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Come see the Walk of Honor: Memorial Day service Monday at 11 a.m

Solemn and patriotic music by the HRVHS band and singer Andy Streich are two highlights of Monday’s ceremony at Idlewilde Cemetery on the Heights in Hood River, the only formal Memorial Day observance in the county.

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Solemn and patriotic music by the HRVHS band and singer Andy Streich are two highlights of Monday’s ceremony at Idlewilde Cemetery on the Heights in Hood River, the only formal Memorial Day observance in the county.

Memorial Day observances on Monday, May 26, include new names added to the Veterans Walk of Honor.

The public is welcome to attend the 11 a.m. ceremony at Idlewilde Cemetery.

Things start with the Hood River Valley High School band and a flyover by planes from Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum.

Here is the rest of the schedule:

Posting of Colors and placement of the flag

Pledge of Allegiance

Star-Spangled Banner

Invocation by Rev. Carl Casey

Welcome by Bob Huskey

Musical Tribute by Hood River Valley High School band

“Flanders Field” recitation by Rita Byrd and Betty Luther

Musical tribute by Andy Streich

Presentation of the Flowers

Walk of Honor names

Flag-folding ceremony by Nick Kirby

Musical tribute by Andy Streich

Benediction by Rev. Carl Casey

Walk of Honor 2014

Clarence Olmstead, WWII, U.S. Army, Purple Heart

Lawrence S. Henningsgard, WWII, U.S. Navy

Alvin D. Reynolds, WWII, U.S. Army Air Forces

Vernon H. McClure, WWI, U.S. Army

Larry R. Smith, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, U.S. Air Force

Myron S. Fullington, WWII, U.S. Army

David H. Messenger Sr., WWII, U.S. Army

Clifford E. Blackwell, WWII, U.S. Navy

Louis Anthony Goyack, WWII, U.S. Army

Arthur W. Fletcher, WWII, U.S. Army Air Force

Carroll Jean Tveidt, WWII, U.S. Marine Corps

Max Eldon Chapman, WWII, U.S. Navy

Marvin Lee Harder, Korea, U.S. Navy

Lester Earl Shields, WWII, U.S. Naval Reserve

Clyde Lee Williams, Korea, U.S. Army

Johnny Olen Van Ras, WWII, U.S. Navy

Lester E. Coons, U.S. Army

Alan Lee Elliott, Vietnam, U.S. Army

Thomas Allen Purdie, Korea, U.S. Navy

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