SHELL LAKE, Wis. -- Due to probable inclimate weather, the Shell Lake Memorial Day Program has been moved from the beach park to the Shell Lake High School gym. The parade has also been cancelled. The program will start at 10:15 a.m., Monday, May 27th.


Memorial Day Events For Washburn County

American Legion Post #379 - Birchwood

Monday 27th May:

  • 09:00 am at Long Lake Cemetery, Reading of Deceased Veterans, 21 Volley Rifle Salute, Taps
  • 10:00 am at Little Birch Lake North End, Dropping of the Wreath, 21 Volley Rifle Salute, Taps
  • 10:15 am March on Main Street Birchwood to the Veterans Memorial by Village Hall, Short Speech and Salute to Deceased Veterans.
  • 11:00 am at Woodlawn Cemetery, Rifle Salute, and Benediction Tribute to our fallen Comrades
  • 12:30 pm Luncheon at the American Legion Post #379 in Birchwood provided by the Auxiliary

American Legion Post #465 & Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10625 - Minong

Monday 27th May:

  • 9:30 am at Chicog Cemetery, Speaker, Prayer, Reading of Deceased Veterans, Placing of the Wreath, Rifle Salute, and Taps
  • 11:00 am at Greenwood Cemetery, Music provided by the Northwoods High School Band, Reading of Deceased Veterans, Placing of the Wreath, Rifle Salute, and Taps

American Legion Post #225 & Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #9867 - Shell Lake

Monday 27th May:

  • 10:00 am Shell Lake Military Honors Team marches, starting at the Shell Lake Catholic Church on the West end of Main Street on down to the Shell Lake Memorial Park by the Beach.
  • 10:15 am Ceremony at Shell Lake Memorial Park, Music provided by the Shell Lake HS Band, Invocation, National Anthem, Missing Man Remembrance, Musical Selection, Guest Speaker, Reading of Deceased Veterans, Placing of the Wreath, Rifle Salute, Taps, Benediction
  • Right after the Ceremony move to the Shell Lake Cemetery for Full Military Honors provided by the Shell Lake Veterans Honor Guard

Am Vets Post #190 & American Legion Post #12 & Spooner Area Honor Guard - Spooner

Monday 27th May:

  • 09:00 am at Lampson Cemetery on Hwy 53, Placing of the Wreath, Rifle Salute, and Taps
  • 10:30 am at Spooner Veterans Memorial Park across from Tony’s, Posting of the Colors, Music by Spooner High School Band, National Anthem, Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation, Guest Speaker, Reading of Deceased Veterans, music, Placing of 2 Wreaths, Rifle Salute, Taps, Benediction
  • Right after go to Spooner Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Hwy 70, Placing of the Wreath, Rifle Salute, and Taps
  • Right after go to Spooner Annex next to the Spooner Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Hwy 70, Placing of the Wreath, Rifle Salute, and Taps
  • 1:00 pm at the Stone Lake Cemetery, Placing of the Wreath, Rifle Salute, and Taps

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #10568 - Springbrook

Monday 27th May:

  • 08:00 am Church Service Ceremony at St. Luke’s Church
  • 09:00 am at VFW Post #10568 Springbrook, Reading of Deceased Veterans, Placing of the Wreath, Rifle Salute, and Taps
  • 09:15 am at St. Mary Magdalene Cemetery, prayer, Placing of the Wreath, and Rifle Salute
  • 09:30 am at St. Luke’s Cemetery, prayer, Placing of the Wreath, and Rifle Salute
  • 10:00 am at Spring Lake Naval Cemetery, Ringing of the Bell, prayer, Placing of the Wreath, and Rifle Salute
  • 10:30 am at Anah Cemetery on County Hwy A in Crystal Township, prayer, Placing of the Wreath, and Rifle Salute
  • 11:00 am at Earl Cemetery, prayer, Music, Placing of the Wreath, and Rifle Salute
  • 11:30 am Post Feed for Honor Guard and Post Members

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