Over the next several days we'll be bringing you the schedule of Memorial Day services from communities in Door and Kewaunee Counties. Below is information about Sister Bay's activities.
Billy Weiss American Legion Post 527 of Sister Bay and VFW Post 8337 of Ellison Bay will hold two Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, May 27.
The first ceremony will be at 9 a.m. at Hendrickson Park on the corner of Mill Road and Hwy 42 in the Village of Sister Bay. This will be a short ceremony with the laying of a wreath honoring local veterans.
The second ceremony will be at 10:30 a.m. at Little Sister Cemetery on Little Sister Road next to Bay Ridge Golf Course in Sister Bay. The service will begin with American Legion Post 527, VFW Post 8337 and the Boy Scouts marching to the Eldred and Millie Koepsel Memorial Flag Pole to lower the flag to half staff. Rev. Dawn Volpe of the Ephraim Moravian Church will lead the invocation. The First Baptist Church Choir will sing a selection of songs, the Gibraltar Band led by veteran Charlie Eckhardt will play a medley of military songs. Commander John Stone of the USCG Cutter Mobile Bay will be the featured speaker. Deceased veterans will be honored with the reading of their names. Post 527 bugler Dale Seaquist will play Taps for the 66th consecutive year. The service will conclude with the singing of God Bless America by Amanda Larson of Ephraim.
Those attending are asked to bring a chair. Should there be a hard rain the gathering will move to First Baptist Church, 2622 S. Bay Shore Drive (Hwy 42) in Sister Bay.