Area Memorial Day services set

MARQUETTE – Memorial Day services are planned by the Richard M. Jopling Post No. 44 of the American Legion in Marquette for Park Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. Monday, with the ceremony at Holy Cross Cemetery set for 10:15 a.m.

Post members encourage everyone in the Marquette area to join in the services. Refreshments will be served at the American Legion Post, 700 W. Bluff St., Marquette, following the 10:15 a.m. service Monday.

Decorating with flags took place Wednesday at Park Cemetery and will take place at 6 tonight at Holy Cross Cemetery.

In Negaunee, the V.A. Romo VFW Post 3165 will hold its annual Memorial Day commemoration Monday, beginning with a parade at 10 a.m. in downtown Negaunee.

Following the parade, a ritual will be conducted at the Negaunee Cemetery beginning around 11 a.m. Another abbreviated ceremony will then be conducted immediately afterward at Northland Chapel Gardens.

A luncheon will then be available at the post home on Gold Street.