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Auburn’s Mountain View Cemetery to host special Memorial Day Celebration May 28 at 10 a.m.


Craig Hudson, Cemetery Manager
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AUBURN, Wash. - May 23, 2012 - The public is cordially invited to attend a special Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m. in the flag plaza at Mountain View Cemetery in Auburn, 2020 Mountain View Drive. The Memorial Day Ceremony will include comments by Auburn Mayor Peter Lewis, invocation by Chaplain Michael Hursh, a color guard presentation by Boy Scout Troops 398 and 401, comments by Commander Bill Peloza from Auburn’s VFW Post 1741, and a rifle salute and taps by the Inter-Tribal Warrior Society.

The Star Spangled Banner will be performed by the Auburn Mountainview High School A capella Trio.

The Cemetery is also offering special office hours during the Memorial Day weekend to assist families. Office hours will be from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 26; from 12-4:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 27; and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 28.

The public is also invited to stay after the ceremony for a free hot dog barbeque.

The Cemetery will display many American Flags on the grounds and each Veterans gravesite is decorated with a small flag. The small American flags are donated by the Auburn’s VFW Post 1741.

For more information about the special activities surrounding Memorial Day at Mountain View Cemetery, please call 253-931-3028 or visit www.mtviewcemeteryauburn.gov.

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Mountain View Cemetery
2020 Mountain View Drive
Auburn WA 98001

Mountain View Cemetery is a self-supporting municipal cemetery operated by the City of Auburn and has been serving the community for well over 100 years. It is located on 55 gently sloping acres with sweeping and stunning views of the Cascades Mountains and Mt. Rainier. The Cemetery offers a myriad of options for burial needs and the profit from purchases goes directly into the care, maintenance, and improvement of the cemetery.