West Bend, WI – Instead of a parade on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25 and weather permitting neighbors in West Bend are welcome to join in on a planned driving tour of cemeteries in the community.
“We plan on leaving Sixth Avenue and Chestnut Street at 9:15 a.m.,” said organizer Terry Vrana.
The driving tour will head to Union Cemetery at Hickory Street and Tenth Street then to Pilgrims Rest Cemetery at 11th Avenue and Chestnut Street, followed by Washington County Memorial Park at 18th Avenue and Paradise Drive and then to Holy Angel’s Cemetery on S. Main Street and Decorah Road and return to the Old Courthouse Square at Sixth Avenue and Poplar Street.
”Anyone that would like to join us certainly may, following all traffic laws, stop signs etc.,” said veteran Vrana. ”The Patriot Riders and Legion Riders plan to attend.”
At 10:30 a.m. there will be a Memorial Service in West Bend.
The event is NOT open to the public.
West Bend will be hosting a Memorial Day program at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 25. The event will be held at the Old Courthouse Plaza on Fifth Avenue and Poplar Street.
Scott Mindel will act as Master of Ceremonies.