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New Sign and Annual Meeting - May 23, 2015

A new sign was erected on the southeast corner of the Cemetery by Dan Christensen, Alton Schmitt, Richard Leach, Shannon Hansen and Lloyd Hansen.  The sign informs visitors about the cemetery and a short history.  After installing the sign our Annual Meeting was held.  Election results were recorded as followed: Dr. Sean Hansen, MD - President, Lloyd Hansen - Secretary/Treasurer and Brian Sems - Trustee.

 

Annual meeting May 25, 2014 

This year's meeting was held on Sunday, May 25th, 2014 at our Cemetery. 

After the meeting concluded, a memorial service was held for Brian Hilty, the son of Sylvia Schmitt.  Brian's ashes were interred by his family members and friends.

It was also the dedication of our new fence.  The old fence on the south and east sides had many broken posts.  These sections were replaced with black post and ornamental white chain.

 

May 25, 2014 view of main entrance with new fence.

Flag Donation

November 2012

Flag Donation

  Bill Berney of Spalding, NE donated a new flag for our Cemetery. Bill stated that he passes our Cemetery frequently and noticed that we just removed our weathered flag and had not replaced it yet.

  Bill explained that his brother SSgt Terry Lynn Berney U. S. Army was killed in action in the Vietnam War and that this was a way to remember him by.

 

  Staff Sergeant Terry Lynn Berney, U. S. Army Company D, 3rd Battalion, 8th Infantry, 4th Division was killed in action from small arms fire on October 1, 1969 in the Binh Dinh Province of South Vietnam. SSgt Berney is laid to rest in the Hillside Cemetery Wolbach, NE and his name is located on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on panel 17W line 21.

www.vvmf.org/thewall

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