Ceremonies will be held Monday, May 30, 2022, 9:00-10:00 am at 16357 Butts Canyon Road, Middletown. The floral design class from the Middletown High School will present colorful flowered wreaths in honor of our Veterans who have given so much for our Country.
Sergeant of the Guard Bob Perez from the Lake County Military Honors Team will begin the ceremonies. Veteran Chaplin Charles Schrieber will do the Invocation along with Taps. The Lake County Military Honors Team will perform the three-volley salute. They will be ushered in by Rick Rice of the Patriot Guard Riders.
4H is in charge of the flag ceremony. Girl Scout Troop #10403 (leader Rebecca Crawford) will help with wreath placement and programs and will place a flag on each of the 224 Veteran’s graves with the assistance of Daisy Troop #10917. District One Supervisor Jose (Moke) Simon III, Tribal Chair of the Middletown Rancheria Band of Pomo Indians will be the guest speaker and he will read the names of the Veterans buried at Middletown Rancheria. Jim Comstock, former District One Supervisor will read the names of the Veterans buried in the Middletown Cemetery. Linda Diehl-Darms, Chairwoman of the Middletown Cemetery District will act as Mistress of Ceremonies. The Benediction will be given by Voris Brumfield, Pastor of the Middletown Methodist Church. David Neft will provide the sound and keyboard accompaniment for vocalist Paula Negrete. The Middletown Lion’s Club faithfully provides the chairs and helps with many setup items on this special day.
Please join us for this important event to honor our Veterans.