2022 Memorial Day Viewing Program – City of Lincoln, NE

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Next date: Monday, May 30, 2022 | 8:00 p.m.



The Lincoln Memorial Day Observance Association invites you to honor and remember those who sacrificed to serve our country.

Music, flags, Color Guards and veteran recognition are common to all programs.

Please bring your lawn chair.

Bad weather, move to Auld Pavilion

Download the Memorial Day 2022 Program(PDF, 290 KB).


2022 program

7:30 a.m. PM

Music and sound: Chris Myers, Lincoln Parks and Recreation

8:00 a.m. PM

Liberty Bell ringtone: Shawn Quinn, Lincoln Parks and Recreation

Color display: VFW 131, 3606, 7722

Welcome and introductions: Sändra Washington, Lincoln City Council Director

National anthem: Catherine Bobst, Emily Chapman, Bryson Cole

Pledge of Allegiance: Marcy Haas, Veterans Memorial Garden Advisory Board, Events Committee ChairEvents Committee Co-Chair

Invocation: Daniel K. Schroeder, PhD, Lincoln-Lancaster Chaplaincy Corps

Memorial Day History: Diane Bartels, Veterans Memorial Garden, Events Committee, LMDOA

Tribute to veterans: Brendan Moore, LMDOA Co-Chair Veterans Memorial Garden Advisory Board, Facilities Committee Chair

Explanation of acquisition names: Ron Ruff, LMDOA

Candlelight service: Erica Kutter, Treasurer, Blue Star Mothers Nebraska Chapter 2

Reading of names 2021: Diane Bartels, Brendan Moore, Lisa Compton, Joyce Peck, Ron Ruff, Merle Thompson, Shannon White, Honorary Ed Hoffman and Merle Rudebusch

Song: “God Bless America”, Catherine Bobst, Emily Chapman, Bryson Cole

Reading of names 2021: Diane Bartels, Brendan Moore, Lisa Compton, Joyce Peck, Ron Ruff, Merle Thompson, Shannon White, Fees Ed Hoffman and Merle Rudebusch

Faucets: Parker Averill and Kevin Murray

Removal of colors: VFW 131, 3606, 7722

Blessing: Daniel K. Schroeder, PhD, Lincoln-Lancaster Chaplaincy Corps

Closing: Lynn Johnson, Director of Parks and Recreation at Lincoln President of VMGAC

Bad weather, move to Auld Pavilion


Other Memorial Day celebration events:

8:30 a.m.: Wyuka Cemetery Funeral Home: Throwing wreaths in honor of those lost at sea

9:00 a.m.: Wyuka Cemetery Funeral Home Program: Wyuka Cemetery and Funeral Home Program

11:30 a.m.: Lincoln Memorial Park Funeral Home Program

Guest Speaker: Retired USAF Col. Kenneth J. Brownell

When

  • Monday, May 30, 2022 | 8:00 p.m.

Location

Veterans Memorial Garden at Antelope Park, 3200 Veterans Memorial Drive, Lincoln 68502 See the map

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