Delavan Legion Post 95



Memorial Day May 27th, 2024

Delavan’s 2024 Memorial Day Parade and ceremony begins at 9:00 am on May 27th.  The parade starts at the intersection of Main Street & Walworth Avenue, along Walworth Ave (the brick street) to 7th street and into Spring Grove Cemetery for a ceremony including rifle salute and taps. The ceremony is led by Mayor Ryan Schroeder and includes presentations by veterans of the Delavan American Legion Post 95. In the event of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held at 9:30 am at Phoenix Middle School Auditorium, Delavan Wi.

Our program



May 27, 2024

                                                            Wayne Southern, Custodian, Spring Grove Cemetery

                                                            Brian Leitzke, Superintendent, St. Andrews Cemetery

                                                            DDHS Student, Kora Hertz, Signing the pledge for the Hearing Impaired


                                                         1. Prelude Phoenix school Band - Mr. Mark Butzow, Dir.

                                                         2. Welcome - Master of Ceremonies – Mayor Schroeder

                                                         3. Invocation – Pastor Burakowski (ORLC Pastor)

                                                         4. Pledge of Allegiance –Doug Faltinson/ Kora Hertz signing

                                                         5. National Anthem – Phoenix Middle School Band

                                                         6. Speaker of the Day – Len Hahn

                                                         7. Roll Call of Deceased Veterans – Larry Malsch

                                      8. Poppy Princess– Nellie Marcott, Aux Pres, Jo Dewart

                                     9. Wreath Presentation- Commander Paul Rausch, Aux Pres, Jo Dewart

                                    10. Wreath Presentation - Daughters of the Union Veterans of the

                                                  Civil War- Mary Chesebro Lee, Detachment #23

                                     11. Concluding RemarksMayor Schroeder

                                     12. Rifle Salute, Post #95 Firing Squad

                                     13. Taps by DDHS Buglers, Waylon Burdick, Landon Jesberger, Caiaden Malom.

Special Services at Old Settlers Cemetery

Introduction Mayor Schroeder

                                                                                             Prayer- PAstor Burakowski (ORLC Pastor)

                                                                                             National Anthem Phoenix Middle School Band                                                                                                                                                                                             Rifle Salute Post #95 Firing Squad and Taps

                                                      Special Services at Roselawn and East Delavan Cemeteries

                                                                                      Post #95 Color Guard, Firing Squad and DDHS Buglers