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

Welcome to the South Dakota 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 South Dakota 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 South Dakota 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.

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In Memoriam
by Andrew & Erin Dennis for Noah E Nohr, Honored by South Dakota Veterans Cemetery

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In Honor Of
by Andrew & Erin Dennis for American Legion Post 128, Honored by South Dakota Veterans Cemetery

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Location Information

SDVCSF - South Dakota Veterans Cemetery
25965 477th Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104, United States

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

Aaron Van Beek, Chris Van Beek

Directions to Cemetery

Directions from I-229 N:

  • Keep left to continue on 476th Ave, follow signs for Minnehaha 125 Cnty
  • Turn right onto Slip Up Creek Rd
  • Follow the road until you see the South Dakota Veterans Cemetery on the left

Directions from I-90 W:

  • Take exit 406 from I-90 W
  • Turn right onto SD-11 N
  • Turn left onto 258th St
  • Turn left onto 477th Ave
  • Follow the road until you see the South Dakota Veterans Cemetery on the right

Directions from I-90 E:

  • Take exit 399 for South Dakota 115 N/Cliff Avenue toward Airport
  • Use any lane to turn left onto 475th Ave/N Cliff Ave
  • Turn right onto E 72nd St N
  • Turn left onto 476th Ave
  • Turn right onto Slip Up Creek Rd
  • Follow the road until you see the South Dakota Veterans Cemetery on the left

Parking Instructions

Please follow the directions of the cemetery staff and the Patriot Guard to allow for the most parking at the cemetery.  Vehicles with handicap plates or permits will be directed to designated spots near the committal shelter.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at South Dakota 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 9 locations 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!

SD0021P - South Dakota Veterans Cemetery by Midwest Honor Flight

Welcome to the South Dakota Veterans Cemetery sponsorship page! Our location is proudly partnered with Midwest Honor Flight to coordinate the ceremony and wreath laying 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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