Memorial Day 2012


Come to the DeKalb Memorial Day parade in Downtown DeKalb starting at 9am on Memorial Day Monday, May 28th. Join them on the grounds of Ellwood Museum after the Memorial Day Parade from 10:00am-noon. Celebrate, remember and reflect upon our country and the heroes that made us great. The Mansion will be open free of charge following the Memorial Day Parade and the service.

Monday, May 28 Memorial Services, Parades, Meals Around DeKalb County:

  •  6:45 a.m. Mayors’ Memorial Day Breakfast, Jane Fargo Hotel, Sycamore; $15 at the door
  • 7:55 a.m. Military VIP Motorcycle Escort (Starts, Jane Fargo Hotel)
  • 8:15 a.m. Joiner Cemetery Memorial Service, west of Sycamore on West Old State Road just east of Five Points Road
  •  9:00 a.m. DeKalb Memorial Day Parade & Service, downtown DeKalb
  • 9:00 a.m. 4 Lee/Shabbona/Waterman area Memorial Day Services
  • 9:15 a.m. Service at Pierce Cemetery, Maple Park
  • 9:30 a.m. Service at the Hinckley Community Building, Hinckley
  • 9:30 a.m. Service at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Maple Park
  • 9:30 a.m. Service at Ellwood House, DeKalb; Free tours of the mansion after the service
  • 10 a.m. Parade and Service at the Malta United Methodist Church, Malta

  • 10:00 a.m. Kingston Memorial Day Service
  • 10 a.m. Service at the Sycamore Veterans Home, Sycamore
  • 10:30 a.m. Parade and Service at Elmwood Cemetery, Sycamore
  • 11:15 a.m. Service at American Legion Post 312, Maple Park
  • 11:30 a.m. Parade and Service at Genoa Cemetery, Genoa
  • 1 p.m. Buffet lunch at the Genoa Veterans Home; $4
  • 11:00 a.m. Waterman Memorial Day Service
  • 11:00 a.m. Sandwich Memorial Day Service
  • 11:30 a.m. Genoa Memorial Day Parade
  • Noon, Genoa Memorial Day Service
  • 1:00 p.m. Genoa Memorial Day $4 Buffet, Genoa Veterans Home

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