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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Michigan Veterans Cemetery 's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm, Wreaths Across America will be at Michigan Veterans Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

If you have any questions, please contact our volunteer Location Coordinator at cmeintsma@aol.com

Thank you so much for supporting Michigan Veterans Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

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Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.


Wreaths Across America Memorial Day Message

It’s often said that for those who have served “every day is Memorial Day,” a traditionally silent observance in the Veteran’s mind that can best be described as an impossible trinity made up of an overwhelming sense of guilt, grief, and grit....

What's Your Why? Volunteer Spotlight on Lisa Briggs in Ohio

“I found out about Wreaths Across America through a newspaper article from a neighboring county about the Cub Scouts doing it and I thought hey that sounds neat, and I thought we should find a way to do it in Geauga County.”...

218 recent news items exist. Click "View All News" to see them all....

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In Memoriam
by Tina Cuff for Richard James Cuff, Air Force, Honored by Michigan Veterans Cemetery

Thank you for your service to our Country, Dad. 491st Bombardment Group WWll. You are gone, but will never be forgotten.
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In Memoriam
by Tina Cuff for Richard James Cuff, Air Force, Honored by Michigan Veterans Cemetery

Thank you for your service to our Country, Dad. 491st Bombardment Group WWll. You are gone, but will never be forgotten.
Check out 37 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Michigan Veterans Cemetery (MIGRVH)
3000 Monroe NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505

5,400
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December 17, 2022 at 12:00 pm

Catherine Meintsma

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

 All sponsored and grave specific wreaths in 2020 will be placed privately by a core group of volunteers. If you have questions, please contact our volunteer Location Coordinator at cmeintsma@aol.com

Local Groups Supporting Us

Sophie De Marsac Campau Chapter NSDAR (MI0109)

Welcome to Sophie De Marsac Campau Chapter NSDAR (MI0109)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Michigan Veterans Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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Whispering Pines and Prairie Chapter NSDAR (MI0006P)

Welcome to Whispering Pines and Prairie Chapter NSDAR (MI0006P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Michigan Veterans Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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13 groups support us. Click "View Our Groups" to see them all.

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