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PUYALLUP’S ANNUAL MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE
May 26 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Puyallup’s official city observance of Memorial Day honors our nation’s fallen and the 137 Puyallup citizens who have died in conflicts from World War I to today.
State Senator Hans Zeiger, 25th Legislative District and Air Force Reserve officer, is the guest speaker. Zeiger is also an historian and recently published his book, “Puyallup in World War II,” about the community’s military members and civilian contributions during the war.
The Clan Gordon Pipe Band and Puyallup High School Wind Ensemble will play. The program includes reading the names of the fallen and placing wreaths, donated by local organizations, at the park’s military memorial statue next to the pavilion.
The program concludes with the stirring “Amazing Grace” played by the Clan Gordon Pipe Band followed by the rifle salute and “Taps.”
The event is free, with indoor seating and is suitable for all ages.