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

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

On December 14, 2024 at 11:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), Wreaths Across America will be at Iowa 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. 

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

Sponsor Wreaths

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

Volunteer

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

Invite

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

Wreaths Across America and the Military Order of the World Wars Forge Partnership to Honor Veterans

The collaboration underscores unwavering commitment to honoring veterans and fostering a strong national unity.

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In Memory Of
by Brian J Fuller & Marcia A Fuller for Brian, Honored by Iowa Veterans Cemetery

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In Memory Of
by Brian Olson for Dennis Felt, Navy, Honored by Iowa Veterans Cemetery

In memory of Dennis Felt, and in honor of his 29 years of service in the Navy and Air National Guard.

Check out 178 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

IAVCA - Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Dr
Van Meter Exit
Adel, IA 50003, United States

5,000
9,250
7,547

December 14, 2024 at 11:00 am (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

Patrick Palmersheim, Susan Lunning

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

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Iowa Veterans Cemetery. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

IA0018P - Midwest Honor Flight

Welcome to IA0018P - Midwest Honor Flight! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support South Dakota 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!

IA0003 - Iowa Veterans Cemetery Family Support

Welcome to IA0003 - Iowa Veterans Cemetery Family Support! Our location Sponsorship Group is proud to support Iowa 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!

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