Memorial Day 2015

Memorial Day Service was held on May 25 at 11:00 am at Rogers Grove Cemetery near Ely. Click on any of the photos below to enlarge them.

CSM Lowell Tiedt discussed the sacrifices Iowans have made in the nation's wars in his well received address.

CSM Lowell Tiedt discussed the sacrifices Iowans have made in the nation’s wars in his well received address.

The rain ended an the crowd enjoyed pleasant weather for the event.

The rain ended an the crowd enjoyed pleasant weather for the event.

Post Commander Marv Peters welcomes attendees.

Post Commander Marv Peters welcomes attendees.

Pastor Erika Uthe of St. John Church in Ely offers an opening prayer.

Pastor Erika Uthe of St. John Church in Ely offers an opening prayer.

The Post Honor Guard fires a salute to honor the fallen.

The Post Honor Guard fires a salute to honor the fallen.

Members of Post 555 Honor Guard chat before the service.

Members of Post 555 Honor Guard chat before the service.

Post 555 member and World War II veteran Glen Klinsky and a family member enjoy the program.

Post 555 member and World War II veteran Glen Klinsky and a family member enjoy the program.

It was a day for gathering.

It was a day to gather.

It was a day for remembrance.

It was a day for remembrance.

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