Todd Snow
52:58 Words of Thanks from Bob Patrouille
55:44 “Battle Hymn of the Republic” organ recording performed by Jerry Hull
1:01:52 Closing remarks
1:05:45 Closing prayer
1:07:45 Retirement of the Colors
1:08:30 Conclusion