The 2012 Montevideo Memorial Day service was held at Sunset Memorial Cemetery, with beautiful weather and clear blue skies. The speakers during the service were (from left) Tom Anderson, first vice commander; Ron Dirckx, second vice-commander for American Legion Post 59; Renee Johnson, American Legion auxiliary president for American Legion Post 59; Dennis Anderson, chaplain for Post 59; Jack Knothe, commander of Post 59; Marv Dehne,  speaker for the event; Scott Koenen, VFW Post 380 commander; Pam Berends, VFW Post 380 auxiliary president, and Montevideo Mayor Debra Lee Fader. Boy Scout Troop 259 placed flags at the grave sites prior to the ceremony. (Staff photo by Jeremy Jones)


The 2012 Montevideo Memorial Day service was held at Sunset Memorial Cemetery, with beautiful weather and clear blue skies. The speakers during the service were (from left) Tom Anderson, first vice commander; Ron Dirckx, second vice-commander for American Legion Post 59; Renee Johnson, American Legion auxiliary president for American Legion Post 59; Dennis Anderson, chaplain for Post 59; Jack Knothe, commander of Post 59; Marv Dehne,  speaker for the event; Scott Koenen, VFW Post 380 commander; Pam Berends, VFW Post 380 auxiliary president, and Montevideo Mayor Debra Lee Fader. Boy Scout Troop 259 placed flags at the grave sites prior to the ceremony. (Staff photo by Jeremy Jones)