Valley City Memorial Day Celebrations

The Valley City Color Guard and Honor Guard stand to honor soldiers lost in battle at Memory Gardens.Valley City Color Guard at St. Catherine's Cemetery stand in front of a crowd to remember those lost in battle.At Woodbine Cemetery the Valley City Color Guard stands on the hillside to honor those lost.The American Legion Auxiliary reads the dedication and places flowers on a grave at St. Bernard's Cemetery in Oriska, ND.A crowd gathers at Memory Gardens to watch the ceremony.The AMVETS Auxiliary honors this grave in Oriska, ND.Charles Henley played Taps at each dedication.

The VFW Post 2764 Honor Guard & Auxiliary, the AMVETS Post 3 Color Guard & Auxiliary, the American Legion & Auxiliary, and the DAV & Auxiliary performed eight different ceremonies honoring the soldiers lost in battle on May 30, 2016. Look for the June 2, 2016 edition of the Times Record for more information on the Memorial Day activities.

Photos by Ashley Limesand/Times-Record