Monday, May 20, 2024

Adrian Veterans Memorial Ceremony


The 2024 Adrian in Veterans Memorial Ceremony will be held May 25th at 10 am at the Memorial Site in Adrian. The Adrian VFW Post will host the Ceremony. A special Prisoners of War and Missing in Action Ceremony will be held. The 2024 Guest Speaker will be Cornel Drew Mirowitch Captain of the Unit that saved the “Blackhawk Down “ .

The Adrian Veterans Memorial is located ¼ mile east of highway 18 in Adrian. The Veterans Memorial sits on land that now houses a stone which honors Veterans heroes and wars regardless of the war service and include name, rank, unit and years of service.  Engraved bricks to honor Veterans are on display. To date there are 1053 bricks on display.

If you are interested in purchasing an engraved Veteran Brick contact Don Ardnt of Adrian 816-898-2359 Bricks may be ordered at the cost of $50.00 per brick. The sale of Memorial Bricks is an ongoing project with bricks added to the memorial continuously.



Walter Dean Elder, 74, Butler

  It was the wishes of Walter Elder to be cremated with no public services at this time.  Funeral arrangements are under the direction of th...