Memorial Day 2022 events in the Heartland

(KFVS) - Communities throughout the Heartland will be honoring those who died while serving in the U.S. military.

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Missouri

A Memorial Day service will be held at the Osage Centre in Cape Girardeau.

Memorial Day weekend at Fort D Historic Site in Cape Girardeau will be Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily.

A Wreath Laying Ceremony will take place at Missouri’s National Veterans Memorial in Perryville.

A Memorial Day service will be held at Sikeston Veterans Park starting at 10:30 a.m. on May 30. If it rains, it will be held at the First Christian Church. The honored guest and speaker will be Major General Cassie Strom, United States Air force (RET).

Bollinger County Veterans of Foreign Wars held a memorial ceremony at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 27 in front of the Bollinger County Courthouse. They honored Bollinger County residents that died in service to the U.S. military.

Illinois

The Annual Memorial Day Service in Carbondale will return to a full, traditional event this year.

A Memorial Day program will be held at the Mound City National Cemetery for the first time in two years.

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